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Notice That You May Be Responsible For Medical Costs {A-9}

This is a New York form that can be used for Workers Compensation.

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<document>COURT COUNTY OF. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .:::::::Index No.NOTICE THAT YOU MAY BE RESPONSIBLE FOR MEDICAL COSTS IN THE EVENT OF FAILURE TO PROSECUTE, OR IF COMPENSATION CLAIM IS DISALLOWED, OR IF AGREEMENT PURSUANT TO WCL §32 IS APPROVEDCalendar No.INJURED PERSON'S SOC. SEC. NO.WCB CASE NO. (If Known)CARRIER CASE NO. (If Known)DATE OF INJURYPlaintiff(s) -against-Defendant(s)APT. NO. CLAIMANTNAMEADDRESSNATURE OF INJURY OR ILLNESS JUDICIAL SUBPOENAEMPLOYERINSURANCECARRIER. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .You may become responsible for the medical costs of treatment for your illness or condition with the provider listed below if (1) you fail to prosecute the claim for workers' compensation or (2) it is determined by the Workers' Compensation Board that the illness or condition which required treatment was not a result of a compensable workplace accident or occupational disease or (3) if an agreement is executed by you and approved pursuant to Workers' Compensation Law §32 in which you waive your right to medical benefits from the workers' compensation carrier/self-insured employer for treatment/services performed after the date the agreement is approved. If any of the above events occurs, the provider may bill you directly instead of the employer or insurance carrier, and you will be responsible for the provider's fees for services rendered. I hereby acknowledge that I have read the above and understand the circumstances under which I may become responsible for payment. Claimant's Signature Date THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK TOGREETINGS:WE COMMAND YOU, that all business and excuses being laid aside, you and each of you attend before Court at the the Honorable,located at County ofo'clock in the day ofnoon, and at any recessed in room, on the, 20, at or adjourned date, to testify and give evidence as a witness in this action on the part of theProvider's Name and Address Your failure to comply with this subpoena is punishable as a contempt of court and will make you liable to the party on whose behalf this subpoena was issued for a maximum penalty of $50 and all damages sustained as a result of your failure to comply., one of the Justices of theCourt in Witness, Honorableday of, 20 County,TO THE CLAIMANT Workers' Compensation Board Regulation 325-1.23 permits your doctor or therapist to request that you sign this A-9 notice. By signing this notice, you acknowledge your obligation to pay the provider's fees for the services you receive if it turns out that such fees are not legally required to be paid by your employer or its workers' compensation insurance carrier and if such fees are not covered by other insurance. The employer or carrier may not be required to pay the doctor's fees if, for example, you fail to file a claim for workers' compensation, or fail to notify your employer of your injury or illness, or fail to attend a Board hearing if your employer challenges your right to benefits. Even if you make all required efforts to prosecute your claim, the Workers' Compensation Board may still find that you are not entitled to benefits. In such cases, this notice advises your health provider that you acknowledge your personal liability for payment of his/her bills. Workers' Compensation Law Section 32 The A-9 notice also covers instances in which a claimant with an existing valid workers' compensation case comes to an agreement with his/her employer or its insurance carrier settling his/her case in accordance with Section 32 of the Workers' Compensation Law. A Section 32 agreement may include a provision which relieves the employer or carrier of the liability to pay future medical bills associated with the case. Your health care provider may ask you to sign this A-9 notice to insure that you acknowledge your personal liability for payment of his/her bills if you have waived your right to future medical benefits under a Section 32 agreement. If you have any questions, contact your attorney or licensed hearing representative, if you have one. You may also contact your local district office of the Workers' Compensation Board.(Attorney must sign above and type name below)Attorney(s) forOffice and P.O. AddressTO THE HEALTH CARE PROVIDER This notice is meant to advise the workers' compensation claimant that he/she may be responsible for payment. Failure of the claimant to sign this form does not relieve the provider of the obligation to treat the claimant, nor does it negate the claimant's responsibility for payment.Telephone No.: Facsimile No.: E-Mail Address:Keep the original of this form for your records and give a copy to the claimant. Do not file with the Workers' Compensation Board. You will receive Notices of Decisions in which the compensability of a claim, authorization of treatment, or payment of medical bills is included. You will also be notified if the claimant submits a Section 32 Agreement with the Board for approval. Do not bill the claimant unless and until you receive a Board decision finding that 1) claimant failed to prosecute the claim, or 2) the claim is denied, or 3) the treatment is not causally related to the work injury, or 4) a Section 32 agreement relieving the carrier of liability for medical treatment is approved.Mobile Tel. No.:Prescribed by Chair Workers' Compensation Board State of New York (www.wcb.state.ny.us)American LegalNet, Inc. www.USCourtForms.comA-9 (4-04)NY-WCB</document>

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