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ACCES-VR
Adult Career and Continuing Education Services-Vocational Rehabilitation
ACOE
Arising out of and in the Course of Employment
ANCR
Accident, Notice and Causal Relationship
ATF
Aggregate Trust Fund
AWW
Average Weekly Wage
BTC
Benefit Type Code
CACN
Claim Administrator Claim Number
CED
Common Employer Database
CIS
Claims Information System
CL
Continuous Lapse
DA
Data Administration
DB
Disability Benefits
DN
Data Element (eClaims)
DOL
New York State Department of Labor
ECF
Electronic Case Folder
EDI
Electronic Data Interchange
FEIN
Federal Employer Identification Number
FMLA
Family and Medical Leave Act
FOIA/FOIL
Freedom of Information Act/Law
FROI
First Report of Injury
IAIABC
International Association of Industrial Accident Boards and Commissions
IC, IC2
Insurance Compliance System
IME
Independent Medical Examination
JCN
Jurisdiction Claim Number
MDO
Medical Director’s Office
MMI
Maximum Medical Improvement
MOD
Memorandum of Decision
MTC
Maintenance Type Code
MTG
Medical Treatment Guidelines
NAIC
National Association of Insurance Commissioners
NFA
No Further Action
NSO
Non-Scannable Object
NYCIRB or CIRB
New York Compensation Insurance Rating Board
NYSAWW
New York Statewide Average Weekly Wage
NYSIF
New York State Insurance Fund
OD
Occupational Disease
ODNCR
Occupational Disease, Notice and Causal Relationship
OOC
Order of the Chair
PFL
Paid Family Leave
PAR
Prior Authorization Request
PFME
Prima Facie Medical Evidence
PHP
Protracted Healing Period
POC
Proof of Coverage (Compliance, IC2)
POI
Party of Interest
PPD
Permanent Partial Disability
PTD
Permanent Total Disability
REEMP
Reimburse Employer
RFA
Request for Further Action
SLU
Schedule Loss of Use
SIC
Standard Industrial Classification
SL
Statutory Lapse (Compliance)
SROI
Subsequent Report of Injury
TPD
Temporary Partial Disability
TTD
Temporary Total Disability
TPA
Third-Party Administrator
UEF
Uninsured Employers' Fund
UIER
Unemployment Insurance Employer Registration number (same as ERNUM)
VAWBL
Volunteer Ambulance Workers Benefit Law
VFBL
Volunteer Firefighter Workers Benefit Law
WCB
Workers’ Compensation Board
WCL
Workers’ Compensation Law
WCLJ
Workers’ Compensation Law Judge