WOSU News Archives For: January 11, 2010

Ohio Law Allows Additional Appeal of Insurance Company Payment on Medical Claim

12:00AM
January
11, 2010

State insurance regulators are encouraging Ohioans to appeal an insurance company’s decision on how much to pay in medical expenses if they believe the payment falls short.

Ohio Supreme Court Will Hear Nurse Drug Case.

12:00AM
January
11, 2010

With so many Ohio inmates locked up on drug charges, a case before the Ohio Supreme Court this week could have a major impact. The justices will hear arguments Tuesday on whether a nurse who stole drugs can be eligible for a drug treatment program instead of prison, or whether her job makes her ineligible.

Foster Kids Who Age Out of Care Face Tough Road

12:00AM
January
11, 2010

Many rites of passages come along with turning eighteen…high school graduation, voting, entering the work force or college. For most young people it means the first time away from home and parents – an exciting, albeit scary, time for which many teens have been anxiously waiting for years. But for youth who reach the age of majority while in foster care, the rite of passage comes with additional challenges.