Recently adopted rules

2016
2015-04 Adjusting rate and form-filing procedures for life & disability insurers to comply with SSB 5023
Effective date: 1/8/2016
Complete text: 201504103P (PDF, 245KB)
WAC: New: WAC 284-43-6500, -6520, -6540, and -6560 Repealed: WAC 284-43-920 and -950
R 2015-13 Clarifying certain definitions required to implement coverage under ESSB 5550
Effective date: 2/8/2016
Complete text: 2015-13103P (PDF, 298KB)
WAC: Amended: WAC 284-30-500 (4)
2015
R 2014-08 Network Access
Effective date: 1/14/2016
Complete text: 2014-08103P (PDF, 995KB)
WAC: New: WAC 284-43-202, -225 Amended: WAC 284-43-251, -300, -310, -320, -330
R 2015-09 Credit for Reinsurance Model Regulation
Effective date: 1/2/2016
Complete text: 2015-09103P (PDF, 1,692KB)
WAC: New: WAC 284-13-503, -516, -517, -531, -532, -533, -536, -537, -538, -539, -53901, -59501, -59502, -59503, -59504, -59505, -59506, -59507, -59508 Amended: WAC 284-13-500, -510, -520, -530, -535, -540, -550, -560, -570, -580, -590, -595 Repealed: WAC 284-13-505, -515
R 2015-07 Sharing of commissions by licensed insurance producers
Effective date: 1/7/2016
Complete text: 2015-07103P (PDF, 239KB)
WAC: New: WAC 284-17-805,-825, -835 Repealed: WAC 284-17-800, -820, -830
R 2015-12 Requiring carriers and health plans to enter independent review organization (IRO) information into an online database
Effective date: 12/26/2015
Complete text: 2015-12103P (PDF, 310KB)
WAC: Amended: WAC 284-43-550 and 284-43-630
R 2014-13 Prior authorization of pharmacy benefits
Effective date: 7/1/2016
Complete text: 2014-13103P (PDF,385 KB)
WAC: New WAC 284-43-325, -420 Amended: WAC 284-43-130, -410, and -818
R 2015-05 Adoption of rules implementing the Holding Company Act, Chapter 122- Laws of 2015
Effective date: 1/1/2016
Complete text: 2015-05103P (PDF, 404KB)
WAC: New WAC sections include: WAC 284-18-200, -385, -445, -500, -950, and -960. Amended WACs sections include: WAC 284-03-030, WAC 284-07-110 and WAC 284-07-600; WAC 284-18-300, -310, -320, -330, -340, -350, -360, -370, -380, -390, -400, -410, -420, -430, -440, -450, -460, -910, -920, -930, and -940. Chapter 284-18A WAC would be repealed.
R 2015-11 Repeal of certification requirement for multiple Washington state attendees at Continuing Education Training.
Effective date: 11/21/2015
Complete text: 2015-11103P (PDF, 138KB)
WAC: Amended: WAC 284-17-281
R 2015-03 Attestation requirements regarding consumer transparency tools for health care cost and quality
Effective date: 1/1/2016
Complete text: 2015-03103P (PDF, 309KB)
WAC: New: WAC 284-43-927
R 2015-02 Essential Heath Benefits: Designation of benchmark plan for 2017 and any supplementation
Effective date: 9/29/2015
Complete text: 2015-02103P (PDF, 358KB)
WAC: Amended: WAC 284-43-865,-877, -878,-879, and -880 New: WAC 284-43-8651,-8771,-8781,-8791, and -8801
R 2014-02 Insurance producer continuing education (CE) requirements
Effective date: 7/10/2015
Complete text: 2014-01103P (PDF, 290KB)
WAC: Amended sections 284-17-200- -210, -220, -224, -226, -250, -254, -256, -262, -264, -270, -272, - 278, -282, -284, -286, -292, -294, -296, -302, -304, -306 New sections 284-17-273, -277, -279, -281, -297, -299, -303 Repealed sections 284-17-244, -246, -274
R 2014-07 Designation of a Designated Responsible Licensed Person (DRLP) by a business
Effective date: 3/16/2015
Complete text: 2014-07103P (PDF, 230KB)
WAC: 284-17-603
R 2014-12 Fraternal Benefit Society Risk-Based Surplus (RBS) standards
Effective date: 02/07/2015
Complete text: 2014-12103P (PDF, 234KB)
WAC: 284-36A-040
2014
R 2014-04 Pediatric Vision Screening
Effective date: 12/20/2014
Complete text: 2014-04103P (PDF, 193KB)
WAC: 284-43-880(2)(a) amended
R 2012-29 Mental health and substance use disorder parity requirements
Effective date: 12/18/2014
Complete text: 2012-29103P (PDF, 190KB)
WAC's added: 284-43-990, -991, -992, -993, -994, -995, -996, -997
WAC's repealed: 284-53-005, -010
R 2014-10 Network access rule typo fix
Effective date: 11/23/2014
Complete text: 2014-10103P (PDF, 140KB)
WACs: 284-43-221, -222
R 2014-06 FAIR (Fair Access to Insurance Requirements) Plan representation
Effective date: 11/22/2014
Complete text: 2014-06103P (PDF, 239KB)
WAC: 284-19-140
R 2013-26 Life insurance policies' minimum death benefit
Effective date: 11/22/2014
Complete text: 2013-26103P (PDF, 215KB)
WAC: 284-23-550
R 2014-05 Investment in hedging and income generation derivative transactions by insurers
Effective date: 11/15/2014
Complete text: 2014-05103P (PDF, 222KB)
WAC: 284-13-900, -910, -920, -930, -940, -950, -960
R 2014-11 Temporary Special Open Enrollment Period
Effective date: 8/27/2014
Complete text: 2014-11103E (PDF, 163KB)
WAC: 284-170-425
R 2012-16 Sharing of commissions and referral fees
Effective date: 7/1/2015
Complete text: 2012-16103P (PDF, 290KB)
WAC:

284-17-800, -810, -820, -830

R 2013-25 Filing of financial statements and related filings electronically
Effective date: 8/23/2014
Complete text: 2013-25103P (PDF, 313KB)
WAC: 284-07-050, -060, -070, -100, -190, -217
R 2014-03 Essential health benefits transplant waiting period
Effective date: 7/3/2014
Complete text: 2014-03103P (PDF, 218KB)
WAC: 284-43-878
R 2013-15 Title insurance rates
Effective date: 6/2/2014
Complete text: 2013-15103P (PDF, 113KB)
WAC: 284-29A
R 2013-22 Health insurance provider networks
Effective date: 5/26/2014
Complete text: 2013-22103P (PDF, 348KB)
WAC: 284-43
R 2013-19 Stand alone dental insurance plans
Effective date: 5/19/2014
Complete text: 2013-19103P (PDF, 215KB)
WACs: 284-43-879, 284-170-800, -805, -810
R 2014-01 Repeal of child only open enrollment
Effective date: 4/26/2014
Complete text: 2014-01103P (PDF, 216KB)
WACs: 284-170-420, 284-43-970, -975, -980, -985
R 2013-27 Plan management for individual, small and large-group health coverage markets
Effective date: 04/14/2014
Complete text: 2013-27103P (PDF, 206KB)
WACs: 284-170-870
R 2013-28 Substitution of essential health benefits in individual and small group plans
Effective date: 04/03/2014
Complete text: 2013-28103P (PDF, 208KB)
WACs: 284-43-877

 

Updated 01/14/2016

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