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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
4123-6-08 - Bureau fee schedule 3/20/15
4123-6-08 - Business impact analysis 3/20/15
4123-6-21.3 - Outpatient medication formulary 3/20/15
4123-6-21.3 Appendix - BWC outpatient medication formulary 3/20/15
4123-6-21.3 - Business impact analysis 3/20/15
4123-6-37.2 - Payment of hospital outpatient services 3/20/15
4123-6-37.2 - Business impact analysis 3/20/15
4123-6-37.3 - Payment of ambulatory surgical center services 3/20/15
4123-6-37.3 - Business impact analysis 3/20/15
4123:1-5-15 - Hoisting and haulage equipment (Five-year rule review) TBD*
4123:1-5-24 - Poles (Five-year rule review) TBD*
4123:1-5-25 - Vehicle-mounted elevating and rotating work platforms (Five-year rule review) TBD*
4123:1-5-28 - Helicopters (Five-year rule review) TBD*
Chapter 5 VSSR rules - Business impact analysis TBD*

* indicates public hearing date

** indicates effective date

Rules awaiting Common Sense Initiative (CSI) recommendations
Rule number and title View/print
4123-3-23 - Limitations on the filing of fee bills
4123-3-23 - Business impact analysis
4123-6-01.2 - Provisional treatment reimbursement approval - pilot program
4123-6-01.2 - Business impact analysis
HPP Rules - Operational rules
HPP Rules - Operational rules (no change)
HPP Rules - Business impact analysis
HPP Rules - Provider payment rules
HPP Rules - Provider payment rules (no change)
HPP Rules - Business impact analysis


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