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We were advised by the Division earlier this month that the Zoom meeting IDs used to access benefit review conferences and other remote meetings were being changed starting in January. Instead of the usual 10-digit meeting ID assigned to each Benefit Review Officer, which we have been using since remote BRCs became the norm during COVID, the new meeting IDs are 11-digit numbers beginning with either 160 or 161. 

Some of us were exposed to the new system a bit early on December 19, when we called in to attend our BRCs using the usual Zoom call-in number. Upon entering the new 160 or 161 meeting ID to access our BRCs we received a recorded message to the effect that the meeting ID was not authorized. We were eventually able to access and participate via the internet by accessing the Division’s Zoom site ( and entering the 11-digit meeting ID listed in the BRC notification. 

We were later advised that BRCs may still be accessed by telephone but the call-in number has also been changed. The new dial-in number is 551-285-1373.

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