State Law

Revised Code of Washington-Title 48-Chapter 48.49-Balance Billing Protection Act

08/28/2023 Washington Section 48.49.060

Notice of consumer rights concerning balance billing protection—Development of standard template language by commissioner

OON-Payment Issues
(1) The commissioner, in consultation with health carriers, health care providers, health care facilities, and consumers, must develop standard template language for a notice of consumer rights notifying consumers of their rights under this chapter, and sections 2799A-1 and 2799A-2 of the public health service act (42 U.S.C. Secs. 300gg-111 and 300gg-112) and implementing federal regulations in effect on March 31, 2022.
(2) The standard template language must include contact information for the office of the insurance commissioner so that consumers may contact the office of the insurance commissioner if they believe they have received a balance bill in violation of this chapter.
(3) The office of the insurance commissioner shall determine by rule when and in what format health carriers, health care providers, and health care facilities must provide consumers with the notice developed under this section.

See https://app.leg.wa.gov/RCW/default.aspx?cite=48.49