WCIS eNews No. 53
April 13, 2006

Final WCIS regulations

The final WCIS regulations were approved on Mar. 22, 2006. They can be viewed at http://www.dir.ca.gov/dwc/DWCPropRegs/WCIS_Regulations/WCIS_regulations.htm. Medical bill payment data reporting will become mandatory on Sep. 22, 2006.

WCIS medical data training conference

The second WCIS Medical Data Training Conference will be held on Apr. 27-28, 2006 in Oakland. The training conference is free and registration information can be found on the WCIS Webpage at http://www.dir.ca.gov/DWC/WCIS.htm. Please let us know if you plan to attend by emailing a completed registration form to wcis@dir.ca.gov or faxing it to 510-286-6862.

WCIS advisory committee meeting

The annual WCIS Advisory Committee meeting will be held on May 22, 2006 in Oakland. The agenda and meeting materials will be posted shortly to the WCIS webpage. Please let us know if you plan to attend by emailing wcis@dir.ca.gov.

WCIS Advisory Committee Meeting
Monday, May 22, 2006
9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. (lunch on your own)
Elihu M. Harris State Building Auditorium
1515 Clay Street
Oakland, California 94612

If you have questions, please contact your trading partner contact, listed below.

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

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

Johnny Lee
phone: 510-286-6772
fax: 510-286-6862
Trading partner letters A, I-L, S-V, Z

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