Reimbursement for Burials, Funerals and Memorial Services

cemetery and memorial service

Effective June 8. 2016, the Chair amends 12 NYCRR § 311.1 to provide for the reimbursement for memorial services under the Workers’ Compensation Law, and to increase the amount of reimbursable expenses for burials, funerals and memorial services pursuant to the Workers’ Compensation Law.

Reimbursable expenses shall now not exceed $12,500 in the counties of Bronx, Kings, Nassau, New York, Queens, Richmond, Rockland, Suffolk and Westchester, and $10,500 in the remaining counties. This applies to deaths occurring on or after June 8, 2016.

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