WCIS eNews No. 77
May 19, 2010

WCIS advisory meeting and California EDI training update

As mentioned in WCIS eNews 76, California-specific EDI training is currently being organized by the California Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) and the IAIABC.  The training will be held in conjunction with the annual WCIS advisory meeting and is set for June 21-22, 2010 in Van Nuys, California and June 23-24 in Oakland, California.  The agenda for the advisory meeting is attached.

The California EDI training will feature two courses:

EDI Claims:  Learn how to submit workers' compensation FROIs and SROIs to the California Division of Workers' Compensation Information System using the IAIABC Claims Release 1 standard.

EDI Medical: Learn how to submit workers’ compensation medical bills to the California Division of Workers’ Compensation using the IAIABC Medical Bill reporting standard.  

More details about the EDI training program can be found in the attached training agenda or online at www.iaiabc.org/CAEDITraining.

To register for the advisory meeting, please email a reply to wcis@dir.ca.gov with the attendee's name, company, email address and the advisory meeting location.  Please include any topics that you would like to see covered.

Registration information for the EDI training can be found at www.iaiabc.org/CAEDITraining.  Please email suggested training topics and questions you would like addressed to wcis@dir.ca.gov.

WCIS trading partner contacts:

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

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

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