(1) This regulation, WAC 284-60-010 through 284-60-100
, applies to all insurers and to every disability insurance policy form filed for approval in this state after August 31, 1983, except:
(a) Additional indemnity and premium waiver forms for use only in conjunction with life insurance policies;
(b) Medicare supplement policy forms which are regulated by chapter 284-55
(c) Credit insurance policy forms issued pursuant to chapter 48.34
(d) Group policy forms other than:
(i) Specified disease policy forms;
(ii) Policy forms, other than loss of income forms, as to which all or substantially all, of the premium is paid by the individuals insured thereunder;
(iii) Policy forms, other than loss of income forms, for issue to single employers insuring less than one hundred employees.
(e) Policy forms filed by health care service contractors or health maintenance organizations;
(f) Policy forms initially approved before September 1, 1983, including subsequent requests for rate increases and modifications of rate manuals;
(g) Health plans other than:
(i) Grandfathered individual health plans;
(ii) Grandfathered small group health plans.
(h) Stand-alone dental only plans; and
(i) Stand-alone vision only plans.
(2) Approvals of policy forms of the types subject to this regulation approved before September 1, 1983, and which are not in compliance with the provisions of this regulation on January 1, 1985, are hereby withdrawn as of January 1, 1985, and such forms shall not thereafter be used for new issues.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 48.02.060
, and 2016 c 156. WSR 16-23-019 (Matter No. R 2016-06), § 284-60-010, filed 11/4/16, effective 12/5/16. Statutory Authority: RCW 48.02.060
. WSR 83-14-002 (Order R 83-1), § 284-60-010, filed 6/23/83, effective 9/1/83.]