WSR 08-03-128

PERMANENT RULES

OFFICE OF

INSURANCE COMMISSIONER

[ Insurance Commissioner Matter No. R 2007-12 -- Filed January 23, 2008, 7:42 a.m. , effective February 23, 2008 ]


Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.

Purpose: Technical correction to WAC 284-24E-120 Medical malpractice data reporting.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 284-24E-120.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 48.02.060 and 48.140.060.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 07-21-135 on October 24, 2007.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Date Adopted: January 23, 2008.

Mike Kreidler

Insurance Commissioner

OTS-1131.1


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending Matter No. R 2006-02, filed 6/4/07, effective 7/22/07)

WAC 284-24E-120   How should information about the timing of the settlement be reported?   Persons reporting claims must report whether the claim is settled:

(1) ((Before filing suit, requesting arbitration or mediation hearing;

(2))) Before trial, arbitration or mediation;

(((3))) (2) During trial, arbitration or mediation;

(((4))) (3) After trial or hearing, but before judgment or award;

(((5))) (4) After judgment or decision, but before appeal;

(((6))) (5) During an appeal; or

(((7))) (6) After an appeal.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 48.02.060, 48.140.060, and 7.70.140. 07-12-057 (Matter No. R 2006-02), 284-24E-120, filed 6/4/07, effective 7/22/07.]

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