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Payer Updates What Payers Need to Know


May 23, 2023

OnBoard marks one year!

In May, the Board marked the one-year anniversary of OnBoard: Limited Release with a message to payers and providers, outlining the success of the new system, and sharing 10 tips for making your OnBoard experience even better.

Read more in a notification dated May 10, 2023 .

Revised Inpatient Rates for John T. Mather Memorial Hospital 1/1/2016 - 12/31/2019

The Office of Health Insurance Programs (OHIP) has calculated revised inpatient rates of reimbursement for John T. Mather Memorial Hospital as a result of rate appeal numbers 700901, 736300, 921401 and C713101, processed by OHIP and approved by the New York State Division of the Budget.

Read more in a notification dated April 13, 2023 .

New Maximum Weekly Benefit Rate Effective July 1, 2023

The maximum weekly benefit rate will be $1,145.43 for compensable lost time for workers' compensation claims with dates of injury during the period from July 1, 2023, through June 30, 2024.

Read more in Subject Number 046-1599.


Use of the CMS-1500 form is mandatory. Visit CMS-1500 initiative for more details and send your questions to

Visit the Board's website for OnBoard training guides, webinar recordings, and other resources.

The Board is hosting free COVID-19 & workers' comp webinars. The Board has been hosting a series of webinars to aid workers with long COVID COVID-19 workers' compensation claims. Additional webinar dates are now available.

The latest versions of several Paid Family Leave presentations are now available, including family care, foster care/adoption, military leave, and bonding. Visit the Paid Family Leave website for more information.

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