2014 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 85A. Administrative Workers' Compensation System
§85A-57. Failure to appear for scheduled appointments.

85A OK Stat § 85A-57 (2014) What's This?

A. If an injured employee misses two or more scheduled appointments for treatment, he or she shall no longer be eligible to receive benefits under this act, unless his or her absence was:

1. Caused by extraordinary circumstances beyond the employee's control as determined by the Commission; or

2. The employee gave the employer at least two (2) hours prior notice of the absence and had a valid excuse.

B. Inability to get transportation to or from the appointment shall not be considered extraordinary circumstances nor a valid excuse for the absence.

Added by Laws 2013, c. 208, § 57, eff. Feb. 1, 2014.

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