International Association of Industrial Accident Boards and Commissions
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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 Releases Opt-Out Analysis Paper
Understanding the Opt-Out Alternative examines the issue in-depth, addressing key assertions of opt-out proponents including comparability of benefits and coverage to provide a framework and fact-based analysis to guide the continuing public policy debate.
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.
The IAIABC is calling for candidates for its Board of Directors, the governing body of the Association. Candidates must be in an executive role with with a Jurisdictional Member organization and have workers' compensation policy and administrative responsibilities.
A new report from the IAIABC analyzes the protections of workers’ compensation with those defined in employee benefit plans allowed under Oklahoma’s alternative plans. Understanding the Opt-Out Alternative examines the issue in-depth, addressing key assertions of opt-out proponents including comparability of benefits and coverage to provide a framework and fact-based analysis to guide the continuing public policy debate.
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.