shall use the Official Disability Guidelines (ODG) in making their
treatment authorization decisions.
The ODG are
evidence based treatment guidelines that BWC and the MCOs will be using to
assist in medical and claims case management. ODG is a web-based tool available
to BWC and MCO staff on their desktops. BWC and MCO staff will be able to
easily search and find pertinent information necessary to everyday issues in
claims and medical case management.
Ohio providers can take advantage of
the BWC negotiated price if they order on the web www.WorkLossData.com or call
the toll free number (800-488-5548).