"This is a two part thing," Rogers told Soaps In Depth. "I go back briefly to set the scene and then you don't see me again for quite a while."
The actor is best known as Robert Scorpio on General Hospital. He appeared as a contract player on the ABC soap from 1980 to 1992. He returned to the ABC soap for guest appearances in 2006, 2008, and earlier this month.
Rogers is expected to return to film his scenes in early April.
A Y&R spokesperson notes that the network does not comment on casting rumors.