Wash. Admin. Code § 284-95-080 - Unfair or deceptive acts or practices

Current through Register Vol. 22-07, April 1, 2022

It is an unfair or deceptive act or practice, pursuant to RCW 48.30.010, for any transferring company to:

(1) Be a party to a transfer of insurance contracts which is in violation of the provisions of this regulation; or
(2) Represent to policyowners, either verbally or in writing, that the commissioner has approved a transfer of insurance contracts. It shall be a false representation in advertising, in the sense of RCW 48.44.110, for a health care service contractor to represent to policyowners, either verbally or in writing, that the commissioner has approved any transfer of insurance contracts. It shall be a false or misleading practice in advertising, in the sense of RCW 48.46.400, and a deceptive, misleading, or unfair practice in advertising, in the sense of RCW 48.46.130(1)(e), for a health maintenance organization to represent to policyowners, either verbally or in writing, that the commissioner has approved any transfer of insurance contracts; or
(3) Unfairly discriminate against policyowners who do not consent to the proposed transfer of insurance contracts.

Notes

Wash. Admin. Code § 284-95-080

Statutory Authority: RCW 48.02.060(3)(a), 48.01.030 and 48.30.010. 91-23-064 (Order R 91-9), § 284-95-080, filed 11/18/91, effective 12/19/91.

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