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C-8.1s: Effective Denials of Treatment and Bills For Treatment

Tashia Rasul
Tashia Rasul, Esq.

The employer or insurance carrier is responsible for all medically necessary treatment to the claimant, and payment of same, when a claim has been accepted or established by the Board as compensable. See NYCRR Section 325-1.25. When treatment is not medically necessary, the carrier can object to same using the Board-C-8.1 forms. However, if the objection is improper, the carrier will likely be found liable for significant unnecessary medical costs, and therefore face increased expenses.

The C-8.1 forms are straightforward. However, they are often resolved in favor of the medical providers because they are not properly completed or timely filed. Continue reading C-8.1s: Effective Denials of Treatment and Bills For Treatment