(1) Each insurer licensed to write direct insurance in this state, except those exempted in subsection (2) of this section, shall institute and maintain an insurance antifraud plan. An insurer licensed after July 1, 1995, shall file its antifraud plan within six months of licensure. An insurer shall file any change to the antifraud plan with the insurance commissioner within thirty days after the plan has been modified.
(2) This section does not apply to:
(a) Health carriers, as defined in RCW 48.43.005;
(b) Life insurers;
(c) Title insurers;
(d) Property or casualty insurers with annual gross written medical malpractice insurance premiums in this state that exceed fifty percent of their total annual gross written premiums in this state;
(e) Credit-related insurance written in connection with a credit transaction in which the creditor is named as a beneficiary or loss payee under the policy, except vendor single-interest or collateral protection coverage as defined in RCW 48.22.110(4); or
(f) Insurers with gross written premiums of less than one thousand dollars in Washington during the reporting year.
[2005 c 223 § 20; 1997 c 92 § 1; 1995 c 285 § 9.]