Workers Comp


February 23rd, 2017

Listen to the patient, they will tell you the diagnosis

Commentary From CareWorks Medical Director Dr. Chrisanne Gordon, MD “Listen to the patient, they will tell you the diagnosis.” These words of wisdom spoken from Sir William Osler often fall on deaf ears as today’s physicians work from computer screens and ask pre-ordained questions for the brief examination allotted for office efficiency and maximum payment. […]

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February 16th, 2017

2017 Increases to Ohio Unemployment Tax Rates and Claim Costs

Maximum unemployment tax rates increased from 6% to 9.4%. This includes the additional 0.6% mutual rate charged to all tax contributing experienced rated employers to pay off the remaining balance of the Federal Unemployment loan.  Employers continue to pay unemployment taxes on the first $9,000 of each employee’s payroll, unless they are exempt from this […]

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February 16th, 2017

Workers’ Comp – Important Upcoming Dates

February is a “deadline-free” month, but please keep these upcoming dates in mind: February 2, 2017 was the deadline to post your OSHA 300 log, if this applies to your business. (Questions about your OSHA log requirements? Please contact Jim Wirth at 614.827.0370, or jim.wirth@careworkscomp.com.) March 31, 2017 is the deadline to complete the annual […]

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January 31st, 2017

Best Practices of Workers’ Comp Managed Care – The 4 Rs

For many employers, workers’ compensation is one of the largest cost-centers in their budget. While much attention is often given to the indemnity side of the equation (the benefits paid out to injured employees for lost time and wages), the cost of medical care is another key component that impacts employers’ premium rates and eligibility […]

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January 31st, 2017

Careworks delivers a direct, positive impact to your business.

Employee absence is expensive. And managing it effectively is complicated and time consuming. CareWorks Absence Management offers a solution that will ensure leave of absence compliance and consistency, while helping you get your employees back to work and reducing lost work days. A STREAMLINED SOLUTION We offer a streamlined solution that includes 24/7 absence-reporting, leave […]

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January 17th, 2017

Successorship In Ohio

Successorship In Ohio if you purchase, acquire, or merge with another business, BWC will use specific guidelines to determine if the claims-and-risk experience will be transferred from the seller to the buyer. I have included the BWC Fact Sheet regarding this, as it was updated and made more succinct at the beginning of 2016. To […]

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