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
Jurisdiction to Jurisdiction ("J2J")
This online community provides Jurisdictional Members with a private forum to post questions to peers about workers' compensation regulation, legislation, or administration. Use this community to collaborate, share information, and connect with hundreds of your fellow workers' compensation regulators and agency staff.
Open to Jurisdictional Members
Jurisdictional News and Notices
In this online community, agency staff post news and notices about what's happening in their respective jurisdiction. Share the dates and agendas of open advisory council meetings; let members know about public comment periods on pending rules or legislation; or inform others about new and interesting programs in your jurisdiction.
Open to all IAIABC Members
Visit the online communities at www.iaiabc.org/online-communities or find the link under the "Connect" section.
Perspectives, January 2017: National Conversations
In 2016, the IAIABC and other workers’ compensation organizations held “National Conversations” to discuss the future of workers’ compensation from a state and national perspective. This issue of Perspectives examines this discussions.
EDI Claims Release 3.0 Updated
EDI Training Subscription
The IAIABC is offering an EDI EducationHQ Subscription for its EDI training resources in 2017. EDI training offerings provide on-demand insights and education into EDI for workers' compensation. Subscribers will have on-demand access to EDI training courses, and any employee of a member organization can share in the subscription.
On September 29 at its 102nd Convention, members elected the 2016-2017 IAIABC Board of Directors, the governing body of the Association. The Board of Directors is comprised of leaders from twelve jurisdictional agencies and two ex-officio members.
IAIABC President R.D. Maynard recognized eight individuals at the IAIABC 102nd Convention for their commitment and dedication to improving workers' compensation and their service to the IAIABC.
The US Department of Labor released a report on October 5, 2016 stating the need to explore policy issues such as increasing federal oversight of workers' compensation; strengthening the linkage between injury and illness prevention; long-term management of worker disabilities; and whether to update coordination between Medicare, SSDI, and workers' compensation.
The IAIABC Foundations of Workers' Compensation Administration Program has concluded, awarding eleven participants with certificates of completion. Foundations provides comprehensive education in workers’ compensation policy and administration to jurisdictional agency staff.
During the IAIABC's National Conversation on the Future of Workers' Compensation at the IAIABC 102nd Convention, attendees dissected the goals and objectives of workers' compensation systems including benefit adequacy, coverage, and timely return to work.