The Ohio Restaurant Association (ORA) is the leading not-for-profit business trade association committed solely to furthering Ohio's foodservice industry.

Founded in 1920, the ORA is backed with more than 93 years of industry experience. Through our commitment, experience and expertise, the ORA is dedicated to the representation, education, assistance and promotion of Ohio's foodservice industry. This is why more than 2,400 companies, representing more than 5,000 locations in Ohio, invest in ORA membership.

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Health Care & Your Business: Medium-sized Businesses Won’t Need to Provide Health Insurance Until 2016

The move provides restaurant operators more time to prepare for the responsibilities tied to the employer mandate

Some employers will receive relief under the Affordable Care Act's (ACA) employer mandate next year, the White House announced yesterday.

Understanding the Differences Between an MCO and a TPA

Employers can more effectively control workers’ comp costs by recognizing the differences that exist

As an employer in the state of Ohio, it is important to have a fundamental understanding of the differing services Managed Care Organizations and Third Party Administrators provide.

Workers' Compensation Plans Designed to Meet Your Needs

ORA Workers' Comp PlansThe ORA and CareWorks, its third-party administrator, possess foodservice industry experience that assist them in helping members navigate the complex world of Ohio’s workers’ compensation system, which is why they developed the ORA Workers’ Compensation plans. With many aspects from which to choose, there is a plan that's right for your business. To learn more, CLICK HERE.


Health Care & Your Business

ORA Health Care & Your Business PNGThe ORA understands that our members will be impacted by the upcoming changes in health care. With this in mind, the association is committed to providing up-to-date information designed to help members comply with the changes outlined in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA).