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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.

OSU grad student employees demand full health coverage

12:00AM
October
8, 2003

The high cost of health care has some Ohio State University graduate students in an uproar. About 50 graduate student employees gathered on the oval in front of the library Wednesday afternoon to rally in support of full health care coverage.