The workers' comp community is abuzz with rumors about the impending comprehensive comp reform bill.
I've not yet seen the bill (which could still be revised before it is introduced in print in the next week or so).
But based on the summary...
During the past year, stakeholders in the workers’ compensation system in New York have continued to absorb legislative and administrative changes initiated by the 2007 reform. Maximum indemnity rates are now indexed to two-thirds of the State Average...