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OhioBWC - Basics:  Injured worker glossary

Injured worker glossary

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

A Top

Additional condition - What is a subsequent decision?

Allowed condition - What happens if a condition is not allowed?

Appeal process

Authorized representative

B Top

BWC Order

C Top

Change or dismiss attorney?

Change doctors

Claim assignment

Claim status definitions

New Claim
Pending
Allowed
Allowed/Appeal
Hearing
Hearing DHO
Disallowed/appeal
Disallowed
Dismissed
Pending settled – indemnity
Pending Settled – medical & indemnity
Pending settled – Medical
Settled – indemnity
Settled - medical
Settled – medical & indemnity
Active/Inactive

Compensation payment methods

Compensability

Compensation types

Death Claims (Dependents)
Disabled Workers’ Relief Benefits (DWRF)
Facial Disfigurement (FD)
Living Maintenance (LM)
Living Maintenance Wage Loss (LMWL)
Lump Sum Advancement (LSA)
Lump Sum Settlement (LSS)
Percent of Permanent Partial (%PP)
Permanent Partial - Change of Occupation (COA)
Permanent Partial - Scheduled Loss (SL)
Permanent Total Disability (PTD)
Temporary Total Compensation (TT)
Violation of Specific Safety Requirement (VSSR)
Wage Loss (WL)

D Top

Demographic information

Due Process

E Top

E-account

Primary account
Secondary account

F Top

Fraud - Red flags to spot fraud and reporting fraud.

G Top
H Top

Hearing Process

How to file a claim

I Top

Identification cards

If you disagree with BWC’s decision? With the MCO’s decision?

Industrial Commission

Injured at work? What to do next

International Classification of Diseases (ICD) codes? - How does BWC use ICD codes?

J Top
K Top
L Top

Legal representation

Life cycle of a claim - What to expect

Living in another state

Lost time from work

M Top

Maximum medical improvement (MMI)

Medical bills

Medical-only vs. lost-time claims

N Top
O Top

Occupational disease claims - Determining the date of disability, time limitations for filling, and required medical exams.

Online designee

P Top

Parties to the claim

Paying for workers’ compensation

Physician of record (POR) - Choosing a doctor

Power of attorney

Prescription Bills

Protecting your claim information

Q Top

Qualified Health Plan (QHP) - For self-insured claims

R Top

Return to work

S Top

Self-insured claim overview - What injured workers should know

State-fund employers

Statute of limitations

Subrogation

Substantial aggravation

T Top
U Top
V Top
W Top

Waivers

What happens after I file a claim?

X Top
Y Top

Your rights and responsibilities

Z Top


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