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Regulations Emergency Adoption and Proposal of Amendments to 12 NYCRR 324.3(a)(1) (Special Services)


April 29, 2022

The Chair has adopted, on an emergency basis, and proposed amendments to 12 NYCRR 324.3(a)(1) to ensure that sacroiliac joint (SIJ) fusion and peripheral nerve stimulation are not performed unnecessarily, and that if it is medically necessary, then prior authorization has been obtained. A Notice of Emergency Adoption will be published in the May 18, 2022, edition of the State Register. This emergency rulemaking is effective and expires 90 days from filing April 29, 2022. Comments on the proposal will be accepted for 60 days after publication. Please submit comments by emailing