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Another MD Bites The Dust

 State: NY

 

Doctor Resigns Authorizations for Treatment and IMEs

 

A New York City physician has resigned his authorization to treat injured workers and to perform independent medical examinations in the state workers' compensation system, the State Workers' Compensation Board announced Thursday.

 

SWCB Chairman Robert Beloten said in a regulatory notice that Dr. William Belfar voluntarily resigned his authorizations, effective July 3. He is prohibited from treating injured workers and from performing IMEs. Reports submitted for services rendered prior to July 3 are to be considered valid, Beloten said.

 

Questions should be directed to the SWCB Medical Director's Office at 800-781-2362.

 

The announcement is here.

 

Source: SWCB

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