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

Subject No. 046-859

Voluntary Resignation of Dr. James Jay Cole's
Authorization to Treat Injured Workers
Independent Medical Examinations
Effective May 26, 2016

Authorization No. 181250-2W

Date: May 27, 2016

Please be advised that Dr. James Jay Cole has resigned his authorization to treat injured workers in the New York State workers' compensation system effective May 26, 2016. Dr. Cole's last known practice address is 1672 Western Avenue, Albany, New York 12203.

Dr. Cole is prohibited from rendering treatment and care to injured workers. Reports submitted by Dr. Cole for services rendered prior to May 26, 2016, are valid, but are invalid for any services rendered on or after that date. Requests to cross-examine Dr. Cole for services rendered prior to May 26, 2016, should not be denied due to his resignation.

Any questions regarding the authorized lists should be referred to the Medical Director’s Office at 1 (800) 781-2362.


Robert E. Beloten