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Chapter 284-24D WAC

Last Update: 6/4/07

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CLOSED CLAIM DATA REPORTING RULES FOR FACILITIES AND PROVIDERS

WAC Sections

Purpose.
Definitions.
How will the commissioner ensure data confidentiality under RCW 48.140.060(2)?
How are closed claims reported to the commissioner?
How will the OIC assign user ID codes to reporting entities?
What types of claims must be reported to the commissioner?
Are write-offs or other small sums of money provided as customer service gestures considered claims?
When is a claim considered closed?
When are closed claim reports due?
Can a reporting entity reopen a claim or make changes to previously reported data?
How should reporting entities assign claim and incident identifiers?
When is the primary insuring entity responsible for reporting closed claims to the commissioner?
When is an excess insuring entity responsible for reporting closed claims to the commissioner?
When is a self-insurer responsible for reporting closed claims to the commissioner?
May a self-insurer report claims on behalf of itself and an excess insuring entity?
When is a facility or provider principally responsible for reporting closed medical malpractice claims to the commissioner?
What does "date of notice" mean?
How should the type of medical specialty be reported?
How should the type of health care facility be reported?
What should be reported as the primary location where the medical malpractice incident occurred?
How should the incident city be reported?
How should injury severity be reported using the National Practitioner Data Bank (NPDB) severity scale?
What should be reported as the reason for the medical malpractice claim?
How should claim disposition information be reported?
How should information about the timing of the settlement be reported?
Are claim payments reported on a gross or net basis?
What does an insuring entity report when the damages exceed policy limits?
Are subrogation recoveries subject to reporting?
How are structured settlements reported?
If the court itemizes damages, what information must be reported?
What information must be reported if the court does not itemize damages or a claim is settled by the parties?
How should "companion claims" be reported?
How much detail is required when reporting allocated loss adjustment expenses?
If defense services are provided by company employees, must company overhead be reported with ALAE?
How are economic damages allocated under RCW 48.140.030 (10)(b)(iii)?
What elements of economic loss must a reporting entity include when reporting economic damages?
What process must a person use to estimate economic damages?
What sources of information can a reporting entity use to estimate economic damages?
Will the OIC provide guidelines or tools which reporting entities can use when estimating economic damages?
How are paid and estimated economic damages reported under RCW 48.140.040 (10)(b)(iii)?