WCIS eNews No. 61
September 15, 2006

Medical bill reporting variance requests

As a reminder, variance requests for medical bill reporting must be received by Sep. 22, 2006. The DWC is providing the attached information to interested trading partners as an aide. The Variance Request Checklist can also be downloaded at http://www.dir.ca.gov/DWC/WCISenews/MedicalBillReportingVarianceRequestChecklist.pdf.

Acknowledgment delay

Due to an extraordinarily large number of transactions received this past week, the system is experiencing a one week delay in acknowledgments. We hope to be caught up soon and apologize for the delay.

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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