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WCB Information Related To Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)


 

Emergency Adoption and Notice of Proposed Rulemaking of Addition of 12 NYCRR 329-1.3(d) (COVID-19 Testing)


The Chair has adopted on an emergency basis and proposed 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 workplace exposure to COVID-19. A Notice of Emergency Adoption will be published in the December 2, 2020, edition of the State RegisterLink to External Website. This emergency rulemaking is effective for 90 days upon filing November 16, 2020. Comments on the proposal will be accepted for 60 days after publication. Please submit comments by emailing regulations@wcb.ny.gov.