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.

Membership Renewal & New Membership

1.    Regardless of payment type, all renewing members and new members must complete the online application process. Click on the appropriate online application and payment type for your company.

2.    If paying by credit card, you will receive an immediate email confirmation with your company’s membership password and immediate access to member benefits.

3.    If paying by check, you must first complete the online application process for “Pay by Check”. Your company will receive its password and access to member benefits once your membership check has been received and processed by OSIA.   

All renewing members and new members must first complete the online application process. The customizable invoice links below are for companies that require additional documentation for check processing. 

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