The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) hosts monthly webinars for employers to learn more about workers’ compensation topics. The brief webinars help employers stay up to date on developments in the workers’ compensation system. You can visit the employer webinar webpage on the Ohio BWC website to learn more about upcoming webinars and register to attend.
In addition, the BWC is hosting its Fourth Annual Workers’ Compensation Medical and Health Symposium on April 26-27, 2019 at the Great Columbus Convention Center. There is no cost to attend.
Attendees of the provider clinical education track will have access to state and national medical experts. These experts will speak on topics such as:
- Chemical dependency
- Medical marijuana
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Patient collaboration
- Chiropractic care
The symposium also offers an educational track, the provider staff forum, specially designed for medical office staff who manage the day-to-day operations of workers’ compensation processes and workflows. These attendees will learn more about:
- BWC’s medical initiatives for injured workers and providers
- Proper billing and reimbursement processes
- The terms causation, maximum medical improvement, substantial aggravation and more
- Vocational rehabilitation and transitional work programs
In addition, attendees will have the opportunity to interact with exhibitors focused on providers’ needs.
To learn more about the symposium, employers can visit the Medical & Health Symposium page on the Ohio BWC website.