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  • New Ohio Firefighter Cancer Presumption Law
    New Ohio Firefighter Cancer Presumption Law

    New Ohio firefighter cancer presumption law . On January 4, 2017, Ohio enacted into law Substitute Senate Bill 27, also known as the “Michael Louis Palumbo, Jr., Act.” Sub. S.B. 27 makes two major ...

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  • New OPERS Law
    New OPERS Law

    Effective January 7, 2013, the Ohio Legislature enacted new provisions affecting the rights of members of the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS) seeking a disability retirement, as well ...

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  • Change to Disability Calculation Method
    Change to Disability Calculation Method

    The Ohio Police & Fire Pension Fund (OP&F) Board of Trustees has approved a change to the method used to calculate disability benefit awards, which will eliminate consideration of a member's ...

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  • Requesting a Disability Percentage Increase
    Requesting a Disability Percentage Increase

    If you have retired under the Ohio Police & Fire Pension Fund, you may request a reconsideration of your percentage of disability if you were granted less than the maximum. Ohio Revised Code 742.39(B) ...

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  • Are OP&F disability retirement benefits taxable?
    Are OP&F disability retirement benefits taxable?

    A frequent question we receive is whether disability retirement benefits under the Ohio Police & Fire Pension Fund (OP&F) are taxable. The correct answer is: it depends. There are three (3) types of ...

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  • Submitting Additional Evidence To OPERS When Disability Retirement Benefits Are Denied Or Terminated
    Submitting Additional Evidence To OPERS When Disability Retirement Benefits Are Denied Or Terminated

    Ohio Administrative Code 145-2-23 governs the appellate process when the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System issues a notice denying or terminating disability retirement benefits. This rule ...

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