Termination of long-term care insurance shall be without prejudice to any benefits payable for institutionalization if such institutionalization began while the long-term care insurance was in force and continues without interruption after termination. Such extension of benefits beyond the period the long-term care insurance was in force may be limited to the duration of the benefit period, if any, or to payment of the maximum benefits and may be subject to any applicable waiting period, and all other applicable provisions of the contract or certificate.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 48.02.060
. WSR 94-14-100 (Order R 94-10), § 284-54-260, filed 7/6/94, effective 8/6/94.]