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OH: Injured Workers' Lawsuit Claims BWC Gives Bank a Cut of Workers' Comp Payments

CLEVELHAND, OH - Courthouse News Service reports that a class action lawsuit brought by lead plaintiff Michael Cirino, an injured worker, alleges that the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation, which requires Cirino to use a Chase Bank debit card to collect his workers' compensation payments every...

OH: BWC Board of Directors Finalize Upcoming Rate Reduction

COLUMBUS, OH – The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) Board of Directors on Friday approved rule changes that support last month’s vote for a 3.9-percent overall private employer premium rate decrease for the upcoming policy year, beginning July 1, 2010. The upcoming rate cut...

OH: Alison L. Falls Reappointed to BWC Board of Directors

COLUMBUS, OH - The Toledo Blade reports that Alison L. Falls was reappointed by Governor Ted Strickland to serve on the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation's Board of Directors.

OH: BWC Board of Directors Sets Public Employer Ratemaking Guidelines

Board also strengthens privacy policies; delivers Administrator’s performance review COLUMBUS, OH – The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) Board of Directors voted Friday to modify two tables that impact experience-based rate adjustments for Public Employer Taxing Districts...

OH: JCARR Approves Rule on Lump Sum Payment for Workers Who Lose a Limb

COLUMBUS, OH - As reported in the Columbus Dispatch , the Ohio Joint Committee on Agency Rule Review met yesterday to review a wide variety of recent rule proposals, including a rule from the Bureau of Workers' Compensation regarding lump sum payments, instead of weekly installments, for workers...

OH: Deadline Looms for Private Employers to Sign Up for BWC Drug-Free Program

COLUMBUS, OH - Private employers have until the end of the business day, Wednesday, to sign up for the Bureau of Workers' Compensation's drug-free program. So far more than 3,600 employers have signed up. The program goes into effect July 1. Source: Business Daily Journal

OH: BP Stock Price Decline Hits Ohio BWC Portfolio

COLUMBUS, OH - The Dayton Daily News reports that the 54 percent decline in BP's stock price after the April 20th rig explosion has resulted in a loss of $11.6 million in the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation's portfolio.

OH: BWC Reviews Performance Of Cost Saving Programs

OH: BWC Reviews Performance Of Cost Saving Programs Columbus, OH (CompNewsNetwork) - The Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation (BWC) Board of Directors received a report on the performance of employer programs . The report was presented to the Board's Actuarial Committee, and focused...