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Amendment of 12 NYCRR 324.2
(Non-Acute Pain Medical Treatment Guideline)

The Board proposed amendments to 12 NYCRR Part 324.2. The amended regulations incorporate by reference New York Non-Acute Pain Medical Treatment Guidelines and updates the March 1, 2013 Medical Treatment Guidelines.

The Notice of Proposed Rule Making was published in the June 4, 2014, edition of the State RegisterLink to External Website. Comments on the proposed rule were accepted for 45 days. The Board received thirteen comments 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 November 7, 2014. The Notice of Adoption will be/was published in the November 26, 2014, edition of the State Register . The rule is effective December 15, 2014.