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Workers' Comp open enrollment for Ohio employers begins Monday
COLUMBUS - The open enrollment period for Ohio employers to select organizations to manage medical treatment for their workers injured on the job will begin Monday, May 2 and continue until Friday, May 27.

BWC proposes workers' comp opioid prescribing rule
COLUMBUS = Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation (BWC) Acting Administrator/CEO Sarah Morrison today announced a proposed new opioid prescribing rule to support the health and safety of Ohio's injured workers.

BWC investigations result in four workers' comp fraud convictions in March
Columbus - Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation (BWC) Administrator/CEO Steve Buehrer announced today that four individuals were convicted of, or pleaded guilty to, charges related to defrauding Ohio's workers' compensation system in March 2016.

Youngstown woman owes $94K after pleading guilty to workers' comp fraud
YOUNGSTOWN - A Youngstown (Mahoning County) woman has been ordered to repay the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation (BWC) nearly $94,000 in workplace injury benefits she collected illegally.

Undercover video proves Painesville handyman's workers' comp
Columbus - A Painesville (Lake County) business owner was sentenced March 18 for workers' compensation fraud and ordered to repay the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation (BWC) more than $74,000.

BWC Board Approves 8.6 Percent Average Premium Reduction for Private Employers
COLUMBUS - The Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation Board of Directors today approved an 8.6 percent reduction in overall average rates for the state's private employers.

BWC investigations result in 17 workers' comp fraud convictions in February
Columbus - Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation (BWC) Administrator/CEO Steve Buehrer announced today that 17 individuals were convicted of, or pleaded guilty to, charges related to defrauding Ohio's workers' compensation system in February 2016.

BWC presents Safety Innovations awards to five Ohio employers
COLUMBUS - Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation (BWC) Administrator/CEO Steve Buehrer today presented five employers with awards in the Safety Innovations Competition.

New workers' comp option now available to Ohio employers operating in other states
COLUMBUS - A new workers' compensation coverage insurance option is now available to eligible Ohio businesses for their employees who work in other states.

BWC proposes another private employer rate reduction
COLUMBUS - A proposal presented today to the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation (BWC) Board of Directors would reduce overall average rates for the state's private employers by 8.6 percent and decrease projected annual premiums by $113 million next year

BWC to host first annual Medical and Health Symposium
COLUMBUS - Physicians, chiropractors, clinicians and others involved in the care of injured workers are invited to attend the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation (BWC) first ever Medical and Health Symposium.

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In the community

March 24, 2016
Local Government Officials' Conference - Columbus
BWC representative: Jim Blazer

April - various dates and locations
Destination: Excellence seminars

April 13, 2016
Wilmington Chamber - Economic Network Alliance
BWC representative: Erin Rosiello

April 13, 2016
Ashland Safety Council annual banquet
BWC representative: Jim Wyse

April 14, 2016
Greater Cleveland Safety Council meeting
BWC representative: Mark Clendenin

April 29, 2016
BWC Board of Directors meeting
William Green Building - Columbus

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