A claim is closed on the date the reporting entity takes final administrative action to close the claim. Final administrative action occurs after the reporting entity:
(1) Issues the final payment to the claimant in the form of a check or draft;
(2) Pays all outstanding bills for allocated loss adjustment expenses; and
(3) If applicable, receives all indemnity and allocated loss adjustment expense claim payment data needed for reporting under this chapter from a facility, provider or excess insuring entity.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 48.02.060
, and 7.70.140
. WSR 07-12-057 (Matter No. R 2006-02), § 284-24D-080, filed 6/4/07, effective 7/22/07.]