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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
4123-3-08 - Preparation and filing of applications for compensation and/or benefits 2/20/18*
4123-3-08 - Business impact analysis 2/20/18*
4123-3-35 - Employer handicap reimbursement 2/20/18*
2/20/18*4123-3-35 - Business impact analysis

* indicates public hearing date

** indicates effective date

Rules awaiting Common Sense Initiative (CSI) recommendations
Rule number and title View/print
4123-6-33 - Payment for health and behavior assessment and intervention services
4123-6-33 - Business impact analysis
4123-3-15 - Claim procedures subsequent to allowance
4123-3-15.1 - Dismissal of an application for the determination of percentage of permanent partial disability
4123-3-32 - Temporary total examinations
Claims procedure rules - Business impact analysis
4123-6-08 - Bureau fee schedule
4123-6-08 Appendix - 2018 Professional Provider Medical Services Fee Schedule
4123-6-08 - Business impact analysis
4123-6-37.2 - Payment of hospital outpatient services
4123-6-37.2 Appendix - 2018 Hospital Outpatient Services
4123-6-37.2 - Stakeholder feedback
4123-6-37.2 - Business impact analysis
4123-6-37.3 - Payment of ambulatory surgical center services
4123-6-37.3 Appendix - ASC reimbursement levels 2018
4123-6-37.3 - Stakeholder feedback
4123-6-37.3 - Business impact analysis
4123-6-21.3 - Outpatient medication formulary
4123-6-21.3 Appendix - Formulary list of medications covered by the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation
4123-6-21.3 - Business impact analysis


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