Tag: workers’ comp

Premium installment & true-up reporting for private employers

Employers must pay premiums timely to the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) to receive and maintain workers' compensation coverage. Through the year, employers have been making premium installment payments based on estimated payroll. As we...

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Ohio BWC reimbursing employers in Drug-Free Workplace program

The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) is reimbursing employers for workplace substance use-related activities. The BWC is partnering with the Alcohol Drug Addiction and Mental Health (ADAMH) boards to help employers more effectively manage subs...

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Premium discounts, safety & Ohio workers’ compensation

Much of the discussion about workers’ compensation surrounds group rating programs and group retrospective rating programs. Both programs can effectively reduce the amount of premium that you pay to the Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC). The group...

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Workers’ Comp Group Retro Enrollment Deadline Approaching

Date: December 8, 2021 Category: Articles Tags: , ,

The deadline to enroll in our workers’ compensation group retrospective rating program is just around the corner! Make sure you choose our program administered by Sedgwick. Enrollment paperwork was sent to you for our group retrospective rating program...

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BWC: Another $1.5 billion for Ohio employers

Date: September 28, 2020 Category: Articles Tags: , , , ,

The Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation has confirmed it will deliver a second dividend this year to Ohio employers in order to ease the impact of COVID-19. Below are answers to Frequently Asked Questions on the topic, provided by the Ohio BWC: Why is...

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Workers’ compensation health disparities in a post-COVID-19 environment

Date: September 24, 2020 Category: Articles Tags: , ,

By Don Lipsy, AVP, National Technical Compliance, Managed Care, Sedgwick The inarguable fact of COVID-19 is that the coronavirus itself has been an indiscriminate and equal-opportunity tragedy on a global scale. Women and men, young and old, across the...

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Another BWC Billion Back Dividend Rebate Proposed

Date: September 9, 2020 Category: Articles Tags: , , ,

Governor DeWine has asked the Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) Board of Directors to send up to $1.5 billion in dividend payments to Ohio employers this fall.  This dividend equals approximately 100% of the premiums paid in policy year 2019.  (Th...

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