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
EDI General Interest Community
This will be the home for EDI news, updates, questions, tips, experiences and general information about IAIABC EDI standards, with the purpose to stimulate conversation around EDI interests, issues, opportunities and other relevant information. This community replaces the EDI Blog.
Open to U.S. Jurisdictional and EDI Members.
Issue Resolution Request Communities
These communities 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 have access to the communities and are encouraged to take part in the discussions.
Open to U.S. Jurisdictional and EDI Members
EDI Standards Notifications Community
This community provides insight to Issue Resolutions and Voting Results for all IAIABC EDI Standards. The purpose of this community is to ensure consensus prior to finalization of issue resolutions and to inform the public of voting outcomes.
Open to the Public
Visit the online communities at www.iaiabc.org/online-communities. More communities will go live soon!
Accidentally Podcast: Reflections on the DOL Report
The Department of Labor's report on the state of workers' compensation in the U.S. has the industry talking. Jennifer Wolf Horejsh, IAIABC Executive Director, shares her thoughts on the report and where we go from here in her newest "Accidentally" podcast.Return to Work: A Foundational Approach to Return to Function
Gain insights into "what's in it for me" in supporting, promoting, and participating in return to work from six different stakeholder perspectives in this paper from the IAIABC Disability Management and Return to Work Committee.
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 is pleased to recognize the Washington Department of Labor and Industries and the Virginia Workers' Compensation Commission for their innovation in workers' compensation through the inaugural IAIABC Innovation Awards.
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.