EDI Claims Standards

IAIABC EDI Claims Standards are used by claims administrators to report workers' compensation first report of injury and subsequent report of injury claims data to U.S. jurisdictions. EDI Claims Release 3.1 is the most current release and is maintained on an ongoing basis. Revised documentation for EDI Claims Release 3.1 is published on January 1 of each year.


Claims State Implementation

Download the EDI Jurisdictional Profiles (Members) to learn more about implementations of all IAIABC EDI Standards.

View the EDI Jurisdictional Summary (Non-Members) for basic implementation insight on all IAIABC EDI Standards.

View the Claims Release 3.1 Implementation Schedule

Claims Implementation Map


EDI Claims Release 3.1 Standard Documents

Publication Date: January 1, 2020

Standard documents include: 

  • Implementation Guide
  • Business Scenarios
  • Event Table
  • Element Requirement Table
  • Edit Matrix
  • IAIABC XML Schema (new)
  • IAIABC XML Flat File Mapping Document (new)
  • IAIABC XML User Guide (new)
  • IAIABC XML Sample Files (new)
  • IAIABC to ACORD XML Comparison (new)
  • EDI Claims Release 3.1 XML Transactions ACORD Companion Guide (no longer supported)

Download (IAIABC Jurisdictional and EDI Members) or purchase access (Associate Members or Non-Members)


EDI Claims Release 3.0 Standard Documents

Final Publication Date: January 1, 2017

Standard documents include: 

  • Implementation Guide
  • Edit Matrix
  • Element Requirement Table
  • UR Requirement Table
  • EDI Claims Release 3.0 XML Transactions ACORD Companion Guide (no longer supported)

Download (IAIABC Jurisdictional and EDI Members) or Purchase Access (Associate Members and Non-Members) to Claims Release 3.0 


EDI Claims Release 1.0 Standard Documents

Final Publication Date: February 15, 2002

Standard documents include: 

  • Implementation Guide
  • Edit Matrix
  • Element Requirement Table
  • Event Table

Download (IAIABC Jurisdictional and EDI Members) or Purchase Access (Associate Members and Non-Members) to Claims Release 1.0 


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