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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
4123-6-21 - Payment for outpatient medication 04/25/17*
4123-6-21.1 - Payment for outpatient medication by self-insuring employer 04/25/17*
4123-6-21.2 - Pharmacy and therapeutics committee 04/25/17*
Pharmacy Rules - Business impact analysis 04/25/17*
4123-6-08 - Bureau fee schedule 03/23/17*
4123-6-08 - Appendix 03/23/17*
4123-6-08 - Business impact analysis 03/23/17*
4123-6-37.2 - Payment of hospital outpatient services 03/23/17*
4123-6-37.2 - Appendix 03/23/17*
4123-6-37.2 - Business impact analysis 03/23/17*
4123-6-37.3 - Payment of ambulatory surgical center services 03/23/17*
4123-6-37.3 - Appendix 03/23/17*
4123-6-37.3 - Stakeholder feedback 03/23/17*
4123-6-37.3 - Business impact analysis 03/23/17*
4123-5-18 - Medical proof required for payment of compensation TBD
4123-6-02.5 - Provider access to the HPP - provider not certified TBD
4123-5-18 and 4123-6-02.5 - Business impact analysis TBD

* indicates public hearing date

** indicates effective date

Rules awaiting Common Sense Initiative (CSI) recommendations
Rule number and title View/print
Marine Industry Fund Rules - Five-year rule review
Marine Industry Fund Rules - Business impact analysis
4123-17-16 - Penalties: late payment and reporting
4123-17-16 - Business impact analysis
Chapter 4123-19 - Five-year rule review
Chapter 4123-19 - Business impact analysis


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