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Ohio Compliance

Physician Selection

Under the Health Partnership Program (HPP), BWC's health-care system, injured workers must visit BWC-certified health-care providers for treatment, except in an emergency or initial visit. The injured worker may continue treatment with a non-BWC-certified provider, but payment for the treatment will be the injured worker's responsibility.

All new employers must select an MCO within 30 days to medically manage employees' workers' compensation claims. If an employer does not choose an MCO, BWC may assign one