What Employers Need To Know About Workers Compensation Part Two

What Employers Need To Know About Workers Compensation Part Two

What benefits does workers compensation coverage offer?

After the BWC approves the claim for a work injury, the policy then covers the payment of medical bills, compensation for lost wages, permanent disability and settlements. There are many different kinds of compensation benefits available they include the following:

  • Temporary Total Compensation (TT)
  • Scheduled Loss (SL)
  • Percentage of Permanent Partial Award (%PP)
  • Permanent Total Disability (PTD)
  • Disabled Workers’ Relief Benefits (DWRF)
  • Change of Occupation (COA)
  • Facial Disfigurement Award (FD)
  • Wage Loss (WL)
  • Working Wage Loss (WWL)
  • Non-Working Wage Loss (NWWL
  • Living Maintenance Wage Loss (LMWL)
  • Living Maintenance (LM)
  • Violation of Specific Safety Requirement (VSSR)
  • Lump Sum Advancement (LSA)
  • Death Claims
  • The First Report Of Injury (FROI)
  • The Industrial Commission form Application for Additional Award for Fatal Injury
  • By letter if the death is a result of an existing claim
  • The new Additional Information for Death Benefits (C-5) or the OD-2 forms may also be used for additional information;
  • Death benefits may also be applied for by calling 1-800-OHIOBWC, or the local customer service office
  • A managed care organization (MCO) can also report the death due to injury or disease by filing the claim via External Data Interchange (EDI)

If you or someone you know has been hurt while on the job in Ohio, call our Toledo, OH workers compensation claim attorneys at toll free 800.637.8170 for a free case evaluation or to request your FREE copy of The Ohio Work Injury Book.