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Notice of adoption of IAIABC Claims Release Standard Version 3.1 (ACORD XML format) and Minnesota implementation guide

On Aug. 31, 2020, the Department of Labor and Industry's (DLI's) Work Comp Campus will launch, along with the International Association of Industrial Accident Boards and Commissions (IAIABC) Claims Release Standard Version 3.1 (R3.1) (ACORD XML format) and a corresponding Minnesota implementation guide. R3.1 and the corresponding implementation guide will be used by self-insured employers, insurers and third-party administrators to serve and electronically file workers' compensation reports with the commissioner of DLI.

DLI's Notice of Intent to Adopt R3.1 with a link to the corresponding implementation guide (dated Feb. 11, 2020) was published in the State Register on Feb. 18, 2020, and emailed to employers, insurers and other entities for comment. The comment period ended on May 18, 2020. After considering the comments, the Minnesota implementation guide was adopted with technical, grammatical and formatting changes or corrections for clarification, accuracy and ease of use from the guide as proposed. As described in the Notice of Adoption, the changes correct typographical errors, provide consistency among the guide and tabs in the appendices, and clarify existing requirements.

The Notice of Adoption and adopted Minnesota implementation guide can be viewed at the following links.

Questions may be directed to DLI at or 651-284-5011.

The Feb. 18, 2020, Notice of Intent to Adopt the 3.1 IAIABC standard and the corresponding proposed Minnesota implementation guide (Feb. 11, 2020) are available on the EDI proposed changes, notice of intent webpage.


Testing information for Work Comp Campus EDI

Vendors and direct connection trading partners must test their connections showing they can comply with Minnesota electronic data interchange (EDI) requirements. DLI's EDI Testing Coordinator Jon Brothen will communicate the testing schedule directly to trading partners and vendors. If there are any questions regarding the EDI process or how to test trading partner connectivity, email Brothen at

Minnesota's R3.0 Electronic Filing of First Report of Injury Implementation Guide (in effect until Aug. 31, 2020)

(This guide was last updated April 12, 2017. See what changed.)

View the implementation guide (PDF)

Minnesota IAIABC spreadsheets updated Dec. 20, 2016 (Excel worksheet file) 

  • For help with questions or concerns about trading partner profile applications, contact

  • Send any questions, comments or concerns about EDI/eFROI to If you need a nine-digit personal identification number assigned to an injured worker who does not have a Social Security number, call Cheryl Scherbel, supervisor of Compliance, Records and Training, at 651-284-5135.

  • If you would like updates from DLI about EDI/eFROI, sign up for the trading partners email list.

  • Statutes and rules relating to electronic filing of the FROI can be found on the Office of the Revisor of Statutes website at See Minnesota Statutes 176.231 and 176.285; and Minnesota Rules 5220.25305220.2820 and 5220.2830.

  • International Association of Industrial Accident Boards and Commissions (IAIABC) website: