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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
4123-3-23 - Limitations on the filing of fee bills 6/11/15*
4123-3-23 - Business impact analysis 6/11/15*
4123-6-01.2 - Provisional treatment reimbursement approval - pilot program 5/22/15*
4123-6-01.2 - Business impact analysis 5/22/15*
4123:1-5-24 - Poles (Five-year rule review) 5/4/15*
4123:1-5-28 - Helicopters (Five-year rule review) 5/4/15*
Chapter 5 VSSR rules - Business impact analysis 5/4/15*

* indicates public hearing date

** indicates effective date

Rules awaiting Common Sense Initiative (CSI) recommendations
Rule number and title View/print
4123-3-36 - Immediate allowance and payment of medical bills in claims
4123-3-36 - Business impact analysis
Chapter 21 VSSR rules - Fire fighting rules - Five-year rule review
Chapter 21 VSSR rules - 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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