COVID-19: DWC, WCAB Update Forms to Identify COVID-19-Related Injuries
The Division of Workers' Compensation (DWC) and Workers' Compensation Appeals Board (WCAB) announced today they have updated certain forms to include a new body part code specific to injuries related to COVID-19 to properly allow for identifying said injuries.

The updated forms now include the new body part code - "900" - for filing claims related to COVID-19. Below are the forms that have been updated:

  • Document Cover Sheet
  • Application for Adjudication of Claim
  • Compromise and Release
  • Stipulations with Request for Award (for injury on or after 1/1/2013)

The updated forms are now available on the DWC website and will be made available for e-filers beginning May, 23, 2020.

To view the announcement in full, click here .