Third-Party Administrator (TPA) Licensing

Revised Code of Washington (RCW) 51.14.170 goes into effect July 1, 2021. This RCW mandates the following:

  1. L&I to develop, adopt, and administer the rules to implement the new law.
  2. All TPAs that manage self-insured employer claims must be licensed by L&I.
  3. All claim administrators for self-insured employers must be certified by L&I.
  4. Increases penalty amounts.