WSR 12-02-070

PERMANENT RULES

OFFICE OF

INSURANCE COMMISSIONER

[ Insurance Commissioner Matter No. R 2011-26 -- Filed January 4, 2012, 7:50 a.m. , effective February 4, 2012 ]


Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.

Purpose: The rule making repeals unnecessary sections in WAC that have been replaced by WAC 284-83-400 through 284-83-425.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Repealing WAC 284-85-005, 284-85-010, 284-85-015, 284-85-030, 284-85-040, 284-85-045, 284-85-050, 284-85-055, 284-85-060, 284-85-070, 284-85-075, 284-85-080, 284-85-085, 284-85-090, 284-85-100, 284-85-110, and 284-85-900.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 48.02.060, 48.85.020.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 11-22-071 on November 1, 2011.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 17.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 17.

Date Adopted: January 4, 2012.

Mike Kreidler

Insurance Commissioner

OTS-4029.1


REPEALER
     The following chapter of the Washington Administrative Code is repealed: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 284-85-100 Recordkeeping.
WAC 284-85-110 Records retention.
WAC 284-85-900 Chapter not exclusive.

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