U.S.

Department of Labor Employment Standards Administration Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs Division of Federal Employees’ Compensation

Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)
Integrated Federal Employees’ Compensation System
November 28, 2007

U.S. Department of Labor Employment Standards Administration Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs Division of Federal Employees’ Compensation

Electronic CA-1 and CA-2 and EDI
• • • • What is EDI? Why EDI? Where is EDI Used? Electronic CA-1 and CA-2
– The OWCP Implementation Convention (IC) – The OWCP Electronic Case Create System Overview

• Some Third Party Service Agencies • Comments/Questions?
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U.S. Department of Labor Employment Standards Administration Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs Division of Federal Employees’ Compensation

What is EDI?
• EDI is the computer-to-computer exchange of business documents.

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Why EDI?
• Data accuracy – No manual re-keying of data. • Faster processing times, easy to implement and easy to maintain. • Case number notification within 48 hours. • No need to mail or fax CA1/CA2 forms to OWCP. • Cost savings
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U.S. Department of Labor Employment Standards Administration Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs Division of Federal Employees’ Compensation

Electronic CA-1 and CA-2
EDI, the computer-to-computer exchange of CA1/CA2 for a case number allows for OWCP to:

Transmits EDI Case data today

responds with an EDI case number 24-48 hours later

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U.S. Department of Labor Employment Standards Administration Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs Division of Federal Employees’ Compensation

The OWCP Implementation Convention (IC)
• The participating agency is provided with copies of the OWCP Implementation Convention (IC) which contains guidelines for the following transaction data sets:
– 148 is used to submit the Federal Workers’ Compensation report of Injury and/or illness (CA1/CA2) – 824 is used to return the Case Number assigned to each 148 report. – 997 is used to acknowledge receipt of the 148 and 824

Depending on any error that may occur it will be return to the submitting agency inside the one of the following transaction data sets:
– 824 Failure to comply with the 148 IC. – 997 Failure to comply with the standard syntax.

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The OWCP Electronic Case Create System Overview
Step 1

Agency Agency Agency

Sends 148 CA-1/CA-2

OWCP OWCP OWCP OWCP
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Acknowledges

Step 2

Receipt 997

Step 3

Sends 824 Case Number

Step 4

Agency

Acknowledges

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Receipt 997 Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)

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SomeThird Party Service Agencies
 U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs
Rocco DiFronzo 512-326-6695 rocco.difronzo@mail.va.gov

 U.S. Department of Transportation
Margaret Ike and Steve Michaliscka 405-0954-0801

 Department of Defense
John Wyatt 703-696-1228 john.wyatt@cpms.osd.mil

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Comments/Questions?

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