Issuer filing of attestation form, transparency tools.
Every issuer offering or renewing a health benefit plan on or after January 1, 2016, must attest to the insurance commissioner that the transparency tools available to their members meet the requirements of RCW 48.43.007
(1) Annually, each health plan issuer must file an attestation form with the insurance commissioner for each line of business written by the issuer. For purposes of this section, line of business is defined as individual, small group and large group health plans.
(2) The form must be signed by an officer of the issuer that is responsible for ensuring compliance with RCW 48.43.007
(3) The form must be submitted to the insurance commissioner no later than February 1st of each calendar year. Instructions for filing of the form will be available on the insurance commissioner's website no later than sixty days prior to the filing deadline.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 48.02.060
, and 2016 c 156. WSR 16-23-019 (Matter No. R 2016-06), recodified as § 284-43-6600, filed 11/4/16, effective 12/5/16. WSR 16-01-081, recodified as § 284-43-6080, filed 12/14/15, effective 12/14/15. Statutory Authority: RCW 48.02.060
, and 48.44.050
. WSR 15-21-095 (Matter No. R 2015-03), § 284-43-927, filed 10/21/15, effective 1/1/16.]