State News : New York

NWCDN is a network of law firms dedicated to protecting employers in workers’ compensation claims.

NWCDN Members regularly post articles and summary judgements in workers’ compensations law in your state.  

Select a state from the dropdown menu below to scroll through the state specific archives for updates and opinions on various workers’ compensation laws in your state.

Contact information for NWCDN members is also located on the state specific links in the event you have additional questions or your company is seeking a workers’ compensation lawyer in your state.

New York


  (716) 852-0003

In 2022, the Board has overhauled the process for health providers to request prior authorization for treatment as well as the process for employers, carriers, and administrators to respond to these requests. The Workers’ Compensation Board's project to do this is called "OnBoard" and the Board has now completed its initial rollout of the project, which is designed to transition payers and health care providers from paper-based processes to online processes. Our white paper discusses the Board’s prior authorization request (“PAR”) process. PARs generally apply to requests for medical treatment that fall outside of the Board’s Medical Treatment Guidelines. You can download it here

For any questions about this topic please do not hesitate to contact Maila Hazen or our partner Renee Heitger.