If your work-related injury prevents you from returning to full or part time employment, you would be considered permanently and totally disabled. In the Workers’ Compensation Act, permanent and total disability is defined in only 14 words: “… the employee is unable to earn any wages in the same or other employment.”
If a health care provider who rates you recommends that your medical care continue after you are rated and released, your medical care can continue.
Examples of the need for continued medical care include a continuing need for:
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