(1) The claimant has the right to request an informal hearing within 30 days of any written determination regarding compensability of a claim. The unit may request an informal hearing on its own initiative. The right to proceed further is waived unless the request for an informal hearing is either postmarked or received by the unit within 30 days after the initial determination is mailed.

(2) The claimant's request must be in writing and state the action the claimant wishes the office to take and the reasons the office should take such action.

(3) The office administrator will review the request and all relevant evidence provided by the claimant. After review, the office administrator will recommend whether a hearing should be held or a revised order issued.

History: Sec. 53-9-104, MCA; IMP, Sec. 53-9-122, 53-9-130, 53-9-131, MCA; NEW, 1987 MAR p. 1793, Eff. 10/16/87; AMD, 1994 MAR p. 1999, Eff. 7/22/94; AMD, 2002 MAR p. 1753, Eff. 6/28/02.