Archive for November, 2019


November 25th, 2019

$4 Million Saved for CareWorks Comp Customers: House Bill 207

As an Ohio employer participating in the State Fund, if one of your employees is injured in a motor vehicle accident and you can establish that the claim is a result of a non-at-fault incident involving a third party, the BWC may exclude 100% of the claim’s cost from your experience. With the passage of […]

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November 25th, 2019

What type of Exam is your injured worker getting?

BWC 90-Day examination:90 day examinations are required by statute and are conducted when an injured worker has received 90 consecutive days of temporary total disability compensation. This exam addresses a number of issues, including continuing compensation, return-to-work barriers, potential RTW solutions, need for further medical treatment or supportive care and  potential for rehabilitation. BWC Physician […]

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November 25th, 2019

BWC: New Reserving System Coming

Now that the Ohio BWC has moved away from using ICD-9 Codes to using ICD-10 Codes for categorizing injuries and illnesses, they will be changing from the MIRA II Reserving System to the new ACES Reserving System. The ACES (Actuarial Claims Estimating System) process will be implemented on 7/1/2020. ACES uses very similar cost drivers […]

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