Medical & Pharmacy Benefits

Medical Network Benefits

NYSIF offers a medical provider network for workers’ compensation claimants. To locate a medical network provider, request a local provider listing at 1-800-842-2917.

Medical benefits cover hospitalization, doctor services, dentistry, physical therapy, chiropractic, x-rays, laboratory tests, nursing services, durable medical goods and prescription drugs.

Claimants have the right to choose any medical provider authorized by the Workers’ Compensation Board to provide medical care for work-related injuries or illnesses.

Pharmacy Network Benefits

Claimants pay no out-of-pocket expenses for prescription medication for work-related injuries or illnesses when they use NYSIF's prescription benefits program through the CareComp Network of CVS Caremark.

Use the CVS Caremark Pharmacy Locator or call CVS Caremark at 1-866-493-1640 to find a local network pharmacy. Claimants who have not received a CVS Caremark card should contact their NYSIF case manager.

Claimants have the right to use any pharmacy to obtain medication necessary to treat a work-related injury or illness.

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