What is COSIA?

COSIA (Central Ohio Self-Insurers Association) is an organization that exists to provide assistance and educational opportunities for the self-insured community of Central Ohio. Through educational forums, our goal is to enable our members to achieve the highest possible standard of self-insured Administration.

When can I become a Member?

Membership drive is once a year, however new members are welcome anytime.  Online membership registration is available during the annual membership drive.  Membership is valid from January to December

When and where are monthly meetings?

Meetings are held monthly on the third Thursday of the month. There are no meetings in June, July, August, and December.  Our location for the monthly meetings is J Liu's Restaurant, 6880 High St, Worthington, OH 43085 and includes a meal.  Paid guests are welcome at all meetings and events.  Presentations and ideas from members are welcome.  Online registration and payment is available on the website each month.  Email announcements, reminders, and confirmations are sent.  A reservation is a commitment to pay unless canceled by the deadline specified as COSIA is liable for food costs based on reservations.  To ensure sufficient food at meetings a reservation needs to be made and confirmation of prepaid reservations must be received.  Registration via mail and online.

What happens at a typical meeting?

Meetings consist of a full meal followed by a presentation which includes a special speaker and updates that are informative and topical.

Can my company advertise?

Yes, we have several opportunities for advertising.  Paid advertisement is available for the printed directory during the annual membership drive and available year round in the electronic directory.  Several printed/electronic advertisement options are available.  For pricing and advertising options contact us via email:  Additional advertisement opportunities are available at our annual Ed Day and Golf Outing.

How Can I get a copy of the directory of members?

A printed directory is available at the end of the annual membership drive and contains all members and advertisements. The printed directory is only mailed to members upon their request on their application.  An electronic directory is available throughout the year on the website to members only.  The electronic directory is continually updated to reflect new members and new ads.

What are COSIA's Special events?

Ed Day: Education day is typically in the spring and offers a day of education and exchanging of ideas with peers in the workers compensation industry

Golf Outing: Is held in August and offers a great day of golf and networking

Special event fees are not covered in the membership.  Registration information is emailed and available on our website.  Reminders, and confirmation of these events are emailed.  Mail and online registration is available for special events as well as online credit card payments


Contact any of our board members, email, or call 740-844-3086.