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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
4123-6-37.1 - Payment of hospital inpatient services 12/22/17*
4123-6-37.1 Appendix - 2018 hospital inpatient services 12/22/17*
4123-6-37.1 - Business impact analysis 12/22/17*
4123-6-02.2 - Provider access to the HPP - provider certification criteria 1/4/18*
4123-6-02.2 - Business impact analysis 1/4/18*
4123-6-02.3 - Provider access to the HPP - provider application and certification criteria 1/1/18**
4123-6-02.3 - Business impact analysis 1/1/18**
4123-6-32 - Payment for lumbar fusion surgery 1/1/18**
4123-6-32 - Business impact analysis 1/1/18**

* indicates public hearing date

** indicates effective date

Rules awaiting Common Sense Initiative (CSI) recommendations
Rule number and title View/print
4123-3-08 - Preparation and filing of applications for compensation and/or benefits
4123-3-08 - Business impact analysis
4123-3-35 - Employer handicap reimbursement
4123-3-35 - Business impact analysis


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