Oct. 1 Implementation of ICD-10 may Change Codes on Claims

Oct. 1: BWC, MCOs ready for ICD-10 BWC is prepared for the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-10) national implementation that is fast approaching on Oct. 1. This means Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)-compliant providers do not need to make special accommodations for their patients with a workers’ compensation claim resulting in uninterrupted services [...]

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BWC Special Investigations Department Identified $60.5 million in Savings Last Year

We’re pleased to announce that SID identified $60.5 million in savings for the State Insurance Fund over the past year due to workers’ compensation fraud committed by claimants, employers and medical providers. Recovered funds will go back to the State Insurance Fund to care for workers injured in Ohio. The Special Investigations Department Fiscal Year [...]

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