Know Your Rights

These are YOUR Rights Under Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation Law

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  • An Ohio injured worker has the right to choose a physician of his/her choice, to include Doctor of Osteopathy, Chiropractic, or Medicine.

  • Your Employer may direct you to a facility of their choice; however you have the right to visit any BWC certified employer.

  • The injured worker has the right to change his/her treating physician at any point in time.

  • The Ohio injured worker has the first right to file a claim for an injury sustained during the course of and arising out of his/her work duties/employment.

  • You have the right to have all health care services related to your work injury paid in full.

  • You have the right to be compensated for any missed/loss time at work as defined by Ohio law.

  • You have the right to file a Worker’s Compensation claim without fear of retribution or discrimination

  • You have the right to appeal and follow due process for any and all managed care decisions affecting your choice of care.

  • You have the right to seek legal counsel for representation on your behalf.

  • You have the right to participate or not participate in any/all rehabilitation programs available through the Worker’s Compensation system.

  • You have the right to receive ongoing supportive (Medical, Chiropractic, Physical Therapy) care, which may be therapeutically necessary to maintain a level of functional ability.

 


 

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Fill out the form below to request a consultation with one of our Ohio BWC-Certified Physicians to answer any questions you may have and to get proper treatment for your recent work injury.

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