New York State Workers’ Compensation Board News

NYS Workers’ Comp Board to Begin Business Process Re-Engineering Project

The New York State Workers’ Compensation Board said it is launching a broad-based business process re-engineering project (BPR) designed to “significantly improve” the experience of injured workers and employers in the New York workers’ compensation system. The Workers’ Compensation Board …

Actor Jim Carrey’s Biz Has WC Coverage, NYS Workers’ Comp Board Says

Actor Jim Carrey was reportedly accused of failing to buy workers’ compensation insurance for his New York-based art studio business — but it appears it is just a case of a clerical error.Hollywood news site TMZ.com reported this week that …

N.Y. Workers’ Comp Board Seeks Changes to Medical Treatment Guidelines

The New York State Workers’ Compensation Board has proposed new regulations to improve the medical treatment guidelines adopted in 2010. The proposed regulations, announced last week, aim to expedite the best medical care for injured workers and reduce medical costs. …

NYS Workers’ Comp Board: E-Claims Reporting on Schedule for 2013

The New York State Workers’ Compensation Board announced this week the “eClaims,” the electronic reporting of workers’ injuries, is on schedule for a 2013 implementation. The Board said it released the implementation requirements, supporting documentation and schedule for eClaims — …

N.Y. Workers’ Comp Board Moving to Electronic Claims Reporting

The New York State Workers’ Compensation Board is transitioning from a paper to an electronic employer report of injury system. The board will adopt the IAIABC (International Association of Industrial Accident Boards and Commissions) Claims Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) Standard …