Workers' Compensation Board

Staff Study on Performance Measurement for the Workers' Compensation Reform of 1996

The State Legislature enacted the Workers' Compensation Reform of 1996 in order to make New York State's workers' compensation system more efficient, more effective and less costly. We assisted the Workers' Compensation Board in its efforts to develop a system for measuring the extent to which the goals of the legislation are achieved. We worked with Board officials to establish the essential elements of such a system and suggested additional actions that could be taken, including improvements that are needed in the Board's information systems.

For a complete copy of Report 97-D-15 click here.
For a copy of the 90-day response click here.