(1) Unless otherwise requested by either party, all hearings during the independent dispute resolution process should be held telephonically.
(2) Each party shall present evidence, which may include witness testimony in support of its fair market price determination. Witnesses shall be subject to examination by the adverse party and independent reviewer. Evidence may only be presented if it was provided to all parties at least 21 days prior to the hearing.
(3) The parties may consent to waive a telephonic or in-person hearing and proceed by filing opening and rebuttal briefs, with supporting affidavits and evidence, under terms established by the independent reviewer.