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The Board is adopting a national standard for claim administrators to electronically submit employer claims data. The standard is the International Association of Industrial Accident Boards and Commissions' (IAIABC) Claims Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) Release 3.0. This electronic filing of claims data will be implemented in phases, beginning in spring 2013, and will provide timely, accurate, and credible electronic reporting.

More than 30 states currently use or are actively planning to use the IAIABC EDI standard for claim submissions. Most national carriers already utilize the standard in those jurisdictions. The technology is recognized as the national best practice for First Report of Injury/Subsequent Report of Injury (FROI/SROI), and has a proven track record.

The Board is collaborating with claim administrators in the workers' compensation industry to ensure that this transition to electronic filing is as seamless as possible. Electronic claims filing supports the Board's continuing effort to improve services to injured workers of New York and their employers. In fact, based on the experience of other states that have implemented the IAIABC standard, the Board anticipates that its adoption in New York will yield significant benefits.

The Board is supporting transparent and continuous two-way communications with all stakeholders impacted by this transition. As a first step, the Board's Office of Stakeholder Outreach and Education requested that insurance carriers, self-insurers and third party administrators provide their departmental contact information. This contact information enhanced the Board's capacity to directly interact with appropriate individuals from these stakeholders.

For more information on the IAIABC Claims Release 3.0, please visit the EDI Implementation Guide section of the IAIABC website at: Link to External Website.

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July 29, 2015

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July 3, 2015

July 3, 2015

  • FAQs  Appropriate MTC Filing – Question #7 Added
    What should I file if I have filed a suspension and a decision reclassifies a Benefit Type (Modified Prior Awards) as a SROI-CB is not allowed per the sequencing rules when there is a break in continuity of benefits?

June 26, 2015

June 23, 2015

In accordance with the Payor Compliance initiative, the SROI-PD changes made are:

May 8, 2015

March 24, 2015

  • FAQs  Appropriate MTC Filing – Question #6 Added
    The employer (Insured) is paying the claimant wages, however, we (Claim Administrator) are accepting the claim without liability per Section 21-a. Should we file a SROI-EP with Agreement to Compensate Code (DN0075) equal to “W” Without Liability?
  • FAQs  Web Data Entry – Question #1 Added
    I have noticed while using eCase and Web Data Entry at the same time that my Web Data Entry freezes at times. What causes this and how can I avoid it?

March 10, 2015

  • NY Requirement Tables Rev. 03/10/2015
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January 26, 2015

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December 15, 2014

December 12, 2014

  • FAQs  Appropriate MTC Filing – Question #5 Added
    Can I submit a SROI-02 if I recently sent a SROI that was missing historical (prior) benefits but included the more recent benefits?

December 5, 2014

  • FAQs  Key Facts #9 Modified
    Will the WCB still require filing of paper forms such as the C-240, C-11, and Employer’s Reimbursement Request?

September 25, 2014

August 5, 2014

July 30, 2014

  • FAQs  Key Facts #10 Added
    What should an Uninsured Employer or their counsel file to Controvert a claim since the C-7 form is now obsolete?

July 18, 2014

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