2008 Orders

Orders posted below are unverified duplicates of official orders actually entered. To get an official version of the order contact:

Renee Molnes
Phone: 360-725-7047
Email: legal@oic.wa.gov

Orders 51 to 100 of 139
Name Violation Issue Date Action Order

Group Health Cooperative
Seattle, WA
Failing to make payment on claims submitted by and owed directly to a custodial parent, and instead making payment to the noncustodial subscriber. 8/22/2008 $20,000 Fine with $5,000 suspended and Compliance Plan 08-0025

Group Health Options Incorporated
Seattle, WA
Failure to timely file. 7/31/2008 $250 Fine 08-0029

Guardian Life Insurance Company of America
New York, NY
Using forms which failed to include a comprehensive grievance and appeals process, which did not provide coverage for newborn care equivalent to mother’s, which failed to provide coverage for mammograms. and for plans that covered hospital and medical care which failed to provide coverage for chemical dependency. 12/8/2008 $25,000 08-0140

Guardian Warranty Corporation
Avoca, PA
Failure to timely file. 7/10/2008 $2,000 Fine 08-0095

Health Care Professions Purchasing Group Association
Little Rock, Arkansas
Failed to notify us of licensed Surplus Lines Broker, failed to notify us of changes to registration, and failed to fully respond to an inquiry. 8/18/2008 Revocation 08-0127

Helzberg’s Diamond Shops, Inc.
North Kansas City, MO
Failure to meet the solvency requirements. 2/3/2009 $5,000 Fine 08-0103

Home Security of America, Inc.
Madison, WI
Failure to timley file. 6/26/2008 $1,000 Fine 08-0090

International Planned Parenthood Federation-Western Hemisphere Region, Inc.
New York, NY
IPPF issued one annuity prior to receiving its Certificate of Exemption. 5/22/2008 $425 Fine 08-0032

International Rescue Committee, Inc.
New York, NY
International Rescue Committee, Inc. issued seven annuities prior to receiving its Certificate of Exemption. 3/24/2008 $1,875 Fine 08-0014

Johnson Controls, Inc.
Milwaukee, WI
Failure to timley file. 8/5/2008 $2,000 Fine 08-0089

Kim, Sung H, aka Kim, Charlie Sungho
Federal Way, WA
Engaging in fraudulent transactions in violation of RCW 48.17.530(1)(e); has shown himself to be incompetent or untrustworthy in violation of RCW 48.17.530(1)(h). 7/6/2009 License Revoked 08-0159

King, Shelby M.
Puyallup, WA
Considered untrustworthy and source of injury/loss to the public and not qualified to be an insurance agent. 5/30/2008 Revocation 08-0087
Comments: Entered guilty plea to felony.

KPS Health Plans
Bremerton, WA
Failure to timely file. 7/21/2008 $250 Fine 08-0030

Kruse, Jonathan E.
Oak Harbor, WA
Made false representations and statements to entice consumers into insurance transactions. 3/28/2008 Revocation 08-0023
Comments: Surrendered license and indicates he will not transact insurance business any longer. Final Order Terminating Proceedings entered.

Lincoln Memorial Life Insurance Company
Austin, TX
Failure to maintain capitol and surplus. 7/31/2008 Revoked Certificate of Authority 08-0117

Linfield College
McMinnville, OR
Failure to maintain the minimum required amount of reserve fund surplus. 5/22/2008 $1,000 Fine 08-0042

Lopez, Karina Elizabeth
Prosser, WA
Failure to respond. 7/30/2008 Revocation 08-0121
Comments: Fingerprint replacement card

Lutheran Bible Institute of Seattle
Issaquah, WA
Organization no longer meets minimum financial requirements. 5/12/2008 Suspension 08-0064

Martinez, Shawn L.,
Renton, WA
Engaged in unfair methods of competition and conduct, and misrepresented/advertised while transacting the business of insurance; and failure to respond. 7/17/2008 Revocation 08-0113

Medical Savings Insurance Company
Indianapolis, IN
Capital and surplus below minimum requirement. 9/29/2008 Suspend Certificate of Authority 08-0154

Mega Life and Health Insurance Company
Oklahoma City, OK
Use of unfiled forms, issuing blanket coverage to groups which did not meet the requirements necessary to qualify for blanket coverage, providing disability coverage to individuals in Washington under a group policy delivered to policyholders outside of Washington. 4/10/2008 $150,000 Fine 08-0002

Mid-West National Life Insurance Company of Tennessee
North Richland Hills, TX
Failure to file annual loss ratio. 1/23/2008 $2,000 Fine 08-0003

Multicare Health System #51
Tacoma, WA
Failure to timely file. 5/19/2008 $1,000 Fine 08-0049

National Arbor Day Foundation
Lincoln, NE
Failure to timely file. 5/15/2008 $1,000 Fine 08-0052

National Geographic Society
Washington DC
Issued seven annuities prior to receiving a Certificate of Exemption. 9/15/2008 $3,425 Fine 08-0116

National Merit Insurance Company
Bellevue, WA
Proposed acquisition and control. 1/9/2009 Acquisition approved 08-0182

National Merit Insurance Company, a Washington domiciled insurer
Bellevue, Washington
Acquistion of Control by J.C. Flowers II L.P and JCF DRC, L.P. & Orders of Exemption as to Plymouth Rock Company Incorporated & Metalmark Managed Funds. 3/27/2008 Acquisition Granted; Orders of Exemptions Granted G08-0016

National Society of Dental Practitioners, Inc.
Washington, DC
Failed to identify an agent holding a valid license and failed to respond to a written inquiry. 8/18/2008 Revocation 08-0128

Nationwide Home Warranty
New York, NY
Issuing service contracts without registering as a Service Contract Provider. 7/31/2008 Order to Cease and Desist 08-0088

New Life International
Brentwood, Tennessee
Failure to maintain seperate reserve fund and failure to maintain a surplus of ten percent. 8/18/2008 Suspention 08-0130

North Pacific Claims, LLC
Renton, WA
See Martinez, Shawn L. (D 08-0113) 7/17/2008 Revocation 08-0113
Comments: Order Revoking Licenses (D 08-0113) listed Shawn L. Martinez and North Pacific Claims, LLC.

Northland Insurance Company
St. Paul, MN
Issuing insurance policies not in accordance with its rate filing. 9/8/2008 $10,000 Fine and Compliance Plan 08-0120

Northwest Dentists Insurance Company, Incorporated
Bothell, WA
Failure to timely file. 7/1/2008 $1,000 Fine 08-0053

Olympic Memorial Hospital Foundation
Port Angeles, WA
Failure to provide a satisfactory statement of its financial condition. 5/12/2008 Suspension 08-0063

Omaha Home for Boys, The
Omaha, NE
Failure to timley file, failure to meet statutory reporting requirements. 5/22/2008 $1,000 Fine 08-0045

Pacific Visioncare of Washington, Inc.
Chehalis, WA
Failure to timely file. 5/15/2008 $500 Fine 08-0056

PacifiCare of Washington
Seattle, WA
Request for Disclaimer of Control. 10/8/2008 Disclaimer of Control Approved 08-0144

Penn Treaty Network America Insurance Company
Allentown, PA
Failure to maintain minimum capital & surplus. 12/8/2008 Order Suspending Certificate of Authority 08-0172

Philips Consumer Electronics Company
Wilmington, DE
Failer to timley file. 9/9/2008 $2,000 Fine 08-0133

Physicians Insurance A Mutual Company
Seattle, Wa
Failure to timely file. 10/23/2008 $2,000 Fine 08-0158

Pratt Insurance Agency
Bremerton, WA
Failure to respond to inquiries concerning mishandling premiums. 7/25/2008 Revocation 08-0119
Comments: See Pratt, Tamra L.

Pratt, Tamra L.,
Belfair, WA
Failure to respond to inquiries involving mishandling premiums. 7/25/2008 Revocation 08-0119

Puget Sound Blood Center and Program
Seattle, WA
Failure to timely file. 5/21/2008 $1,000 Fine 08-0048

Puget Sound Health Partners, Inc.
Lakewood, WA
Failure to timely file. 4/21/2008 $250 Fine 08-0028

Punahou School
Honolulu, HI
The organization issued one annuity prior to receiving its Certificate of Exemption. 6/11/2008 $350 Fine 08-0072

Red Shield Insurance Company
Seattle, WA
Failure to timely file. 7/16/2008 $750 Fine 08-0101

Reder, Jr., Jerry D.
Camas, WA
Sold non-approved insurance products. 9/15/2008 $3,000 Fine 08-0124

Robertson, Anita S.
Rowlett, TX
Failure to respond. 3/18/2008 Revocation 08-0024
Comments: Fingerprint replacement card

Rocky Mountain Fire & Casualty Company
Seattle, WA
Failure to timely file. 5/6/2008 $1,250 Fine 08-0038

Saddleback Memorial Foundation
Laguna Hills, CA
Failure to maintain the minimum amount of required surplus. 5/21/2008 $2,000 Fine 08-0040

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These enforcement actions taken by Mike Kreidler, Washington state Insurance Commissioner, are a primary tool in protecting the people of Washington.

Type of Entity Authority to Suspend or Revoke Authority to Fine
Agent or broker RCW 48.17.530 RCW 48.17.560
Insurance company RCW 48.05.140 RCW 48.05.185
Health care service contractor RCW 48.44.160 RCW 48.44.166
Health maintenance organization (HMO) RCW 48.46.130 and RCW 48.46.135

Updated 04/06/2014

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