RCW 48.66.100

Loss ratio requirementsMass sales practices of individual policies.

(1) Medicare supplement insurance policies shall return to policyholders in the form of aggregate benefits under the policy, for the entire period for which rates are computed to provide coverage, loss ratios of:
(a) At least seventy-five percent of the aggregate amount of premiums earned in the case of group policies; and
(b) At least sixty-five percent of the aggregate amount of premiums earned in the case of individual policies.
(2) For the purpose of this section, medicare supplement insurance policies issued as a result of solicitation of individuals through the mail or mass media advertising, including both print and broadcast advertising, shall be treated as individual policies.
(3) The insurance commissioner may adopt rules sufficient to accomplish the provisions of this section and may, by such rules, impose more stringent or appropriate loss ratio requirements when it is necessary for the protection of the public interest.
[ 1992 c 138 § 7; 1982 c 200 § 2; 1981 c 153 § 10.]