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WCB Information Related To Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)


Emergency Adoption of Addition of 12 NYCRR 329-1.3(d) (COVID-19 Testing)

The Chair has adopted on an emergency basis the addition of subdivision (d) to 12 NYCRR 329-1.3 to allow reimbursement for COVID-19 testing when there is a claim for workers' compensation benefits due to work-place exposure to COVID-19. A Notice of Emergency Adoption will be published in the June 3, 2020 edition of the State RegisterLink to External Website. This emergency rulemaking is effective for 90 days upon filing May 18, 2020.