1751.26 Investments in real estate.

(A) For purposes of this section, real estate used for "the accommodation of the health insuring corporation's business operations" includes the health insuring corporation's home office, branch office, medical facilities, and field office operations.

(B) No health insuring corporation shall purchase, hold, or convey real estate, or any interest in real estate, to be used as an investment for the production of income, to be developed for the production of income, or to be otherwise used for purposes other than the accommodation of the health insuring corporation's business operations, without the prior approval of the superintendent of insurance.

(C)

(1) No health insuring corporation shall invest, without the prior approval of the superintendent, an amount that exceeds forty per cent of its admitted assets as of the immediately preceding thirty-first day of December in real estate used for the accommodation of the health insuring corporation's business operations from which the health insuring corporation provides health care services.

(2) No health insuring corporation shall invest, without the prior approval of the superintendent, an amount that exceeds twenty-five per cent of its admitted assets as of the immediately preceding thirty-first day of December in real estate used for the accommodation of the health insuring corporation's business operations from which the health insuring corporation does not provide health care services.

Cite as R.C. § 1751.26

History. Effective Date: 06-04-1997