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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 email alerts when agency rules are open for review.

BWC's rules page lists current OAC rules relating to Ohio's worrkers' compensation system.


 
 
Rules proposed to BWC Board of Directors
 
Rule number and title Public comment deadline View/print
 
4123-6-01.2 - Provisional treatment reimbursement approval - pilot program 5/14/19*
4123-6-01.2 - Business impact analysis 5/14/19*
 
Chapter 3 - BWC claims procedure rules - 5-year rule review 5/14/19*
Chapter 3 - BWC claims procedure rules - Business impact analysis 5/14/19*
 
Chapter 19 - Self-insuring employer rules TBD*
Chapter 19 - Business impact analysis TBD*
 
4123-6-08 - Bureau fee schedule 5/1/19**
4123-6-08 Appendix - 2019 Professional Provider Medical Services Fee Schedule 5/1/19**
4123-6-08 - Business impact analysis 5/1/19**
 
4123-6-37.2 - Payment of hospital outpatient services 5/1/19**
4123-6-37.2 Appendix - 2019 Hospital Outpatient Services 5/1/19**
4123-6-37.2 - Stakeholder feedback 5/1/19**
4123-6-37.2 - Business impact analysis 5/1/19**
 
4123-6-37.3 - Payment of ambulatory surgical center services 5/1/19**
4123-6-37.3 Appendix - 2019 Ambulatory Surgical Center Fee Schedule 5/1/19**
4123-6-37.3 - Stakeholder feedback 5/1/19**
4123-6-37.3 - Business impact analysis 5/1/19**
 
Chapter 6 - Lumbar fusion surgery, HBAI and medical treatment reimbursement requests 6/1/19**
Chapter 6 - Stakeholder feedback 6/1/19**
Chapter 6 - Business impact analysis 6/1/19**
 
4123-6-21.3 - Outpatient medication formulary 6/1/19**
4123-6-21.3 Appendix - Formulary List of Medications Covered by the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation 6/1/19**
4123-6-21.3 - Business impact analysis 6/1/19**
 

* indicates public hearing date

** indicates effective date


 
 
Rules awaiting Common Sense Initiative (CSI) recommendations
 
Rule number and title View/print
 
Vocational rehab rules - Five-year review
Vocational rehab rules - Stakeholder feedback
Vocational rehab rules - Business impact analysis