WCIS eNews No. 39
February 17, 2004

Improved WCIS system cutover postponed to April

Code modifications to the WCIS system are still being tested and verified. For this reason, the Division of Workers Compensation has postponed its deployment from February 27, 2004 (WCIS e-News #38) to April 30, 2004.

Draft of proposed revisions to the California WCIS Implementation Guide:

The WCIS is making corrections and additions to the California WCIS Implementation Guide. A draft of the revised guide is now available at the WCIS Website. It is very important for all trading partners and future trading partners to carefully review the updates and provide appropriate comments.

The draft of the revised guide is a zipped file that will need to be unzipped. It is located at: http://www.dir.ca.gov/dwc/WCIS.htm.

Please contact your trading partner contact if you have any questions or comments.

Alice Cantu, trading partners - B, D-F, N, O, W-Y
e-mail: ecantu@dir.ca.gov
Tel: 415.703-4418 Fax: 415.703.5911

Damon Chen, trading partners - C, G-H, M, P-R
e-mail: dcchen@dir.ca.gov
Tel. 415.703-4413 Fax: 415.703.5911

Johnny Lee, trading partners - A, I-L, S, U-V, Z
e-mail: jblee@dir.ca.gov
Tel: 415.703.4427 Fax: 415.703.5911

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