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March 24, 2011  

DWC to stop accepting some pre-August 2010 OCR forms

The Division of Workers’ Compensation will stop accepting outdated versions of some OCR forms beginning April 1.

Last year, DWC made changes to several of its forms that filers use in the Electronic Adjudication Management System (EAMS). The updated forms were posted on the website Aug. 2, 2010.

The changes included:

While DWC directed filers to use the updated forms at the time of release, the division continued to accept the older versions during the transition. But starting April 1, the outdated forms will be rejected.

Filers who are filling out forms directly from the DWC Web site or e-forms filers logging into EAMS to fill out e-forms will not be affected. This is an issue only for filers who downloaded pre-Aug. 2 forms to their computers and have been using them to file new cases.

DWC worked with OCR forms vendors to ensure their forms were compatible with the changes. Clients can check with their vendor to make sure they are using the updated versions.

Here is the complete list of added and deleted titles:

Added titles

ADJ LEGAL DOCS Appeal of Determination of A.D.-Other
ADJ LEGAL DOCS   Appeal of Determination of A.D.-RSU
ADJ LEGAL DOCS Notice of Offer of Regular Work
ADJ LEGAL DOCS 10770.5 Verification   
ADJ LEGAL DOCS 10770.6 Verification
ADJ LEGAL DOCS Answer to S & W
ADJ LIENS AND BILLS Bills-other
ADJ LEGAL DOCS Change of Handling Location
ADJ LEGAL DOCS Points and Authorities (adds Trial Brief-Hearing Brief to the existing title)
ADJ LEGAL DOCS Notice of Permanent Disability Benefits
ADJ MEDICAL DOCS P & S Report   
ADJ LEGAL DOCS Petition for Finding of Fact
ADJ LEGAL DOCS Petition to Change Administrator of Award
ADJ LEGAL DOCS Proposed Order/Award
ADJ MISC Settlement Offer Letter
ADJ MEDICAL DOCS   Treating Physician
ADJ LEGAL DOCS Venue Verification
DEU MISC Proof of Service
INT MISC I & A Conference Appointment Notice
INT MISC Request to I & A for Conference
RSU DWC-AD forms Objection – Other

Deleted titles 

ADJ Legal   Appeal of Determination of Rehabilitation Unit  External
VOC All of the Voc rehab doc titles   External

For more information, email EAMS@dir.ca.gov

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