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Ohio House Representatives Introduce Bill to Eliminate Preferred Repair Shop Network

Representatives Matt Lynch (R) and Robert Hagan (D) have introduced HB 526 that would “prohibit auto insurers from requiring, recommending or suggesting that a claimant on a policy have the claimant’s vehicle repaired at a particular repair shop or by a particular person unless the claimant requests a recommendation or suggestion.” While automotive glass companies are not identified in this bill, third-party administrators (TPAs) of automotive glass claims generally offer a recommendation to a related automotive glass company or an affiliated independent glass shop, meaning this bill could have implications for the AGRR industry if passed. Continue reading

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