Notice: Tentative PY 2021 EHB Complaint Filing Deadlines

The Ohio Department of Insurance (ODI) has received questions regarding the deadlines for form, rate and QHP Binder filings that support the 2021 EHB compliant plans as well as the 2020/2021 school year student health plans.  As you know, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has not yet CONTINUE

2020 Schedule for the Ohio General Assembly

Senate Releases Schedule for First Half of 2020 Download Schedule Here The Senate released its January through July session calendar for 2020 Thursday, with 10 sessions days and another 10 if-needed dates spread from January through June. The first session date is scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 22, though an if-needed CONTINUE

SB 198 Out-of-Network Health Care Legislation

OUT-OF-NETWORK CARE (Huffman, Antonio) – Regarding out-of-network care. Current Status:  12/11/2019 Senate Insurance and Financial Institutions, (Third Hearing) SB 198 Out-of-Network Health Care Legislation Insurance Industry, Chamber Criticize Senate Bill on Surprise Billing Three insurance organizations and the Ohio Chamber of Commerce provided opponent testimony on SB198 (Huffman-Antonio) on Wednesday, saying the surprise medical billing CONTINUE

Senators Seek to Prohibit Step Therapy for Stage 4 Cancer Patients

Senators Seek to Prohibit Step Therapy for Stage 4 Cancer Patients Health insurance companies would no longer be allowed to utilize the step therapy process for stage 4 cancer patients under legislation proposed by Sens. Bob Hackett (R-London) and Hearcel Craig (D-Columbus). The bill, which has not yet been introduced, CONTINUE

November Leading Month for Cooking Fires in Ohio

For Immediate Release November 22, 2019 Contacts: Robert Denhard Ohio Department of Insurance 614-644-3366 robert.denhard@insurance.ohio.gov Brian Bohnert Division of State Fire Marshal 614-752-7170614-752-2792 brian.bohnert@com.state.oh.us   November Leading Month for Cooking Fires in Ohio COLUMBUS – Busy and inattentive home chefs during the Thanksgiving holiday are a big reason November is CONTINUE

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