BOARD POLICY No. 6535
Student accident insurance coverage shall be offered in order to keep the insurance premium within the reach of the majority of students. The superintendent is authorized to receive quotations from the various underwriters available and determine the best single source of coverage. Application forms will be distributed to students and claims information will be provided upon request of a student or parent.
To be eligible for consideration an agency and/or underwriting company must provide knowledgeable local representation to follow up problem claims, answer questions concerning coverage and procedures and expedite the entire program from the standpoint of communication among the claimant, doctor or hospital and claims office. The underwriting company, if not located in Washington, must maintain an agent within the state with authority to handle, adjust and process claims so that final claim determination shall be made within the state of Washington.
|28A.400.35||Liability, life, health, health care, accident, disability and salary insurance authorized-- Premiums|
First Reading: February 19, 2002
Adoption Date: July 16, 2002