WSR 19-14-112
[Insurance Commissioner Matter R 2019-06—Filed July 2, 2019, 5:07 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Revise WAC concerning the system for electronic rates and forms filing general filing instructions.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 48.44.017, 48.44.020, 48.44.080, 48.43.730, 48.43.733, 48.46.060, 48.46.062, 48.46.066, 48.20.012, 48.20.025, 48.20.550, 48.19.010, 48.18.100, 48.19.040, 48.38.010.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Reasons why rules on this subject may be needed and what they might accomplish: The purpose of this rule making is to revise chapters 284-38, 284-44A, 284-46A, and 284-58 WAC concerning the electronic filing of forms and rates. The intent is to harmonize the structure and wording of these WAC and incorporate requirements for plan management documents (binders) for health care service contractors, health maintenance organizations, life and disability carriers, and charitable gift annuity filers.
Process for Developing New Rule: Submit written comments by August 1, 2019.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Mandy Weeks-Green, P.O. Box 40260, Olympia, WA 98504, phone 360-725-7041, fax 360-586-3109, TTY 360-586-0241, email, web site
July 2, 2019
Mike Kreidler
Insurance Commissioner