WSR 18-06-052
[Insurance Commissioner Matter No. R 2018-01—Filed March 2, 2018, 12:41 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Short-term medical plans.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 48.02.060, 48.44.050, 48.46.200, 48.43.005(26).
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: A federal executive order and rule making on short-term medical plans are anticipated to result in the need for further clarification of the insurance commissioner's process and standards relative to the filing of short-term medical plans intended for sale to Washington consumers.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: Not applicable.
Process for Developing New Rule: Submit written comments by March 22, 2018.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting AnnaLisa Gellermann, P.O. Box 40258, Olympia, WA 98504, phone 360-725-7041, fax 360-586-3109, TTY 360-586-0241 or 360-725-7087, email, web site
March 2, 2018
Mike Kreidler
Insurance Commissioner