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Subject Number 046-1174 Voluntary Resignation of Dr. Ira J. Schmelkin

Subject Numbers Regarding Health Provider Authorizations

Authorization No. 162922-9W

May 28, 2019

Please be advised that Dr. Ira J. Schmelkin has resigned his authorization to treat injured workers in the New York State workers’ compensation system effective May 24, 2019. Dr. Schmelkin’s last known practice address is:

910 Sleepy Hollow Road
Richmond, Massachusetts 01254

Dr. Schmelkin is prohibited from rendering treatment and care to injured workers and from conducting reviews of records regarding variance requests pursuant to 12 NYCRR § 324.3(b)(2)(ii)(a). Reports submitted by Dr. Schmelkin for services rendered prior to May 24, 2019, are valid, but are invalid for any services rendered on or after that date. Requests to cross-examine Dr. Schmelkin for services rendered prior to May 24, 2019, should not be denied due to his resignation.

Any questions regarding the authorized lists should be referred to the Medical Director’s Office at 1 (800) 781-2362.

Clarissa M. Rodriguez
Chair