WCIS e.News

WCIS eNews No. 125
April 6, 2016

California Medical Version 2.0 Went Live Today, April 6, 2016

The WCIS started receiving 837 files according to California Medical Version 2.0 today April 6, 2016.  California Medical Version 2.0 is based on the IAIABC Workers’ Compensation Medical Bill Data Reporting Implementation Guide, Release 2.0 February1, 2014 Publication. The IAIABC guide may be purchased from the IAIABC. The California specific requirements can be found  in the California EDI Implementation Guide for Medical Bill Payment Records, Version 2.0, April 6, 2016.

Important reporting clarifications:

The California Medical Version 2.0 FAQs are posted to the DWC website.

The updated WCIS medical data validation logic is posted on the WCIS website.

WCIS trading partner contacts:

Johnny Lee
email: jblee@dir.ca.gov
phone: 510-286-6772
Trading partner letters A, C, G, I-L, S-V, Z

Elisema Cantu
email: ecantu@dir.ca.gov
phone: 510-286-6763
Trading partner letters B, D-F, H, M-R, W-Y

Antoinette Esqueda
email: aesqueda@dir.ca.gov
phone: 510-286-6773
Medical reports technical contact

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