Liberty HealthShare reaches settlement with Ohio Attorney General

Unbeknownst to their members nationwide, the leaders of Liberty HealthShare have signed a settlement agreement with state regulators that forces Liberty to pay thousands of dollars in fines and fees, removes Liberty’s top leaders and alters the operations of the Jackson Township-based health care sharing ministry.

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Separately, the owners of three for-profit companies that have been primary vendors of Liberty have signed their own settlement agreement that sets aside millions of dollars intended to benefit former and current Liberty members.

Hundreds of members have accused Liberty of failing to timely pay health claims.

Details of both settlement agreements were revealed in documents filed this week in federal court as part of a lawsuit brought in October by four out-of-state Liberty members who claim Liberty misrepresented itself, sold illegal health insurance and funneled money that was supposed to help pay people’s medical bills to its leaders and their friends and family.

Zubair Q Britania

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