Primary Contact for EDI Claims questions should be directed to Steve Mason at  or 502-782-4540.


Kentucky DWC will be making a few updates to our EDI tables effective January 1, 2015.  These updates include:

1) Currently, we accept Standard Industrial Codes (SIC) and  North American Industry Classification System codes (NAICs) for industry code (DN0025).  Beginning January 1, 2015, we will no longer accept SIC codes.  We are fully migrating to NAICs for industry code (DN0025).  We will accept both 2012 and 2017 NAIC codes. 

2)  Employee Date of Hire (DN0061) will become a mandatory field on the MTC 00 and/or MTC 04.

Stakeholder Meeting July 27, 2012 Questions and Answers

As of September 1, 2011, the Kentucky DWC will be reviewing the files of the 00 Originals, Suspensions and the Initial Payments as before for timely filing.
The Kentucky Department of Workers’ Claims will begin assessing penalties for timeliness on Bimonthly EDI Claims MTC codes as well as timeliness on Proof of Coverage submittals.  The penalty phase will begin July 1, 2012.  If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Cam Lawson at 502-782-4486or via email at

Bimonthly Filing and Proof of Coverage Criteria

Bimonthly Reports Frequently Asked Questions




Claims Release 1.0
These terms are used throughout this Web site, and abbreviated definitions are provided for the convenience of those who are new to the principles of EDI. This glossary is not intended to take the place of any information contained in the IAIABC EDI Implementation Guides.
Data Collection Agent (DCA)
A service company which keypunches the information from paper forms and transmits it electronically on behalf of its clients. The fee for this service is agreed upon between the data collection agent and the client. Many third-party administrators are also able to provide this service.
Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)
Acronym for Electronic Data Interchange.
EDI Support
Those individuals responsible for ensuring your EDI System performs properly. May be a part of your company's Data Processing staff or a contractor/vendor.  
EDI System
The computer application used for generating EDI transmissions. May be a custom application designed by your company's Data Processing staff or commercial software supported by a contractor/vendor. 
Acronym for the International Association of Industrial Accident Boards and Commissions.
Acronym for the Kentucky Department of Workers' Claims.
Trading Partner
Each entity transmitting electronic data via EDI.  
Value-Added Network
An "electronic post office" which routes the electronic reports and acknowledgments from sender to receiver using electronic mailboxes.
Acronym for value-added network.
Department of Workers' Claims
657 Chamberlin Avenue
Frankfort KY  40601
Phone: (502) 564-5550