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Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter (6/9/2011) – Immigration Attorney’s Wife Joins Him In Federal Prison
Posted on 10 Jun 2011 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Newsroom Fraud Team

Each week we'll be surveying what the media, state agencies, insurance companies, and others report in terms of workers' comp fraud. Just like a police blotter, our workers' comp fraud blotter lists recent arrests, charges, convictions and... Read More

Workers' Comp Fraud Blotter (6/16/2011) – Psychologist Charged With Fake Postal Employee Fear of Dogs Disability Claim
Posted on 17 Jun 2011 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Newsroom Fraud Team

Each week we'll be surveying what the media, state agencies, insurance companies, and others report in terms of workers' comp fraud. Just like a police blotter, our workers' comp fraud blotter lists recent arrests, charges, convictions and... Read More

OH: BWC BoD Stabilizes 2011 Group Discount
Posted on 30 Aug 2010 by workerscompensation.com

Columbus, OH (CompNewsNetwork) - Marking the third anniversary of its first meeting, the BWC Board of Directors voted to maintain the current maximum discount and break even factors (BEF) for group-rated employers for the policy year beginning July 1... Read More

OH: Gov. Names Chairman Of BWC Board
Posted on 28 Feb 2011 by workerscompensation.com

Columbus, OH (CompNewsNetwork) - Gov. John R. Kasich announced appointments to the Ohio Expositions Commission and the Hocking Technical College Board of Trustees. In addition, Gov. Kasich announced that Nicholas W. Zuk … read more Read More

OH: WC Premiums Continues To Decline
Posted on 25 Oct 2010 by workerscompensation.com

Columbus, OH (CompNewsNetwork) - One day after a national study recognized the progress of comprehensive reform in reducing costs for Ohio employers, the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) lowered premiums for the state’s 3,800 Public... Read More

OH: BWC Continues Progress In Lowering WC Premiums
Posted on 28 Sep 2010 by workerscompensation.com

Columbus, OH (CompNewsNetwork) - The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) has presented a proposal to the BWC Board of Directors’ Actuarial Committee to further lower workers’ compensation premiums by 5.5 percent for Ohio’s... Read More

OH: BWC Joins Forces With NIOSH
Posted on 30 Sep 2010 by workerscompensation.com

Columbus, OH (CompNewsNetwork) - The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) has entered into a formal partnership with the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) that is intended to enhance safety practices for Ohio’s... Read More

OH: Record $830K Returned To OH BWC Following Insurance Fraud Conviction
Posted on 17 Feb 2011 by workerscompensation.com

Columbus, OH (CompNewsNetwork) - The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) has received a record $830,000 in restitution from an Akron area anesthesiologist five years after his conviction in an insurance fraud case that captured national attention... Read More

OH: Administrator Ryan Reacts To Senate Denial Of BWC Board Appointees
Posted on 27 Dec 2010 by workerscompensation.com

Columbus, OH (CompNewsNetwork) - “Each director denied today has served Ohio’s injured workers and employers admirably and played an integral role in improving Ohio’s workers’ compensation system. These four individuals were approved... Read More

OH: Gov. Praises BWC Board
Posted on 22 Nov 2010 by workerscompensation.com

Columbus, OH (CompNewsNetwork) - Governor Ted Strickland today addressed the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) Board of Directors, thanking them and BWC Administrator Marsha Ryan for their service to Ohio’s employers and injured workers... Read More

OH: Buehrer Sworn In As BWC Administrator
Posted on 11 Jan 2011 by workerscompensation.com

Columbus, OH (CompNewsNetwork) - Steve Buehrer was sworn in today as Administrator/CEO of the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC). He vowed to an audience of BWC staff, business leaders, labor representatives and representatives of Ohio’s... Read More

OH: BWC Investigation Culminates In Indictment Of Chiropractor
Posted on 26 Jan 2011 by workerscompensation.com

Columbus, OH (CompNewsNetwork) - A Fairfield (Hamilton County) chiropractor has been indicted on workers’ compensation fraud and theft charges, the culmination of a years-long investigation by the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC... Read More