New: Companion Case Liens

Repetitive work is often frustrating, time consuming, and expensive. Until now, that has certainly been true of filing companion case liens. Because the DWC doesn’t allow the filing of liens on companion cases, each lien had to be filed one at a time. That is no longer true with EDEXOne. While your liens are still […]

Get Familiar with Filing Functions for Fun and…Flexibility?

Yes, that’s a lame alliteration, but your “Manage Filings” feature has all sorts of very not-lame functionality that is worth familiarizing yourself with. (I do realize that I am probably dating myself by referencing Gumby). Here is a quick guide to get you started: Once you file or mail a document in EDEXOne you will […]

Independent Bill Review (IBR), Second Bill Review (SBR) and Lien Filing: Flowcharts and Forms

The flowchart below can help you decide between filing for Independent Bill Review (IBR) and/or filing a lien. Additionally, if you need to submit a request for Second Bill Review (SBR), that document can be automatically populated and mailed via your EDEX account from Form Templates:

Tired of Hunting for Claim Numbers? (plus a few other quick tips)

Do you need the insurance claim number for your ADJ case management? There is a quick way to request that number via EDEX. When you select a mailed document (not filed into EAMS), you have access to numerous template documents as shown below: The Request for Insurance Claim Number template will allow you to quickly […]

Cleaning House in EAMS

We’ve all heard, “garbage in – garbage out” and it is certainly applicable to work comp data! One data element that can easily be cleaned up in EAMS is your address. However there is more to understanding this process than meets the eye. Most work comp participants are familiar with the UAN (Uniform Assigned Name) […]

Filing Trial Exhibits in EAMS

The WCAB has implemented many changes to accommodate Covid restrictions. One of those is that trial exhibits must be filed electronically — either via JetFile or eFile. There are two issues to consider when filing your trial exhibits: The requirements of the judge and court. The programmatic limitations of electronic filing. Below, we have outlined […]

The Hard Way or the EDEX Way:

Notices of Representation & Substitutions of Attorney When you look up the EAMS directions for filing a Notice of Representation or Substitution of Attorney, you will find SEVEN pages of instruction. When you want to file these documents via EDEX, much of that process is automated. Send us your NOR or Substitution document to be […]

10% of Job Applicants Have Past, Litigated Work Comp Injuries

If you are an employer, your hiring process can include a background search of an applicant’s past, litigated work comp injuries. While the average demographic of these injuries is 10%, some industries are much higher. Additionally, EDEX provides automated alerts when a new case opens for an employee and the ability to track that case […]

Work Smarter (and faster)!

Many aspects of our jobs can be repetitive tasks – doing the same thing – over, and over, and over again.  The positive side of repetitive activity is that these tasks are usually the easiest to automate.   Managing your California, litigated work comp data is no different.   Are you doing any of these repetitive tasks? — Searching for […]