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The majority of online services should now be restored. Users may still experience lingering issues with some applications. Prior Authorization Request due dates have been extended to July 22nd. Digital Notices are now available.

Due to planned OnBoard maintenance occurring between 2:00 a.m. to 5:00 a.m. ET on Monday, July 22, 2024, and between 2:00 a.m. to 2:30 a.m. ET on Tuesday, July 23, 2024, email and text notifications may not be generated during this period. Please check your dashboards for prior authorization requests (PARs) and PAR responses submitted during this period. All other functionality will be working, including updates to the electronic case folders in eCase.

Third-Party Administrators Representation before the Workers’ Compensation Board

Workers’ Compensation Law § 24-a (in part):

4. Only an attorney, or a representative licensed in accordance with rules established by the board pursuant to subdivisions three-b and three-d of section fifty of this chapter, shall appear on behalf of an employer or an insurance carrier regarding a claim for compensation or any benefits under this chapter before the board or any officer, agent or employee of the board assigned to conduct any hearing relative to a claim for compensation or benefits under this chapter. The provisions of this subdivision shall not apply to a designated regular employee of a self-insured employer, or of an insurance carrier appearing on behalf of their employer, but the board may prohibit the appearance of any such employee for cause.