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WCB Information Related To Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

New York State
Workers' Compensation Board
328 State Street  Schenectady, New York 12305
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo

Subject No. 046-1323

Emergency Adoption of Addition of 12 NYCRR 329-1.3(d) (COVID-19 Testing)

Date: August 18, 2020

The Chair has adopted on an emergency basis, the addition of subdivision (d) to 12 NYCRR 329-1.3, to allow reimbursement for COVID-19 testing when there is a claim for workers' compensation benefits due to workplace exposure to COVID-19. A Notice of Emergency Adoption will be published in the September 2, 2020, edition of the State RegisterLink to External Website. This emergency rulemaking is effective for 90 days upon filing August 17, 2020.


Clarissa M. Rodriguez