Recently adopted rules

2016

Exceptions to providing consumers with an annual privacy policy (R 2016-20)

Effective:

12/24/2016

Complete text:

201620103 (PDF, 392KB)

WAC:

WAC 284-04-120, WAC 284-04-205

Principle based reserving (R 2016-14)

Effective:

12/24/2016

Complete text:

201614103 (PDF, 313KB)

WAC:

WAC 284-74-600, WAC 284-74-610

Independent Review Organization transfer from the Department of Health to the Office of the Insurance Commissioner (R 2016-17)

Effective:

January 1, 2017

Complete text:

201617103 (PDF, 461KB)

WAC:

WAC 284-43-3010; WAC 284-43-4000, WAC 284-43-4040; WAC 284-43-5900

Acknowledgment for motorists rejecting underinsured motor vehicle (R 2016-18)

Effective:

December 11, 2016

Complete text:

201618103 (PDF, 300KB)

WAC:

WAC 284-20-300

Rating requirements - SSB 6536 (R 2016-06)

Effective:

12/05/2016

Complete text:

201606103 (PDF, 408KB)

WAC:

WAC 284-43-6000; WAC 284-43-6010; WAC 284-43-6020; WAC 284-43-6060; WAC 284-43-6200; WAC 284-43-6500; and WAC 284-60-010

Prescription emergency fill notifications (R 2016-08)

Effective:

10/21/ 2016

Complete text:

201608103 (PDF, KB)

WAC:

WAC 284-43-5110, 284-43-5170, 284-170-470 v

Allowing insurers to pay claims settlements (R 2016-12)

Effective:

10/30/2016

Complete text:

201612103 (PDF, 307KB)

WAC:

WAC 284-30-330 (16)

2015-18 Essential Health Benefits: Amendment to comply with recent federal guidance regarding coverage for obesity

Effective date:

10/22/2016

Complete text:

201518103 (PDF, 308KB)

WAC:

WAC 284-43-5642 & 284-43-5642

2015-15 Clarifying data use for setting P&C premiums

Effective date:

10/1/2016

Complete text:

201515103 (PDF, 279KB)

WAC:

Add new section to Chapter 284-24 WAC

2016-11 Revising cross-references to sections in Chapters 284-43 and 284-170

Effective date:

8/6/2016

Complete text:

201604103 (PDF, 453KB)

WAC:

The full list can be found on Page 3 of the CR-103

2016-04 Title agent reporting of affiliated business

Effective date:

7/23/2016

Complete text:

201604103 (PDF, 191KB)

WAC:

Repeal WAC 284-29-110

2016-03 Technical changes to Producer Continuing Education rule

Effective date:

6/24/16

Complete text:

201603103 (PDF, 131KB)

WAC:

Amended: WAC 284-17-278 Repealed: WAC 284-17-310

2016-02 Streamlining prior authorization for health care services

Effective date:

1/1/2017

Complete text:

201602103P (PDF, 348KB)

WAC:

Amended: WAC 284-30-2000

2016-01 Renumbering in WAC chapters 284-43 and 284-170

Effective date:

4/23/2016

Complete text:

201601103P (PDF, 351KB)

WAC:

WAC chapters 284-43 and 284-170

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)

WACs added:

284-43-990, -991, -992, -993, -994, -995, -996, -997

WACs 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

 

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