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OPERS Pension Fund To Put Expenditures Online

Posted Date: December 18, 2015 | Categories: State Employee Disability (OPERS & STRS)

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Spending data from the state’s largest public pension fund will soon be publicly available online through OhioCheckbook.com. The Ohio Public Employees Retirement System voted Wednesday to provide financial information for the spending database, a project established in December 2014 by Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel. “A pension system that is responsible for the […]

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Bipartisan Bill to widen Federal Help for Disabled

Posted Date: December 9, 2014 | Categories: Columbus Personal Injury Lawyer, Columbus Workers Compensation Attorney, Social Security Disability, State Employee Disability (OPERS & STRS)

WASHINGTON (AP) – Congress is poised to allow Americans with disabilities to open tax-sheltered bank accounts to pay for certain long-term expenses – the broadest legislation to help the disabled in nearly a quarter-century. The House was set to vote Wednesday on the bill, called the Achieving a Better Life Experience Act, which stands out […]

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National Work Incentives Seminar Event (WISE) Webinar Ticket to Work for America’s Veterans: Free Services for Those Who Served

Posted Date: November 5, 2014 | Categories: Columbus Personal Injury Lawyer, Columbus Workers Compensation Attorney, Social Security Disability, State Employee Disability (OPERS & STRS)

Register Now! National WISE Webinar November 19, 2014                                                               In November, we honor America’s Veterans. Many veterans with disabilities face challenges reintegrating into society and […]

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Hydrocodone Reclassification Takes Effect Oct. 6: Are you ready?

Posted Date: September 30, 2014 | Categories: Columbus Personal Injury Lawyer, Columbus Workers Compensation Attorney, Contracts, Credentialing, Health Care & Businesses, Individuals, Licensure & Disciplinary, Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect, Social Security Disability, State Employee Disability (OPERS & STRS)

A new rule from the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) taking effect Oct. 6 reclassifies hydrocodone combination products as Schedule II controlled substances, establishing restrictions that will require considerable changes to prescribing practices.

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OPERS Disability Retirement Attorney Representation

Posted Date: December 11, 2013 | Categories: State Employee Disability (OPERS & STRS)

The Jones Law Group, LLC assists public employees with obtianing OPERS disability benefits. OPERS members are eligible for one of two disability programs, the original plan or the revised plan.  Employees who had contributions on deposit with OPERS on July 29, 1992, had a one time opportunity to select coverage under one of these programs.  […]

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OPERS Pension and Health Care Changes

Posted Date: December 11, 2013 | Categories: State Employee Disability (OPERS & STRS)

In September 2012, the Ohio Legislature approved changes to the OPERS pension plan. At the same time, OPERS made changes to its health care plan for retirees. The pension changes take effect Jan. 7, 2013 , and most of the health care changes take effect Jan. 1, 2014.  A summary of these changes is available at […]

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OPERS Pension and Health Care Changes

Posted Date: December 11, 2013 | Categories: State Employee Disability (OPERS & STRS)

In September 2012, the Ohio Legislature approved changes to the OPERS pension plan. At the same time, OPERS made changes to its health care plan for retirees. The pension changes take effect Jan. 7, 2013 , and most of the health care changes take effect Jan. 1, 2014.  A summary of these changes is available […]

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