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Subject Number 046-969 Voluntary Resignation of Dr. Rubin Issam Cohen's Authorization to Perform Independent Medical Examinations Effective July 25, 2017

Subject Numbers Regarding Health Provider Authorizations

Authorization No. 181760-0I

July 31, 2017

Please be advised that Dr. Rubin Issam Cohen has resigned his authorization to perform independent medical examinations in the New York State workers' compensation system effective July 25, 2017. Dr. Cohen's last known practice address is:

131-24 Rockaway Boulevard
South Ozone Park, NY 11420

Dr. Cohen is prohibited from performing independent medical examinations of injured workers. Reports submitted by Dr. Cohen for independent medical examinations performed prior to July 25, 2017 are valid, but are invalid for independent medical examinations performed on or after that date. Requests to cross-examine Dr. Cohen for independent medical examinations performed prior to July 25, 2017 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.

Kenneth J. Munnelly
Chair