Ohio Department of Insurance – Month in Review

Agents Play a Pivotal Part in Helping Those Who Have Lost Health Insurance By Jillian Froment, Director of the Ohio Department of Insurance Insurance agents play a pivotal part in communities across the state making sure Ohioans are matched with adequate insurance protection. Right now, there may never be a more urgent CONTINUE

COVID-19 Economic Impact Updates & Resources

Lt. Governor Jon Husted announced yesterday the creation of the Individual Micro-credential Assistance Program (IMAP) and gave an update on Ohio’s SharedWork program.   Ohio small businesses can learn more about other resources available through the Office of Small Business Relief and Development at Coronavirus.Ohio.Gov/BusinessHelp. IMAP LAUNCH: Lt. Governor Husted CONTINUE

Ohio Department of Insurance – Month in Review

Working to Maintain Ohio’s Financially Sound Insurance Marketplace By Jillian Froment, Director of the Ohio Department of Insurance In the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Ohio Department of Insurance took prompt action with a focus on consumer protection and regulatory flexibility. Quick action was needed to help Ohioans get through a challenging time. Throughout CONTINUE

NAIFA Backs Ohio’s Suitability in Annuity Transactions Proposal Albeit Minor Edits

By Julie Harrison, Jun 23, 2020 5:41:30 PM Ohio’s Department of Insurance recently proposed updates to its “3901-6-13 Suitability Annuity Transactions” rule.  The state’s Director of Insurance, Jillian Froment, chaired the National Association of Insurance Commissioner’s Annuity Suitability Working Group while the working group crafted revisions to the NAIC’s “Suitability CONTINUE

House Committee Moves Surprise Billing Measure after Accepting Sub Bill

The substitute version of HB388 (Holmes), which was reported out of the House Finance Committee by a unanimous vote of members present on Tuesday, represents “perhaps the first time in the country where there has been agreement” among major stakeholders on the issue of surprise medical bills, House Speaker Pro CONTINUE

Here to Help During These Challenging Times

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and this year it arrives when so many people are overwhelmed with challenges and emotions in a world suddenly altered by the COVID-19 pandemic. As Ohioans, we value our capacity to endure. In these times of change and uncertainty, we are all uplifted by CONTINUE

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