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284-23-220  <<  284-23-230 >>   284-23-235

Duties of insurers.

(1) The insurer shall provide a Buyer's Guide and a policy summary to any prospective purchaser upon request.
(2) The insurer shall provide, to all prospective purchasers, a Buyer's Guide prior to accepting the applicant's initial application, premium, or premium deposit.
(3) A policy summary must be delivered with or prior to delivery of a policy provided, however, that:
(a) If an illustration, subject to the requirements of chapter 48.23A RCW (Life insurance policy illustrations), is used in the sale of a policy, a policy summary does not have to be provided. Only guarantees may be shown in the policy summary for policies written with an application date on or after the effective date of chapter 48.23A RCW (Life insurance policy illustrations).
(b) If the policy for which application is made or its policy summary does not contain an unconditional refund provision of at least ten days, the policy summary must be delivered prior to delivery of the policy.
(c) If the equivalent guaranteed level death benefit of the policy for which application is made does not exceed five thousand dollars, the requirement for providing a policy summary will be satisfied by delivery of a written statement containing the information described in WAC 284-23-220 (6)(b), (c), (d), (e)(i), (ii), (iii), (iv), (f), (g), (h), and (i).
[Statutory Authority: RCW 48.02.020 and 48.30.010. WSR 98-11-003 (Matter No. R 97-04), § 284-23-230, filed 5/6/98, effective 6/6/98. Statutory Authority: RCW 48.02.060, 48.30.010, and 48.30.090. WSR 79-07-053 (Order R 79-2), § 284-23-230, filed 6/25/79, effective 1/1/80.]