On May 24, 2021, the New York Workers’ Compensation Board (WCB) Chair delayed the implementation of amendments to the following regulations, which were scheduled to become effective on June 7, 2021:
- Official New York Workers’ Compensation Durable Medical Equipment (DME) Fee Schedule
- Prior Authorization Requests
- New York Workers’ Compensation Drug Formulary
New effective dates for the amended regulations will coincide with the launch of OnBoard: Limited Release, the first phase of the Workers’ Compensation Board’s new business information system, which is planned for summer 2021. More information will be shared in the coming weeks.
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