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The Ohio Self-Insurers Association is the only trade association in the State of Ohio whose exclusive purpose is to further the interests of Ohio’s self insured employers by representing them in matters before the executive, legislative and judicial branches of government and promoting the highest standards of workers’ compensation administration. Here is a partial list of the activities in which OSIA has been engaged on behalf of self insurers in the past couple of years.

  • Participation in legislative initiatives including legislative testimony and taking part in drafting proposed legislation.

• Representation on State agency committees.

• Representation before the Ohio Supreme Court through amicus briefs and argument.

• Participation in the agency rulemaking process including the recent proposed rules on rehabilitation and pharmacy billing practices.

• Acting in negotiation with the BWC to maintain guaranteed fund assessments as low as fiduciarily possible.

• OSIA Education Day.

• OSIA Annual Conference.

• OSIA Newsletter.

• Participation in nominating committees for appointed State agency personnel.

• Providing a gathering place for and access to a peer network made up of recognized experts.

• Providing a forum for presentation of new ideas and issues.

• Involved in National Council of Self-Insurers Association (NCSI) matters and federal worker’s compensation legislation.

Membership is limited to self-insuring employers, attorneys and law firms who regularly and exclusively represent employers on worker's compensation matters, third-party claim administrators, rehabilitation companies and investigation companies.



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