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Workers’ Compensation Board

WCB Information Related To Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)


Section 300.35 is added to 12 NYCRR to read as follows:

300.35 Resumption of Benefits upon release from custody

All those whose benefits have ceased by operation of Workers' Compensation Law section 10(4) may apply to the board for resumption of benefits upon their release from custody, by providing notice to the board of release from custody on a request for further action, Form RFA-1, and accompanied by the following information:

  1. proof of release from custody, and
  2. up to date medical evidence where the claimant has not, as of the date of conviction, been classified as permanently partially disabled.