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State warns seniors about life-insurance arrangements with investors

12:00AM
November
30, 2007

The state is warning seniors about risky life insurance pitches. The department of insurance alerted older Ohioans to be cautions about arrangements–called STOLI, where an investor group is likely to become the beneficiary of a life insurance policy.

Motorcyclists Turn Out for National Ride to Work Day

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12:00AM
July 18, 2007

Several hundred motorcycle riding employees at Nationwide Insurance invited other Ohio bikers downtown today. It’s the second year the Columbus-based company has participated in National Ride to Work Day.

Poll pushes more governmentt health insurance for kids

12:00AM
May
7, 2007

Advocates of government social welfare programs in Ohio are touting a new poll to push state legislators to provide more health insurance to financially-strapped families with children. Some lawmakers say they’re already doing it in the latest state budget proposal, but the advocates want even more.

Legislation for diabetes insurance coverage

12:00AM
March
8, 2007

Advocates for Ohioans who have diabetes are hopeful that the state will follow the example of most of the rest of the nation in forcing insurance companies to cover diabetes supplies.

Winter insurance claims filed

12:00AM
February
16, 2007

Some Ohioans are filing insurance claims right now to cover damage caused by the winter snow storms.

Ohio Insurance Rates Among Lowest in U.S.

12:00AM
February
12, 2007

Car owners and homeowners in Ohio paid a little less for their insurance in 2005.

Insurance Companies Market Identity Theft Protection

12:00AM
May
30, 2006

Cases involving Ohio University and the Veterans Adminstration have increased worries about identity theft in recent weeks. Where there is worry, there is often a business opportunity. Insurance companies have gotten into the business of identity theft – selling policies designed to help customers set things right.

Columbus Based Insurance Company Ready for Hurricane Claims

12:00AM
August
29, 2005

Insurance companies, including Columbus-based Nationwide, are gearing up to handle the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina

More universities require students to have health insurance

12:00AM
February
17, 2005

College students are a young and generally healthy bunch, but each year students are forced to drop out of school because of massive medical bills. On some campuses as many as 30-percent of students are uninsured.

Columbus city workers insurance costs far below average

12:00AM
October
16, 2003

As the City of Columbus copes with falling tax revenues and a rising budget defecit, employees continue to contribute little for their benefits. The amount of money Columbus employees pay each month for health insurance is far below the national average.