The administrator of workers' compensation shall adopt rules in accordance with Chapter 119. of the Revised Code to administer and enforce this chapter, including rules to administer and enforce division (B) of section 4125.03 of the Revised Code.
The administrator may adopt rules for the acceptance of electronic filings in accordance with Chapter 1306. of the Revised Code for applications, documents, reports, and other filings required by this chapter.
The administrator may allow an independent assurance organization to act on behalf of a professional employer organization or professional employer organization reporting entity in complying with this chapter and any rules adopted under it. The assurance organization shall be approved by the administrator before acting on behalf of the professional employer organization or the professional employer organization reporting entity and shall abide by all standards and procedures established by the administrator for that approval. The administrator may permit a professional employer organization or professional employer organization reporting entity to authorize an assurance organization approved by the administrator to act on behalf of the professional employer organization or professional employer organization reporting entity, and the administrator shall specify certain provisions of this chapter that may be satisfied by an assurance organization acting with that authority. The rules shall also stipulate that the use of an assurance organization by a professional employer organization to comply with this chapter is not required and is strictly voluntary.
Amended by 129th General AssemblyFile No.179,SB 139, §1, eff. 3/22/2013.
Effective Date: 11-05-2004