Chair Implements Desk Arbitration
of Health Care Billing Disputes
Reprinted from http://www.wcb.ny.gov/content/main/SubjectNos/sn046_600.jsp
Date: August 9, 2013
The Business Relief Act provides for desk arbitration by a single arbitrator to resolve health care billing disputes involving $1,000 or less. In addition, providers may opt for desk arbitration when the amount in dispute exceeds $1,000. The Workers’...
Mandatory Use of Updated Medical Treatment Guidelines Forms MG-1 and MG-2
Date: June 21, 2013
Reprinted from http://www.wcb.ny.gov/content/main/SubjectNos/sn046_551.jsp
On March 1, 2013 the Medical Treatment Guidelines Improvements were announced by the Workers’ Compensation Board (Board), including the announcement of revised Medical Treatment Guidelines forms, via Subject Number 046-516. These new forms...
Revised Form OC-400.5, Attorney/Representative’s Certification of Form C-3 or Notice of Controversy
Reprinted from http://www.wcb.ny.gov/content/main/SubjectNos/sn046_547.jsp
Date: May 31, 2013
On April 16, 2013, the New York State Workers’ Compensation Board (Board) announced ‘New Printable eClaims Transaction Reports Available for Mailing to Parties’ in furtherance of the Board’s...
Chair Announces Efforts to Promote Permanency Classifications
Reprinted from http://www.wcb.ny.gov/content/main/SubjectNos/sn046_548.jsp
Date: May 28, 2013
The Workers’ Compensation Board (Board) is enacting process improvements to efficiently effectuate the classification of non-schedule permanent partial disabilities (PPD-NSL). The changes include new specialized hearing parts for handling classification of...
Workers’ Compensation Board Announces New Employer’s First Report of Injury/Illness Form C-2F
Reprinted from http://www.wcb.ny.gov/content/main/SubjectNos/sn046_546.jsp
Date: May 16, 2013
On October 31, 2012, the New York State Workers’ Compensation Board (Board) announced the publication of its NYS eClaims Requirement Tables and NYS Implementation Guide in furtherance of the Board’s implementation...