For more than four decades, the Ohio Self-Insurers Association (OSIA) has been dedicated to representing, protecting and promoting the interests of Ohio’s self-insured companies in the area of workers’ compensation; While we have made, and continue to make, significant improvement in the legal and legislative landscape, our strength is in our numbers.   

Membership in the OSIA is open to all SI employers, law firms, third party administrators, and medical groups.

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  • The Ohio Self-Insurers Association provides a forum for education and training, review and discussion of member’s common problems, initiation of corrective actions, and networking through their educational programs and website.
  • Members receive discounts to OSIA educational events.
  • (NEW) OSIA members can post jobs for 30 days for FREE. Jobs posted for more than 30 days and Featured are HALF the non-member price.
  • Members receive TWO complimentary registrations to the OSIA Nuts & Bolts Training Seminar.
  • Through OSIA membership in the National Council of Self-Insurers Association, our members are able to attend their annual meeting at discounted member rates.
  • The association protects its members by intervening as amicus curiae in cases of broad interest to self-insured employers.
  • OSIA represents its members by working closely with the State of Ohio BWC/SI division and relevant governmental agencies, departments, and committees in respect to rules and regulations governing the self-insurance of workers’ compensation in Ohio.
  • OSIA interfaces with the National Council of Self-Insurers, as well as governmental and privately funded organizations, to address issues of national importance to members.
  • On behalf of members, the association advances legislation of common interest and opposes harmful legislation and regulations.


The membership year runs from August 1 to July 31.


Self-Insured Employer Membership | $400
A business, firm, entity or corporation qualified as a “self-insurer” under the Workers’ Compensation Act of Ohio.

Associate Employer | $500
Individual or business who regularly represents Self-Insurers under the Workers’ Compensation Act of Ohio, are providers of medical, rehabilitation and/or educational services directly or indirectly to self-insured employees.

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“Contributions or gifts to the Ohio Self-Insurers Association are not deductible as charitable contributions for federal income tax purposes.  Dues payments are deductible by members as an ordinary and necessary expense.”  See §10701 of the Revenue Act of 1987. For income tax purposes, member dues paid are deductible as a business expense. However OSIA estimates that 0% of all dues paid go toward non-deductible lobbying expenditures. All members are advised that this percentage of dues paid is non-deductible for income tax purposes.