Department of Financial Services updates disaster response and recovery plan requirements for insurers in the state. Mortgage insurers, title insurers and student health plans now included in mandates. >> State Workers Compensation Board plans to issue draft increase to provider fees for workers comp medical services, effective Oct. 1. Will seek to consolidate and eliminate some workers comp administrative forms. Includes converting to use of CMS-1500 form and replacing current Workers Compensation Board treatment forms with CMS-1500, effective Jan. 1. Development of medical portal, part of 2013 Business Process Re-engineering initiative, still in plans. Will also look at expanding universe of providers authorized to treat injured workers. Gov. Andrew Cuomo supports legislation permitting most medical providers licensed in New York to be eligible for workers comp participation.