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Text of Amendment of 12 NYCRR 311.1 (Funeral Expenses)


Section 311.1 of Title 12 of the New York Codes Rules and Regulations is amended as follows:

Reimbursement for funeral expenses or memorial services under the Workers' Compensation Law, including but not limited to the following items: grave sites; headstone; organist; priest, minister, rabbi or other officiant; removal from hospital; casket; vault; chapel rental; embalming; preparation fees; hearse; cemetery fees including plot; death certificates; newspaper ad; and cremation costs, shall not exceed $ [6]12,500 in the counties of Bronx, Kings, Nassau, New York, Queens, Richmond, Rockland, Suffolk, and Westchester. In the remaining counties, reimbursement for such funeral expenses shall not exceed $ [5]10,500. This fee schedule shall be applicable to deaths occurring on or after [July 31, 1990] June 8, 2016.


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