Beginning January 1, 2009:
(1) Each insurer that has long-term care policies approved for sale in this state must certify annually that all of its insurance producers engaged in the sale, solicitation or negotiation of long-term care insurance coverage in this state have:
(a) Completed the eight-hour, one-time long-term care education and training course required by RCW 48.83.130
(2)(a)(i) prior to selling, soliciting, or negotiating the company's long-term care insurance coverage in this state; or
(b) Completed the required long-term care continuing education requirement imposed by RCW 48.83.130
(2) The certification must be provided to the commissioner by the insurer annually on or before March 31st. The certification must be sent via e-mail to the licensing and education program manager in the commissioner's office. A form for this purpose is available on the commissioner's web site at: www.insurance.wa.gov.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 48.15.015 and 48.17.005. 11-04-067 (Matter No. R 2010-07), § 284-17-262, filed 1/28/11, effective 2/28/11. Statutory Authority: RCW 48.02.060, 48.83.070, 48.83.110, 48.83.120, 48.83.130(1), and 48.83.140 (4)(a). 08-24-019 (Matter No. R 2008-09), § 284-17-262, filed 11/24/08, effective 12/25/08. Statutory Authority: RCW 48.02.060, 48.17.150, 48.17.563, 48.85.040. 05-07-091 (Matter No. R 2004-04), § 284-17-262, filed 3/17/05, effective 4/17/05.]