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Subject Number 046-354 Voluntary Resignation of Dr. Michael Blab's Authorization to Treat Workers' Compensation Claimants

Subject Numbers Regarding Health Provider Authorizations

September 10, 2009

Authorization No. 178966-8W

Please be advised that, effective August 28, 2009, Michael Blab, M.D., voluntarily resigned his authorization to treat workers' compensation claimants. No current business address is available for Dr. Blab.

Dr. Blab is prohibited from rendering medical or other treatment and care to individuals who have suffered work-related injuries or illnesses. Medical reports submitted by Dr. Blab for treatment rendered prior to August 28, 2009, are valid, but are invalid for any treatment rendered on or after that date. Requests to cross-examine Dr. Blab regarding treatment he rendered prior to August 28, 2009, should not be denied due to the resignation of his authorization.

Any questions regarding this matter should be referred to the Office of General Counsel at (518) 486-9564.

Robert E. Beloten
Chair