Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Kaiser Foundation Health Plan Of Washington
Current Parent Company: 
Kaiser Permanente
Penalty: 
$30,000
Year: 
2018
Date: 
October 2, 2018
Offense Group: 
consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
insurance violation
Violation Description: 

$30,000 fine for mailing a letter to Commercial Plan members using the incorrect legal name of the carrier and causing Commercial Plan members to incorrectly believe their coverage had changed. RCW 48.05.190(1); RCW 48.05.190(2); RCW 48.46.400; WAC 284-30-670.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Washington State Office of the Insurance Commissioner
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Washington
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
California
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
non-profit
Major Industry of Parent: 
healthcare services
Specific Industry of Parent: 
healthcare services
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Parent company note: 
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