Workers’ compensation fees would cost New York drivers, insurers warn

 Thursday, November 11, 2010

 Insurance Journal

Proposed 30 percent increases in what medical providers in New York are paid for treating workers’ compensation injuries could have unintended consequences for the state’s motorists, an industry group has warned In a letter to the New York State Workers Compensation Board, the Property Casualty Insurers Association of America (PCI) expressed concern that the changes to the workers compensation medical, podiatry and chiropractic fee schedule could result in higher costs for the state’s auto insurance policyholders because the workers compensation fee schedule is applicable to services provided under no-fault auto coverage.
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