Subject Numbers Regarding Health Provider Authorizations
July 13, 2005
Please be advised that effective June 28, 2005, Dr. Victor Chehebar's authorization (number 158833-4W) to treat workers' compensation claimants has been temporarily suspended pursuant to Workers' Compensation Law §13-d(4). Dr. Chehebar's office is located at 560 Northern Boulevard, Suite 104, Great Neck, New York. The suspension is effective until June 27, 2006.
Dr. Chehebar is prohibited from rendering medical or other treatment and care to individuals who have suffered work-related injuries or illnesses while this suspension is in effect. Medical reports submitted for treatment rendered prior to June 28, 2005 are valid, but are invalid for any treatment rendered after that date. Medical reports submitted for the period of December 22, 2003 through December 21, 2004, when Dr. Chehebar's authorization was previously suspended, are also invalid. Requests to cross-examine Dr. Chehebar regarding treatment he rendered while his authorization was in effect should not be denied due to this suspension.
Please note that Dr. Chehebar's license to treat any individual in New York State has been suspended since December 31, 2003 and will continue to be suspended through December 31, 2006.
Any questions regarding this matter should be referred to the Office of General Counsel at (518) 486-9564.
David P. Wehner