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Subject Number 046-1641 Reinstatement of Dr. Robert Lippe

Subject Numbers Regarding Health Provider Authorizations

Authorization No. 163608-3W

November 29, 2023

Pursuant to Workers' Compensation Law Section 13-d(4), the Chair of the New York State Workers' Compensation Board ("Chair") had exercised her authority to temporarily suspend Dr. Robert Lippe's authorization to treat injured workers in the New York State workers' compensation system effective October 5, 2023 (Subject Number 046-1629).

The temporary suspension was based on the Chair's designee's investigation, which revealed that, despite multiple written requests, Dr. Lippe had failed and refused to provide the Board with proof of reimbursement of the sum of $647.03 to a claimant's private health insurer, which sum having also been paid to Dr. Lippe by the claimant's workers' compensation carrier for the same treatment.

Upon receipt of proof of reimbursement, the Chair has rescinded the temporary suspension of Dr. Lippe and has reinstated his authority to treat injured workers effective November 29, 2023. The Medical Director's Office will restore Dr. Lippe to the list of providers authorized to treat injured workers as of November 29, 2023.

Any questions regarding the authorized lists should be referred to the Medical Director's Office at 1 (800) 781-2362.

Clarissa M. Rodriguez