(1) These rules shall apply to every "advertisement," as that term is hereinafter defined, in WAC 284-50-030
, subsections (1), (7), (8) and (9), unless otherwise specified in these rules, intended for presentation distribution, or dissemination in this state when such presentation, distribution, or dissemination is made either directly or indirectly by or on behalf of an insurer, or insurance producer as those terms are defined in the insurance code of this state and these rules.
(2) Every insurer shall establish and at all times maintain a system of control over the content, form, and method of dissemination of all advertisements of its policies. All such advertisements, regardless of by whom written, created, designed, or presented, shall be the responsibility of the insurer for whom such advertisements are prepared.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 48.02.060
(3)(a) and 48.17.010
(5). WSR 11-01-159 (Matter No. R 2010-09), § 284-50-020, filed 12/22/10, effective 1/22/11; Order R-76-2, § 284-50-020, filed 3/4/76; Order R-73-1, § 284-50-020, filed 2/28/73, effective 4/1/73.]