Revocation or suspension of approval of an insurance continuing education providerProbationReinstatement.

(1) The commissioner's approval of a person, organization or business entity to act as a continuing education provider may be suspended or revoked or the provider may be placed on probation by the commissioner if:
(a) The continuing education provider or any of its employees, instructors or designees involved in continuing education is found to have violated any provision of Titles 48 RCW or 284 WAC;
(b) The commissioner finds that disciplinary action against a continuing education provider is appropriate based on the facts and circumstances of the violation;
(c) The continuing education provider has not notified the commissioner of a change to their contact information and the commissioner is unable to contact the provider at the mailing address, phone number or email address last submitted by the provider;
(d) Within thirty days after the date of the commissioner's written request, the continuing education provider fails to supply continuing education records requested for an audit and has not received a written extension from the commissioner;
(e) Within fifteen days after the date of the commissioner's written request, the continuing education provider fails to supply continuing education records requested to resolve a consumer inquiry and has not received a written extension from the commissioner.
(2) If the commissioner places a continuing education provider on probation, the provider must submit proof to the commissioner to confirm that the provider is adhering to the conditions specified in the consent order. If further violations occur during the period of probation, the commissioner may take further enforcement action, including suspending or revoking the provider's approval.
(3) The commissioner may reinstate a suspended or revoked approval only after the commissioner has accepted satisfactory proof that the continuing education provider has successfully corrected the conditions responsible for the suspension or revocation and the provider has eliminated the possibility of reoccurrence of the violation.
(4) Reinstatement is at the sole discretion of the commissioner.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 48.02.060, 48.17.005, 48.17.150(1), and 48.01.030. WSR 15-13-061 (Matter No. R 2014-02), § 284-17-304, filed 6/10/15, effective 7/11/15. Statutory Authority: RCW 48.02.060, 48.17.005. WSR 09-02-073 (Matter No. R 2008-06), § 284-17-304, filed 1/6/09, effective 7/1/09. Statutory Authority: RCW 48.02.060, 48.17.150, 48.17.563, 48.85.040. WSR 05-07-091 (Matter No. R 2004-04), § 284-17-304, filed 3/17/05, effective 4/17/05.]
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