NEW DIAGNOSTIC CODES APPROVED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS

The Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) and its Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) have approved a change in forms to reflect a transition from the ICD-9 system of diagnosis to the ICD-10 system of diagnosis, effective October 1, 2015. The following forms will be updated: • Doctor’s First Report of Injury (Form 5021) • Primary