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.

** Application information

Know whether you are SI (Self-Insured) or Associate?

SELF-INSURED EMPLOYER MEMBERSHIP:  A business, firm, entity or corporation qualified as a “self-insurer” under the Workers’ Compensation Act of Ohio.  

ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP:  Individual or business who regularly represents Self-Insurers under the Workers' Compensation Act of Ohio, are providers of medical, rehabilitation and/or educational services directly or indirectly to self-insured employees. 


The membership year runs from August 1st - July 31st of each year.  Your password from last year will no longer work, you must renew to get the new password.

Click on the type of application appropriate for your company and reflecting the type of payment you will make.  ***Note: if you pay with a credit card, you will immediately receive the password and access to all member benefits.  If you pay via check, you will not receive the password until your check has been received and manually processed.  This is an important note if you plan to register for Education Day and need the password quickly.

If you need an invoice, click on the appropriate customizable download

Self-Insured Invoice
SI Membership Invoice.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 1.9 MB
Associate Invoice
Associate Membership Invoice.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 1.9 MB