(1) In 1993, the legislature enacted 39-71-225 , MCA, requiring the department to develop a workers' compensation data base to provide management information about Montana's workers' compensation system to the legislative and executive branches. The department has developed a data base system that is designed to be compatible with the principles identified in 39-71-225 , MCA.
(2) The department is participating in the International Association of Industrial Accident Boards and Commissions' (IAIABC) efforts to nationally standardize electronic reporting of workers' compensation data, known as electronic data interchange (EDI) . The department uses or may eventually use IAIABC standards for reporting claim data, insurance coverage, medical, adjudication, and rehabilitation information.
History: 39-71-203, MCA; IMP, 39-71-225, MCA; NEW, 1994 MAR p. 2630, Eff. 10/1/94; AMD, 2000 MAR p. 2701, Eff. 10/6/00; AMD, 2003 MAR p. 2297, Eff. 10/17/03; AMD, 2006 MAR p. 546, Eff. 2/24/06.