The Iowa Division of Workers' Compensation (DWC) is implementing mandatory electronic filing (eFiling) in contested cases via the Workers' Compensation Electronic System (WCES) effective July 22, 2019.
The DWC has changed some of its forms due to the transition to WCES. All of the new DWC forms are listed below. Click on a form's name to download a fill-able PDF version of the form.
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Hearing Report in Microsoft Word Format
Shorthand Reporter Identification
Parties are encouraged to use the new settlement forms immediately. However, the agency will continue to accept settlements on the “old” forms through August 30, 2019. The “old” forms shall be submitted via WCES as proposed settlement forms. Effective September 1, 2019, the old settlement forms will not be accepted.
Independent Medical Examination (IME)
Defer Payment of Filing Fees
Payment of Benefits
Vocational Rehabilitation Program Benefit Under Iowa Code section 85.70(1)
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