(1) The MPERA will send written notification of medical review to a member receiving a disability benefit which is subject to review. The notice will be sent to the member at the most recent address provided and will inform the member of:
(a) the date by which medical information and records must be received; and
(b) any specific medical tests or diagnosis required for the review.
(2) The member will be required to have the results of a current medical examination, including any specifically required tests or diagnosis, submitted directly to the MPERA by the examining medical authority(ies) within 60 calendar days of initial notification. The medical examination must be performed by the member's treating physician or other competent medical authority. To be considered current, the date of a medical examination must be no earlier than six months prior to receipt by the MPERA.
(3) Disabled retirees of the highway patrol officers', sheriffs', game wardens' and peace officers', municipal police officers' and firefighters' unified retirement systems will be reimbursed for travel necessary to obtain the required examinations or tests provided current medical examinations or tests are not otherwise available. Reimbursement for meals and mileage will be at the rates established for state employees in Title 2, chapter 18, MCA. The actual cost of lodging will be reimbursed up to a maximum of $40 per day.