PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
OFFICE OF THE
[Insurance Commissioner Matter R 2021-18—Filed July 20, 2021, 8:22 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Washington state health insurance pool (WSHIP) purpose, membership, and annual reporting.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The proposed rules will describe the WSHIP, as well as its purpose, membership and annual reporting requirements. Adding these rules will help provide context and clarity regarding what the WSHIP is and which carriers fall under the related reporting requirements.
Process for Developing New Rule: Comments due by August 30, 2021.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Shari Maier, 302 Sid Snyder Avenue S.W., Olympia, WA 98504, phone 360-725-7173, fax 360-586-3109, TTY 360-586-0241, email firstname.lastname@example.org, website www.insurance.wa.gov.
July 20, 2021