Ohio Department of Insurance

The Ohio Department of Insurance is telling insurers not to enforce gag orders that stop pharmacists from telling customers about the lowest available drug price.

The Ohio Department of Insurance says the lone county in the nation at risk of going without coverage under the federal health law has landed a provider.

State officials say they have worked with five health care insurers to cover 19 Ohio counties that otherwise wouldn't have had a health insurance option on the federal health care exchange next year.   

A Dayton Daily New investigation shows the state has not tracked insurance company payments of death benefits to see if benficiaries hey are getting what they are owed since a national probe revealed large insurers were holding onto billions of dollars meant for those beneficiaries.

The Ohio Department of Insurance is taking over a company that provides health insurance to nearly 22 thousand residents, mainly in central Ohio. 

Ohio is considering regulating two of the nation’s biggest ride-sharing companies as they start to do business in Columbus, Cleveland, and Cincinnati. 

The Ohio Department of Insurance says people purchasing health coverage through the federal marketplace could see a 13 percent increase in average premiums next year.

State Issues Warning To Potential Rideshare Drivers

Apr 17, 2014

State officials are warning drivers considering work with a ridesharing service such as Uber or Lyft to understand the insurance implications.

Ohio's Department of Insurance says its toll-free hotlines, community outreach and counseling helped Ohioans save or recover about $23.5 million last year. 

State insurance director Mary Taylor is giving guidance to companies who want to reissue health plans ticketed for cancelation under the federal health care law, following a recent change announced by the Obama administration.

Ohio's insurance director is blasting the latest delay in the rollout of the federal health care law.

Health Plan Changes Draw Different Reactions

Nov 15, 2013

President Obama's plan to allow health insurers to continue offering some plans that do not meet the standards of the Affordable Care Act is drawing mixed reaction in Ohio.

Ohio drivers are paying the largest auto insurance rate increase in a decade.

Health Care Advocates Question Ohio’s Navigator Rules

Aug 14, 2013

In preparation for the health care exchange element of the federal Affordable Care Act, the government will designate groups as navigators to help guide people through the system.

Supporters of the new federal health care law are blasting back at a new report from the state’s chief of insurance, who says premiums will be going up dramatically for Ohioans shopping on the new federally-run marketplace this fall.

State Reviewing Health Exchange Costs

Jun 7, 2013

The Ohio Department of Insurance says insurers planning to participate in the new health insurance exchange are projecting their costs will be higher.