2006 Orders

Orders posted below are unverified duplicates of official orders actually entered. To get an official version of the order contact:

Renee Molnes
Phone: 360-725-7047
Email: legal@oic.wa.gov

Orders 151 to 200 of 356
 
Name Violation Issue Date Action Order

Group Health Cooperative
Seattle, WA
Failure to timely file 10/16/2006 $1,000.00 fine D06-276
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Group Health Cooperative and Group Health Options, Inc.
Seattle, WA
Failure to timely submit records requested by the OICís examiners, failure to maintain a complete and central advertising file, use of superlatives that exaggerated plan benefits, use of statistics without disclosing the source, failure to send amended explanations of benefits or otherwise notify enrollees and providers when initial payment decisions were modified, failure to pay ninety-five percent of clean claims within thirty days, allowing three days for making utilization review determinations, failure to insure that agents were licensed, failure to insure that agents were appointed, failure to include hold harmless agreements in provider contracts, use of unfiled rates, and use of unfiled provider contracts. These violations were discovered during a market conduct examination. 7/10/2006 $15,000 fine to Group Health Cooperative and $5,000 fine to Group Health Options, Inc. D06-224
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Habitiat for Humanity International, Inc.
Americus, GA
Issued nineteen annuities in the State of WA prior to receiving its certificate of exemption 3/30/2006 $3,625.00 Fine D06-83
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Hadassah, The Women's Zionist Organization of America, Inc.
New York, NY
The organization issued annuities prior to receiving its certificate of exemption 7/28/2006 $1,125.00 Fine D06-228
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HARCO National Insurance Company
Rolling Meadows, IL
Failure to timely file. 10/9/2006 $1,500 fine D06-254
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Hart Life Insurance Company
Simsbury, CT
Failure to timely file annual financial statement April supplemental 3/7/2006 $3,400.00 Fine D06-46
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Hartford International Life Reassurance Corporation
Hartford, CT
Failure to timely file annual financial statement April supplemental 3/7/2006 $3,400.00 Fine D06-47
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Hartford Life and Annuity Insurance Company
Hartford, CT
Failure to timely file 12/7/2006 $1,250.00 fine D06-321
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Hartford Life Group Insurance Company
Chicago, IL
Failure to timely file annual financial statement April supplemental 3/7/2006 $3,400.00 Fine D06-48
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Hartford Life Insurance Company
Hartford, CT
Failure to timely file 12/7/2006 $1,250.00 fine D06-322
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Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection & Insurance Company of Connecticut
Hartford, CT
Failure to timely file its signature accompanying its statement of actuarial opinion 4/4/2006 $6,300 fine D06-96
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Hentschell & Associates, Inc.,
Tacoma, WA
Failure to properly and timely disclose broker fees, commissions and contingent commissions. 1/10/2006 $3,000 Fine D06-01
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Home Warranty of America Inc #71
Buffalo Grove
The issuance of service contracts prior to having a valid registrations 7/26/2006 $3,800.00 FIne D06-289
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Hope Heart Institute #55
Seattle, WA
Failure to Timely File its Annual Report, Actuarial Opinion & Annual Filing Fee 5/28/2006 $1,000.00 Fine D06-194
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Horton, Curtis W.,
Spokane, WA
Engaged in unfair/deceptive acts; made, published and disseminated false/misleading representations; falsified and submitted information on applications; and sold annuity policies not approved for sale. 4/20/2006 Revocation D06-174
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Houston General Insurance Company
Boston, MA
Failure to timely file calendar Statement of Actuarial Opinion 3/28/2006 Order Suspending Certificate of Authority. See D2006-111 for Order Rescinding Order Suspending Certificate of Authority . D06-111
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Houston General Insurance Company
Boston, MA
Failure to timely file its calendar year 2004 Statement of Actuarial Opinion in electronic form. 4/13/2006 Order Rescinding Order Suspending Certificate of Authority and Consent Order Imposing $10,000 fine. See D06-111 for Order Suspending Certificate of Authority. D2006-111
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Independence Life and Annuity Company
Wellesley Hills, MA
Failure to timely file its calendar year Annual Statement and Supplemental filing 9/5/2006 $1,125 fine D06-207
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ING Life Insurance And Annuity Company
Hartford, CT
Failure to timely file 10/16/2006 $1,250.00 fine D06-287
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ING USA Annuity and Life Insurance Company
Atlanta, GA
Failure to timely file 10/16/2006 $1,250.00 fine D06-289A
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International Fellowship of Christians & Jews, Inc. #246
Chicago, IL
Failure to file annual report and statement of qualified actuary 4/17/2006 Suspension G06-32
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Investors Life Insurance Company of North America
Austin, TX
Failure to File Audited Financial Statement 2/24/2006 Suspension G06-13
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Investors Life Insurance Company of North America
Austin, TX
Failure to timely file its calendar year Audited Financial Statements 8/30/2006 $1,250 fine G2006-13
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J.M.I.C. Life Insurance Company
Deerfield Beach, FL
Failure to timely file. 12/1/2006 $2,000.00 fine D06-339
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Jefferson Pilot Financial Insurance Company
Greensboro, NC
Failure to timely file supplemental filing 5/3/2006 $2,800 fine D06-49
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Jefferson Pilot Life Insurance Company
Greensboro, NC
Failure to timely file supplemental filing 5/3/2006 $2,800 fine D06-52
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Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of the Northwest
Portland, OR
Failure to timely file the additional data statement form 4/4/2006 $6,300 fine D06-129
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Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of the Northwest
Portland, OR
Denying emergency room claims where its physicians reviewer concluded there was no medical necessity for emergency care 7/6/2006 $65,000 fine D06-198
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Kaiser Permanente Health Alternatives
Portland, OR
Failure to timely file the additional data statement form 4/4/2006 $6,300 fine D06-130
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Kaiser Permanente Health Alternatives and Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of the Northwest
Portland, OR
Unfair practice of restricting, excluding, or reducing benefits on the basis of sex, and prohibiting any terms relating to prescription contraceptives which are less favorable than terms applicable to other prescriptions. Provisions excluding coverage for our-of-network contraceptive drugs and devices. 6/13/2006 $66,700 fine D06-177
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Kanawha Insurance Company
Lancaster, SC
Failure to timely file annual statement. 3/31/2006 $10,000 fine D06-140
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Karzen, Gene B.,
Los Angeles, CA
Failure to respond to request for fingerprint replacement card. 1/20/2006 Revocation D06-06
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Kemper Investors Life Insurance Company
Shamburg, IL
Failure to timely file annual financial statement April supplemental 3/7/2006 $1,000.00 Fine D06-53
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Kilen, Jehoshua S.,
Lakewood, WA
Failure to respond. 11/1/2006 Revocation D06-334
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Kissinger, Elisa M.,
Spokane, WA
Failure to respond. 6/2/2006 Revocation D06-213
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KPS Health Plans
Bremerton, WA
Failing to issue a replacement notification to each enrollee 90 days prior to making this change and to offer each enrollee whose plan was being discontinued the option to enroll in any individual plan they offer without being subject to health screening. 6/27/2006 $2,000 fine and Compliance Plan D06-151
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KPS Health Plans
Bremerton, WA
Using unfiled rates. 7/18/2006 $5,000 fine. D06-225
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Laurier Indemnity Company
Milwaukee, WI
Failure to timely file annual financial statement April Supplimental for the year ended December 31, 2004 2/15/2006 $3,300.00 Fine D06-54
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Lawyers Title Insurance Corporation
Richmond, VA
Failure to timely file. 10/16/2006 $1,875.00 fine D06-281
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Lewis and Clark College
Portland, OR
Issuing Annuities Prior to Receiving its Certificate of Exemption 5/25/2006 $250.00 Fine D06-175
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Lewis, Michelle R.,
Belfair, WA
While conducting insurance business falsified applications and signatures, acted deceptively and made misleading representations, and failed to respond. 7/19/2006 Revocation D06-234
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Liberty Life Assurance Company of Boston
Boston, MA
Failure to timely file 12/12/2006 $1,375.00 fine D06-340
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Liberty Northwest Insurance Corporation
Portland, OR
Failure to timely file 10/16/2006 $2,500.00 fine D06-256
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Lincoln Benefit Life Company
Lincoln, NE
Failure to timely file annual financial statement April supplemental 2/24/2006 $1,000.00 Fine D06-55
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Lincoln General Insurance Company
York, PA
Failure to timely file the signature accompanying its Statement of Actuarial Opinion. 3/13/2006 $5,900 fine D06-134
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Lutheran Bible Institute of Seattle #137
Issaquah
Failure to meet the minimum financial requirements 4/17/2006 Suspension G06-26
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Lutheran Church-Missori Synod Foundation
St Louis, MO
Failure to Meet Minimum Financial Requirements of RCW 48.38.010(6) 4/17/2006 Suspension G06-27
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Luthern Church-Missouri Synod Foundation
St. Louis, MO
Failure to meet the minimum financial requirements 4/17/2006 Suspension G06-27
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Madison National Life Insurance Company, Incorporated
Madison, WI
Failure to timely file its 2004 Statement of Actuarial Opinion. 3/16/2006 $6,500 fine. D06-145
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Maryknoll Sisters of St. Dominic, Inc.
Maryknoll, NY
Issued annuities prior to receiving its Certificate of Exemption 11/22/2006 $1,800.00 Fine D06-255
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These enforcement actions taken by Mike Kreidler, Washington state Insurance Commissioner, are a primary tool in protecting the people of Washington.

Type of Entity Authority to Suspend or Revoke Authority to Fine
Agent or broker RCW 48.17.530 RCW 48.17.560
Insurance company RCW 48.05.140 RCW 48.05.185
Health care service contractor RCW 48.44.160 RCW 48.44.166
Health maintenance organization (HMO) RCW 48.46.130 and RCW 48.46.135

Updated 04/06/2014

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