By Carol A. Telles, William Monnin-Browder

October 21, 2021Related Topics: Annual State Medical CompScope™ Benchmarks

Originally established to monitor changes in the New York workers’ compensation system following substantial legislative reforms in March of 2007, the report has evolved into a tool for tracking key metrics of system performance on an ongoing basis, as further legislative reforms and administrative changes continue to shape the system.

In recent years, New York has implemented several policy changes regarding medical treatment, including medical fee schedule changes, the implementation of a drug formulary for new prescriptions, and the Expanded Provider Law. The regular monitoring provided in this report helps focus attention on policy objectives that are being met, objectives that are not being met, and unintended consequences that have emerged. More…..