February 20, 2018

Prospective billing overview for private employers

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What? BWC currently collects premium after the coverage period. In other words, BWC extends coverage prior to an employer paying for it. With the switch to prospective billing, BWC will require payment before it provides coverage. BWC will cover the transition…
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Private Employer Timeline – Jan. 1, 2014 to Feb. 28, 2015

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Private Employer Timeline – Jan. 1, 2014 to Feb. 28, 2015 BWC will send two letters. BWC will send the first one in June to indicate the change in rating plan sign-up deadlines. BWC will send a second letter to…
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Ohio Public Employer Workers’ Comp Rates Falling

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Public employer taxing districts will pay $22 million less next year COLUMBUS – Ohio’s 3,900 public employer taxing districts will pay an estimated $22 million less for workers’ compensation coverage next year following today’s decision by the Ohio Bureau of…
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Grants help make Ohio workplaces safer, reduce injuries and illness

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Ohio businesses awarded more than $200,000 in September to support workplace safety COLUMBUS – Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) Administrator/CEO Stephen Buehrer today announced 10 Ohio businesses received more than $217,000 in safety intervention grants in September to improve…
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“Grow Ohio” Program Allows New Employers Group Ratings In Their First Policy Year

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At the September 2011 meeting, the BWC Board of Directors approved the creation and implementation of the Grow Ohio Incentive Program. This program was designed to foster economic development within the state of Ohio. View the executive summary and rule,…
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