Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: Chapter 284-85 WAC, Long-term care partnership.
THIS RULE IS BEING PROPOSED UNDER AN EXPEDITED RULE-MAKING PROCESS THAT WILL ELIMINATE THE NEED FOR THE AGENCY TO HOLD PUBLIC HEARINGS, PREPARE A SMALL BUSINESS ECONOMIC IMPACT STATEMENT, OR PROVIDE RESPONSES TO THE CRITERIA FOR A SIGNIFICANT LEGISLATIVE RULE. IF YOU OBJECT TO THIS USE OF THE EXPEDITED RULE-MAKING PROCESS, YOU MUST EXPRESS YOUR OBJECTIONS IN WRITING AND THEY MUST BE SENT TO Kacy Scott, Insurance Commissioner, P.O. Box 40258, Olympia, WA 98504-0255, firstname.lastname@example.org , AND RECEIVED BY January 3, 2012.
Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: This proposed rule will repeal unnecessary sections in WAC that have been replaced by WAC 284-83-400 through 284-83-425.
Reasons Supporting Proposal: WAC 284-83-400 through 284-83-425 have been adopted to implement the long-term care partnership program making chapter 284-85 WAC no longer necessary.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 48.02.060, 48.85.020.
Statute Being Implemented: Chapter 48.85 RCW.
Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.
Name of Proponent: Mike Kreidler, insurance commissioner, governmental.
Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting: Kacy Scott, P.O. Box 40258, Olympia, WA 98504-0258, (360) 725-7041; Implementation: Beth Berendt, P.O. Box 40255, Olympia, WA 98504-0255, (360) 725-7117; and Enforcement: Carol Sureau, P.O. Box 40255, Olympia, WA 98504-0255, (360) 725-7050.
October 31, 2011
The following chapter of the Washington Administrative Code is repealed:
|WAC 284-85-005||Purpose and authority.|
|WAC 284-85-010||Applicability and scope.|
|WAC 284-85-015||Standards for definitions used in this chapter and chapter 48.85 RCW.|
|WAC 284-85-030||Minimum standards for long-term care partnership policies.|
|WAC 284-85-040||Standards related to rates.|
|WAC 284-85-045||Conversion from group to individual coverage or replacement of coverage.|
|WAC 284-85-050||Disclosure and suitability standards.|
|WAC 284-85-055||Termination of participation in the Washington long-term care partnership program.|
|WAC 284-85-060||Applications for long-term care partnership coverage.|
|WAC 284-85-070||Advertising standards.|
|WAC 284-85-075||Summary of insurance benefits.|
|WAC 284-85-080||Consumer education program.|
|WAC 284-85-085||Standards for education of licensees soliciting long-term care partnership contracts.|
|WAC 284-85-090||Standards for case management services.|
|WAC 284-85-110||Records retention.|
|WAC 284-85-900||Chapter not exclusive.|