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Hard Copy Policy Document Submissions

The WCIRB Governing Committee has directed the WCIRB to no longer accept hard copy policy document submissions effective July 1, 2020. In the interim, the WCIRB will continue to assist insurers currently submitting hard copy documents to transition to submitting policy data electronically. For more information, please refer to WCIRB Bulletin No. 2019-24.


WCIRB Policy Data Quality Program and WCIRB Unit Statistical Data Quality Program Updates Effective January 1, 2020

The WCIRB Governing Committee approved updates to the WCIRB Policy Data Quality Program and WCIRB Unit Statistical Data Quality Program (USDQP) effective January 1, 2020 include:

  • Refining and streamlining administrative procedures to more quickly address data quality issues
  • Refining several USDQP metrics to improve effectiveness
  • Incorporating editorial changes for clarity and consistency with other WCIRB data quality programs

These programs effective January 1, 2020 can be accessed via the links below:

https://www.wcirb.com/sites/default/files/documents/2020_jan_wcirb_policy_dq_program.pdf

https://www.wcirb.com/sites/default/files/documents/2020_jan_wcirb_unit_stat_dq_program.pdf

If you have any questions regarding the program revisions, please contact the Data Quality Assurance Team at [email protected].


California Medical Transaction Data Quality Assurance Program Updated Effective January 2019

The WCIRB Governing Committee has approved revisions to the California Medical Transaction Data Quality Assurance Program effective January 2019. Besides clarifying existing provisions, the revised program specifies a timeline by which insurers that become newly eligible to participate in the Program are required to begin reporting medical transaction data. The name of this program has also been simplified to the WCIRB Medical Transaction Data Quality Program.


USR and Policy Data Validation Enhancements in line with Straight Through Processing Initiative

In line with the WCIRB’s Straight Through Processing Initiative, we have implemented significant enhancements to streamline our policy and USR data validation processes and utilize the most effective approaches toward focusing on ensuring timely, complete and accurate data essential for promulgating experience modifications and for ratemaking and research activities. For more information about these enhancements, please click on the links below.