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Chapter 48.21 RCW


"Group disability insurance" definedIssuance.
"Group stop loss insurance" defined for the purpose of exemptionScope of application.
"Employees," "employer" defined.
Health care groups.
"Blanket disability insurance" defined.
Health plan benefits for small employersCoverageExemption from statutory requirementsPremium ratesRequirements for providing coverage for small employersDefinitions.
Requirements for plans offered to small employersDefinitions.
Standard provisions required.
The contractRepresentations.
Payment of premiums.
Payment of premiums by employee in event of suspension of compensation due to labor dispute.
Certificates of coverage.
Age limitations.
Examination and autopsy.
Payment of benefits.
Readjustment of premiumsDividends.
When injury caused by intoxication or use of narcotics.
Podiatric medicine and surgery.
Registered nurses or advanced registered nurses.
Diabetes coverageDefinitions.
Psychological services.
Dental services that are not subject to contract or provider agreement.
Denturist services.
Dependent child coverageContinuation for incapacity.
Dependent child coverageFrom moment of birthCongenital anomaliesNotification of birth.
Option to cover dependents under age twenty-six.
Chemical dependency benefitsLegislative declaration.
Chemical dependency benefitsContracts issued or renewed after January 1, 1988.
Chemical dependency benefitsRCW 48.21.160 through 48.21.190, 48.44.240 inapplicable, when.
"Chemical dependency" defined.
Chemical dependency benefitsRules.
Individual or group disability, health care service contract, health maintenance agreementReduction of benefits on basis of other existing coverages.
Home health care, hospice care, optional coverage requiredStandards, limitations, restrictionsRulesMedicare supplemental contracts excluded.
Prescribed, self-administered anticancer medication.
MammogramsInsurance coverage.
Prostate cancer screening.
Reconstructive breast surgery.
Mastectomy, lumpectomy.
Mental health servicesGroup health plansDefinitionCoverage required, when.
Mental health treatmentWaiver of preauthorization for persons involuntarily committed.
Benefits for prenatal diagnosis of congenital disordersContracts entered into or renewed on or after January 1, 1990.
Continuation option to be offered.
Conversion policy to be offeredExceptions, conditions.
Conversion policyRestrictions and requirementsRules.
Coverage for adopted children.
Cancellation of rider.
Neurodevelopmental therapiesEmployer-sponsored group contracts.
Temporomandibular joint disordersInsurance coverage.
PrescriptionsPreapproval of individual claimsSubsequent rejection prohibitedWritten record required.
Nonresident pharmacies.
Fixed payment insuranceStandard disclosure form.
Fixed payment insuranceBenefit restrictions.
ConstructionChapter applicable to state registered domestic partnerships2009 c 521.
Irrigation district may contract for and pay premiums on group insurance for employees: RCW 87.03.160.
Minimum standards for disability policies may be promulgated by commissioner: RCW 48.18.120.
Payment to person designated in policy or by assignment discharges insurer: RCW 48.18.370.
Policy dividends are payable to real party in interest: RCW 48.18.340.
Policy forms, execution, filing, etc.: Chapter 48.18 RCW.
Refusal to renew or cancellation of disability insurance: RCW 48.18.298, 48.18.299.