(1) If the member fails to respond appropriately to the second notice, the MPERA will notify the member, by certified mail, return receipt requested, that disability benefits have been suspended.

(2) The suspension notice will also inform the member that:

(a) the disability benefit will be cancelled if the previously noticed medical reports and information are not provided to the MPERA within 30 days from the date of notice;

(b) deductions from benefits for insurance premiums paid to an employer-sponsored health insurance plan, if any, will continue to be paid on the member's behalf until such time as the board cancels the benefits; and

(c) disability benefits will not be restored until such time as the board determines the member has demonstrated continuous disability.

History: 19-2-403, 19-3-2104, 19-3-2141, MCA; IMP, 19-3-1015, 19-3-2141, 19-5-612, 19-6-612, 19-7-612, 19-8-712, 19-9-904, 19-13-804, MCA; NEW, 1994 MAR p. 2106, Eff. 7/8/94; AMD, 2002 MAR p. 1884, Eff. 7/12/02; TRANS, from ARM 2.43.512, 2008 MAR p. 2467, Eff. 12/1/08.