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Ohio Department of Insurance (ODI)

50 W Town St Third Floor - Suite 300
Columbus, Ohio 43215
800-686-1526
Service Categories: Education and Advocacy
Serving: Statewide County

"The mission of the Ohio Department of Insurance (ODI) is to provide consumer protection through education and fair but vigilant regulation while promoting a stable and competitive environment for insurers". ODI provides consumer information and investigates complaints against companies or agents involving all kinds of insurance.

Fraud Unit: 1-800-686-1527

In addition, consumer services representatives assist Ohio insurance consumers through its toll-free hotline, educational materials, social media, community outreach, and meeting one-on-one. Representatives respond to a wide variety of insurance inquiries and investigate insurance complaints against companies and agents.

Website: https://insurance.ohio.gov/wps/portal/gov/odi

Questions about insurance or your current policies, or would like to file a complaint, is to contact the department’s Consumer Services Division (CSD).  CSD assists policyholders to navigate the complaint process.  Phone: 800-686-1526

ODI has a Regulatory Ombudsman. The ombudsman acts as a liaison between the department and consumers who feel that their issue was not resolved satisfactorily. For example, the ombudsman is here to assist consumers who have reached out to Consumer Services, the Medicare division, or another area of the department but are not satisfied with the results.  To contact the ombudsman, please call 614-644-2651 or email ombudsman@insurance.ohio.gov.