Third-Party Administrator (TPA) Licensing
Revised Code of Washington (RCW) 51.14.170 went into effect July 1, 2021. This RCW mandates the following:
- L&I to develop, adopt, and administer the rules to implement the new law.
- All TPAs that manage self-insured employer claims must be licensed by L&I.
- All claim administrators for self-insured employers must be certified by L&I.
- Increases penalty amounts.