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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. 046-1329

Adoption of Amendment to 12 NYCRR 324.2

Date: September 24, 2020

The Chair has has adopted new Medical Treatment Guidelines (MTGs):

  • Hand, Wrist and Forearm Injuries
  • Occupational/Work-Related Asthma

The Hand, Wrist and Forearm Injuries MTGs contain treatment recommendations for carpal tunnel syndrome and will replace the current Carpal Tunnel Syndrome MTGs for treatment of injuries on or after January 1, 2021.

The Notice of Proposed Rule Making was published in the June 10, 2020, edition of the State RegisterLink to External Website. A Notice of Adoption has been published in the September 23, 2020, edition of the State Register.


Clarissa M. Rodriguez