Washington Issues COVID-19 Emergency Order and Data Call

Washington Issues COVID-19 Emergency Order and Data Call

 

The Washington Insurance Commissioner has ordered all P&C insurers to allow a grace period to policyholders for the payment of premiums until May 9, 2020. The grace period includes a ban on cancellations and any late or related fees due to nonpayment of premiums. The Commissioner has also issued a special data call relating to business interruption and related commercial coverage written in Washington state. Additionally, insurers are to provide a COVID-19 business interruption and related coverage explanation to policyholders. Responses to the data call are due by April 1, 2020.

 

Link to Emergency Order 20-03

 

Link to call for data