(A) Offices of the bureau of workers'
compensation shall be located in cities as the administrator establishes and
each office will be open during posted hours of operation, holidays excepted,
for the receipt and filing of claim applications or any other documents and for
the transaction of any business pertinent to the administration of the workers'
application, form, or document required to be filed with the bureau but
received by the industrial commission or managed care
shall be considered filed on the date stamped received
by the commission or MCO
and shall be forwarded
by the commission
to the appropriate bureau
office or section for processing. Any application, form, or document required
to be filed with the commission but received by the bureau
shall be considered filed on the date
stamped received by the bureau or MCO
by the bureau
appropriate commission office or section for processing.
(C) The rules in this chapter shall govern
claims procedures before the bureau, and include related matters applicable to
claims procedures before the industrial commission.
(D) Failure to adhere to the rules of the
bureau shall be a valid ground for refusal by the bureau to grant the relief
sought and may result in further action as may be applicable under each
(E) All claims shall be
processed in an orderly, uniform and timely fashion.
Ohio Admin. Code
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates:
Effective Dates: 10/17/1968, 01/16/1978,