(1) Reporting parties who report electronically, whether voluntarily or when required by 39-71-225 , MCA, shall sign a written agreement with the department. The reporting parties may designate another entity, approved by the department, to serve as their reporting agent. The written agreement will provide the effective date to send and receive the electronic reports, the acceptable data to be sent and received, the method of transmission to be used, and other pertinent agreements between the parties.
(2) Electronic reporting for workers' compensation claims and insurance coverage information must be reported using a department supported IAIABC product, using the IAIABC flat file format. The department will not accept electronic reports submitted in any other formats after the transition to the IAIABC product is complete.