4123-6-51 Employer participation in the QHP system - bureau certification of QHPs.

(A) A health plan that satisfies the QHP certification requirements of this chapter shall be certified by the bureau as a QHP to manage medical treatment, direct care or provide services or supplies to or on behalf of an employee for an injury or occupational disease that is compensable under Chapter 4121., 4123., or 4131. of the Revised Code.

(B) An employer may establish a bureau certified QHP, that shall comply with the thirteen standards set forth in divisions (A)(1 to (A)(13) of section 4121.442 of the Revised Code, division (K) of section 4121.44 of the Revised Code, and rules 4123-6-53 and 4123-6-54 of the Administrative Code.

(C) QHP certification by the bureau shall be for a period of three years.

(D) The bureau, at least annually, shall develop and make available information that describes employer and employee rights under the QHP.

(E) The bureau shall continue to certify health plans and shall periodically, at least annually, update its list of certified QHPs.

Replaces: 4123-6-52, 4123-6-73

Effective: 02/01/2010
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 11/17/2009 and 11/01/2014
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4121.12, 4121.30, 4121.31, 4123.05
Rule Amplifies: 4121.121, 4121.44, 4121.441, 4121.442, 4123.66
Prior Effective Dates: 9/5/96