WCIS eNews No. 84
May 13, 2011

WCIS advisory committee meeting 

The DWC’s annual WCIS advisory committee meeting will be held on June 27, 2011 in Oakland, California. The DWC encourages participation by all interested stakeholders.   

Monday, June 27, 2011 
9:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Elihu Harris State Building Auditorium
1515 Clay Street
Oakland, California 94612

A meeting agenda is attached for your information. If you have specific questions, issues or scenarios that you would like to discuss in the afternoon session, please submit them by June 13, 2011 to John Gordon at jgordon@dir.ca.gov.

The agenda and meeting materials will be posted to the WCIS Web site soon at: http://www.dir.ca.gov/DWC/WCIS.htm. Please reply to this e-mail to let us know if anyone from your organization will be able to attend.

Updated FAQs for FROI SROI and Medical Billing Reporting to WCIS

New FAQs have been added for both FROI SROI and Medical Billing.

Topics covered include:

FROI SROI:  clarification on reporting requirements for SJDB payments, permanent disability payments, late reason codes and class codes for claims filed against a homeowner’s policy

Medical BIlling: clarification on reporting pharmacy bills, information on DWC e-billing regulations

Medical data quality reports 

Trading partner specific data quality reports have been prepared for medical billing transactions submitted between 01/01/2006 and 12/31/2010. The reports include a summary of the acknowledgments for this period by error code and data element number. They will be sent by email to the business contact person for each trading partner.

Aggregated data quality reports for the system are available on the WCIS website at:  http://www.dir.ca.gov/dwc/wcis/WCIS_Reports.html.

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

Contents of this bulletin do not change existing regulatory requirements; they provide additional or revised detail about the technical implementation of those requirements. All technical changes will subsequently be reflected in other WCIS documentation. Any bulletin can be forwarded as needed, but should be forwarded in its entirety and without modification. If you have received a forwarded copy of this bulletin and are concerned about its authenticity, you can view this and previous bulletins on our WCIS web site: http://www.dir.ca.gov/dwc/wcis.htm.

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