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


Subject No. 046-855

Changes to 12 NYCRR § 311.1
Reimbursement for Burials, Funerals and Memorial Services

Date: June 8, 2016

Effective June 8. 2016, the Chair amends 12 NYCRR § 311.1 to provide for the reimbursement for memorial services under the Workers’ Compensation Law, and to increase the amount of reimbursable expenses for burials, funerals and memorial services pursuant to the Workers’ Compensation Law. Reimbursable expenses shall now not exceed $12,500 in the counties of Bronx, Kings, Nassau, New York, Queens, Richmond, Rockland, Suffolk and Westchester, and $10,500 in the remaining counties. This applies to deaths occurring on or after June 8, 2016. A revised Proof of Expenses for Burials, Funerals and Memorial Services By Undertaker (Form C-65) will be forthcoming.

 

Robert E. Beloten
Chair