WSR 11-16-072

AGENDA

OFFICE OF

INSURANCE COMMISSIONER

[ Filed August 1, 2011, 10:32 a.m. ]


Rule Development Agenda

July 31, 2011, through January 31, 2012



The commissioner has introduced the following rule makings. Each rule making is currently between the CR-101, CR-102, and CR-105 stage. They are currently under review and there may be further rule-making activity before January 31, 2012. If you have any questions regarding any of these rule makings, please contact Meg Jones, megj@oic.wa.gov, or (360) 725-7170.


RCW Authority Current Activity
WAC Subject CR-103E CR-101 CR-105 CR-102
48.02.060 Standards for safeguarding customer information. 08-10-096

5/7/08

284-66-063 and 284-66-064 48.02.060 (3)(a) and 48.66.165 Medicare supp. policy replacement 10-18-085

8/31/10

11-12-008

5/31/11

284-51-195 48.02.060

48.21.200

48.44.050

48.46.200

Standards for coordination of benefits in medical services. 11-09-028

4/14/11

11-15-081

7/20/11

Chapters 284-83 and 284-85 WAC 48.02.060

48.85.030

Long-term care partnership. 11-10-069

5/3/11

11-15-082

7/20/11

48.02.060

48.15.040(4)

48.15.090(2)

Unauthorized insurers (surplus line). 11-11-061

5/16/11

48.02.060 Grievance and appeals process requirements. 11-14-113

7/6/11

Chapter 284-17 WAC 48.02.060

48.17.005

Technical corrections to chapter 284-17 WAC. 11-14-114

7/6/11


Possible Rule Makings: In addition to the rules listed above, the commissioner continues the effort to update and clarify the code. In the period before January 31, 2012, subjects that may be considered for rule making in this effort include:

Biographical affidavits -- Officer and director.

Chiropractic fair pay.

Compensation disclosure: Producers.

Continuing education on-line: Producers.

Conversion plans.

Crop adjuster: Permanent.

Disability insurance loss ratios.

Federal financial reform implementation.

Federal health care reform implementation.

Life settlement providers.

Property and casualty insurance rates.

Senior designation -- Producers.

Standards for temporary substitution of contracted network providers -- "Locum tenens" providers.

Statistical data reporting.

Suitability of sales of annuities.

Surplus line broker registration.

Unfair practices with respect to vehicle insurance.

Usage-based insurance program.

WAC review: Agency administration.

WARP board.

Mike Kreidler

Washington State Code Reviser's Office