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§ 408.122. Eligibility For Impairment Income Benefits

A claimant may not recover impairment income benefits unless evidence of impairment based on an objective clinical or laboratory finding exists. If the finding of impairment is made by a doctor chosen by the claimant and the finding is contested, a designated doctor or a doctor selected by the insurance carrier must be able to confirm the objective clinical or laboratory finding on which the finding of impairment is based.

Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 269, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1993. Amended by Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 980, § 1.27, eff. Sept. 1, 1995; Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 1456, § 5.03, eff. June 17, 2001.

Amended by:

Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 265 (H.B. 7), § 3.112, eff. September 1, 2005.

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Title:

§ 408.122. Eligibility For Impairment Income Benefits

Code:

Labor Code

Status:

Current

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