International Association of Industrial Accident Boards and Commissions
Find Information. Connect People.
The IAIABC is an association of workers' compensation regulators and industry professionals who work to advance the efficiency and effectiveness of workers' compensation systems throughout the world.
IAIABC Online Communities
The online communities are here! The first online communities to go live are for reviewing and commenting on Issue Resolution Requests (IRRs). Those who are active participants in the EDI Claims, Medical/eBilling, Proof of Coverage, and Systems Committees will have access to the communities and are encouraged to take part in the discussions.
Visit the online communities at www.iaiabc.org/online-communities. More communities will be going live soon - keep watching!
IAIABC/WCRI Workers' Compensation Laws as of January 1, 2016
The biennial publication of the IAIABC and WCRI joint project is now available. Workers' Compensation Laws is an excellent resource for stakeholders to identify the similarities and differences between workers' compensation regulations in U.S. and Canadian jurisdictions.
Discussion Paper on Formularies for Workers' Compensation
Formularies have become a popular tool to help address the inappropriate use of prescription drugs. A new IAIABC paper, A Discussion on the Use of a Formulary in Workers' Compensation, helps jurisdictions understand the impact of a formulary and provides guidance in successfully implementing a formulary.
Return to Work: A Foundational Approach to Return to Function
Return to work plays a significant role in the health and recovery of the individual, the reduction of disability, and the improvement of productivity and security. Return to Work: A Foundational Approach to Return to Function addresses specific stakeholder groups in workers' compensation and discusses the benefits to that stakeholder group for encouraging and participating in early return to work.
The new IAIABC digital magazine Perspectives will challenge us to think critically and differently about workers’ compensation to help improve the system for its most important stakeholders, employees and employers, and while we’re at it, expand our own minds.
On April 20, the IAIABC hosted its first National Conversation, a discussion on the future public policy objectives of workers' compensation. Nearly 100 industry leaders participated, and perspectives were insightful and thought-provoking. Read on to learn more about what came out of the IAIABC National Conversation.
The IAIABC and ACORD are happy to announce the release of a new XML Workers’ Compensation Proof of Coverage Standard, enhancing the efficiency and improving data quality of workers’ compensation state reporting.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have developed and published the "CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain," providing doctors with recommendations for prescribing practices for opioids.