The Board proposed repeal and addition of a new 12 NYCRR 300.22, and amendment of 12 NYCRR 300.23 and 300.38. The proposed regulations create a uniform electronic standard for the reporting by employers and carriers of first reports of injury and subsequent reports of injury consistent with the Board's eClaims initiative.
The Notice of Proposed Rule Making was published in the April 24, 2013, edition of the State Register. Comments on the proposed rule were accepted for 45 days.
The Board received comments from one entity on the rule. The comments were carefully reviewed and non-substantial changes were made to the regulation text. The changes are listed at the end of the Assessment of Public Comment.
The Chair adopted the rule on August 6, 2013. The Notice of Adoption will be/was published in the August 28, 2013, edition of the State Register. The rule is effective April 23, 2014.