WCIS eNews No. 95
July 25, 2013


CA WCIS is migrating to IAIABC Medical Release 2 standards

The Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC), Workers’ Compensation Information System (WCIS) has planned to migrate from IAIABC Medical Release 1.1 to IAIABC Medical Release 2 in the fall of 2014. The California EDI Implementation Guide for Medical Bill Payment Records for Release 2 and the programming logic for validating incoming Release 2 data are posted to the online forum where members of the public may review and comment on the proposal.

The forum can be found at: http://www.dir.ca.gov/Wcjudicial.htm. Click on “current forums” at the top of the page.

Comments will be accepted on the forum until 5:00 p.m. on August 5, 2013. Please feel free to participate in this important process.

WCIS trading partner contacts:

Johnny Lee
email: jblee@dir.ca.gov
phone: 510-286-6772
fax: 510-286-6862
Trading partner letters A, I-L, S-V, Z

Elisema Cantu
email: ecantu@dir.ca.gov
phone: 510-286-6763
fax: 510-286-6862
Trading partner letters B, D-F, N, O, W-Y

Kenneth Kong
email: kkong@dir.ca.gov
phone: 510-286-6753
fax: 510-286-6862
Trading partner letters C, G, H, M, P-R

Antoinette Esqueda
email: aesqueda@dir.ca.gov
phone: 510-286-6773
fax: 510-286-6862
Medical reports technical contact


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