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The Workers' Compensation Board has been advised by the Department of Health that the Ambulatory Surgery Rates for hospital based and free standing ambulatory surgery centers have been frozen at 2003 levels and accordingly, there is no updated fee schedule.
Section 54 of Part C, Chapter 58 of the Laws of 2005, provides in part, that "…rates in effect on March 31, 2003 as established in accordance with paragraph(e) of subdivision 2 of Section 2807 of the Public Health Law shall continue in effect for the period April 1, 2003 through September 30, 2006…"
If you have any questions regarding this announcement, please contact the Department of Health, Bureau of Primary and Acute Care Reimbursement at 518-474-3267.
For Psychiatric Reform Rates for 1/1/11 to 12/31/11, please see 2012 fee schedule.