If your experience modifier (EM) is 47, you are getting the maximum group rating discount. Why bother getting other offers for the 7/1/16 policy year? Here are some scenarios: No claims: If you haven’t had any claims, your company should still be eligible for the maximum discount. But other group TPAs might offer a lower […]
Here’s what your TPA should be discussing with you: Group rating this year and group rating next year: Make sure you get a fresh offer every year, not just a renewal invoice. If you pay the renewal invoice and then decide to go with another group, you have to ask for a refund – and […]
Actual scripts for Ohio group rating phone calls: “I just want to verify your address… Now is this where I should send your free group rating quote?” “Send me your other offers and I’ll tell you which one is the best.” “You need to sign up now because our deadline is August 31.” “We’ve extended our […]
March 1-April 30 OCP application period March 31 EM cap requirements to be completed DFSP annual report due for July 1 program start
If you have been getting bills for next year from your current group TPA, do not pay them now. Here’s why: The deadline to enroll in group rating is the end of February 2013. Why pay now for services that won’t start until next July? If you haven’t seen the projected discount, how do you […]
The BWC has redesigned the BWC Learning Center, and if you are in a hurry to complete your 2 hours of safety training before June 30, here’s how to do it.
We just finished MCO open enrollment, with numerous phone calls, flyers, letters, etc. Employers have been bullied and badgered to change – or not to change – even after the May 25 deadline.
One Claim Program: If you are eligible, the BWC should have sent you an application for this program. FAX the application to 614-365-4976 by the close of business on Monday, 4/30/12. Keep proof of your successful fax transmission.
The last business day in April is the deadline for TPAs to provide their rosters of companies to the BWC. This year, 2012, it is April 30. Earlier deadlines are to create urgency and are part of the marketing strategy of the group TPAs. Believe me, if you waited to sign up for group retro […]