(1) A member who fails to file all medical information as required in the initial notice will be sent a second notice by certified mail, return receipt requested. The second notice will inform the member of:

(a) their failure to submit current medical information and records required by the board for the review; and

(b) the date on which disability benefits will be suspended if the member does not provide the medical evidence.

(2) The member may request an extension to accommodate scheduled appointments. The written request justifying the need for additional time must be filed with MPERA at least 15 days prior to the end of the time period. Any requests for extensions in excess of 30 days will not be approved.

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; AMD & TRANS, from ARM 2.43.511, 2008 MAR p. 2467, Eff. 12/1/08; AMD, 2011 MAR p. 1678, Eff. 8/26/11.