Health plan disclosure requirements.
(1) Health plan disclosure information must comply with and include each requirement listed in RCW 48.43.510
(2) Health plan disclosures must be current and:
(a) Provided by paper copy upon request;
(b) Provided by electronic communication upon request;
(c) Clearly identified as health plan disclosures; and
(d) Prominently displayed and accessible on the carrier's web site.
(3) Each disclosure must be written in a manner that is easily understood by the average plan participant.
(4) Each carrier must provide to all enrollees and prospective enrollees a list of available disclosure items, including instructions on how to access and request copies of health disclosure information in paper and electronic forms, and web site links to the entire health plan disclosure information.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 48.02.060
and 48.43.510. WSR 10-02-068 (Matter No. R 2008-16), § 284-43-820, filed 1/4/10, effective 2/4/10. Statutory Authority: RCW 48.02.060
, 48.18.120, 48.20.450, 48.20.460, 48.30.010, 48.44.050, 48.46.100, 48.46.200, 48.43.505, 48.43.510, 48.43.515, 48.43.520, 48.43.525, 48.43.530, 48.43.535. WSR 01-03-033 (Matter No. R 2000-02), § 284-43-820, filed 1/9/01, effective 7/1/01.]