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OhioBWC - Basics:  Rules under review

OAC Rules Under Review

On this page, you can access proposed Ohio Administrative Code (OAC) rule changes relating to workers’ compensation.

You can view and print proposed OAC rules by clicking on the View/print icons listed below. Interested parties may submit public comments on proposed rules to Aniko Nagy in BWC’s Legal Division. We have also included a section on rules awaiting Common Sense Initiative (CSI) approval.

Additional resources

The Register of Ohio's website includes links to public hearing notices concerning changes to BWC rules.

The Ohio Business Gateway’s Regulatory Reform page allows visitors to register to receive e-mail alerts when agency rules are open for review.

BWC’s rules and statutes page lists current OAC rules relating to Ohio’s workers’ compensation system.


Rules proposed to BWC Board of Directors
Rule number and title Public comment deadline View/print
4123-6-37.2 - Payment of hospital outpatient services 4/4/16*
4123-6-37.2 - Appendix - 2016 Hospital Outpatient Services 4/4/16*
4123-6-37.2 - Business impact analysis 4/4/16*
4123-6-02.22 - Provider access to the HPP – ambulatory surgical center arthroplasty center requirements 4/4/16*
4123-6-02.22 - Business impact analysis 4/4/16*
4123-6-02.22 - Stakeholder feedback 4/4/16*
4123-6-08 - Bureau fee schedule 4/4/16*
4123-6-08 Appendix - 2016 Professional Provider Medical Services Fee Schedule 4/4/16*
4123-6-08 - Business impact analysis 4/4/16*
4123-6-08 - Stakeholder feedback 4/4/16*
4123-6-37.3 - Payment of ambulatory surgical center services 4/4/16*
4123-6-37.3 Appendix - 2016 Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC) Fee Schedule 4/4/16*
4123-6-37.3 - Business impact analysis 4/4/16*
4123-6-37.3 - Stakeholder feedback 4/4/16*

* indicates public hearing date

** indicates effective date

Rules awaiting Common Sense Initiative (CSI) recommendations
Rule number and title View/print
4123-17-14 - Reporting of payroll and reconciliation of premium due
4123-17-14 - Business impact analysis
4123-17-02 - Basic or manual rate
4123-17-02 - Business impact analysis
VSSR - Chapter 5 - All workshops and factories (five-year rule review)
VSSR - Chapter 5 - Mechanical power transmission apparatus (five-year rule review - no change)
VSSR - Chapter 5 - Business impact analysis


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