2013 South Carolina Code of Laws
Title 42 - Workers' Compensation
CHAPTER 11 - OCCUPATIONAL DISEASES
SECTION 42-11-150. Procedure before medical board.
The medical board, upon referral to it of a medical question, shall notify the claimant and the employer or its insurer, as the case may be, to appear before the board at a time and place stated in the notice and shall examine the employee, if living, and may examine the body of the employee, if deceased. The medical board shall consider any testimony given before the Commission pertaining to the medical question and necessary to a proper determination thereof. The medical board shall, as soon as practical after it has completed its consideration of the case, report in writing its findings and conclusions on every medical question in controversy. Such report shall be a part of the record in the case and shall include a statement indicating the physician or physicians, if any, who appeared before it, the medical board, what, if any, medical reports and X-rays were considered by it and any other matters which it deems necessary to explain or substantiate its conclusions. The Commission upon receipt of the report shall send a copy thereof to the claimant and to the employer and his insurance carrier, if any.
HISTORY: 1962 Code Section 72-264; 1952 Code Section 72-264; 1949 (46) 565.
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