Effective April 1, 2019, the New 2018 New York Workers’ Compensation Fee Schedule will go into effect. On February 6, 2019, the NYS Department of Financial Services (DFS) issued an Emergency Amendment to Regulation 68 delaying the roll-out of the changes for New York No Fault.
This resulted in the following action:
Only specific ground rules will become applicable to No-Fault providers on April 1, 2019.
The increased reimbursement rates for medical services will not be implemented until October 1, 2020.
The new fee schedule can be purchased from the official publisher here: https://www.optum360coding.com/Product/48505/
The New York Workers’ Compensation fee schedule has traditionally applied to the New York State No-Fault system by operation of Insurance Regulation 83.
The recent changes in the new No Fault fee schedule have caused concern to No-Fault practitioners throughout New York State. The Department of Financial Services has issued an emergency a...