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Subject Number 046-202 Voluntary Resignation of Dr. Joseph A. Fricano's Authorization to Treat Workers' Compensation Claimants

Subject Numbers Regarding Health Provider Authorizations

Authorization No. C04308-5W

September 12, 2007

Please be advised that, by Order (No. 22444) effective February 13, 2007, the New York State Board of Regents suspended Joseph A. Fricano, D.C.'s license and registration to practice as a chiropractor in the State of New York.

Effective August 15, 2007, Dr. Fricano voluntarily resigned his authorization (No. C04308-5W) to treat workers' compensation claimants. His current address is 4280 Hylan Boulevard, Staten Island, New York 10312-6526.

Dr. Fricano 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. Fricano for treatment or examinations rendered prior to February 13, 2007, are valid, but are invalid for any treatment or examinations rendered on or after that date. Requests to cross-examine Dr. Fricano regarding treatment or examinations he rendered prior to February 13, 2007, should not be denied due to the suspension of his license or this resignation.

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

Donna Ferrara