Medical Cases: Miscellaneous (Supreme Court)

Ohio Workers’ Compensation Decisions
(Supreme Court)

Medical: Miscellaneous

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Clark, State ex rel. v. Indus. Comm. (7/30/03)

Commission is not unreasonable in permitting employer to charge a 25 cent per page copying charge for copies of medical documents.

Vote: 6-0
Opinion by: Justice O’Connor

Haylett, State ex rel. v. Ohio Bur. of Workers’ Comp. (12/29/99)

MCO program adopted by the BWC to manage medical care in the workers’ compensation system is constitutional.

Vote: 6-1
Opinion by: Justice Pfeifer

Jordan, State ex rel. v. Indus. Comm. (12/3/08)

Injured worker does not have vested right to full payment for name brand medicine.

Vote: 7-0
Opinion by: Per Curiam

Maxxim Med., Inc. v. Tracy (12/29/99)

Claimant is responsible for payment of sales tax when a TENS (transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulators) unit or a NMES (and neuromuscular electrical stimulators) unit is sold by a supplier to the claimant and paid for by the BWC.

Vote: 5-2
Opinion by: Per Curiam

Northwestern Ohio Bldg. & Constr. Trades Council v. Conrad (7/18/01)

MCO funding method is constitutional.

Vote: 4-3
Opinion by: Justice Cook