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Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act, 1993 (Act No. 130 of 1993)


Notice on Documents required to be provided by Employers to the Compensation Fund to support Injury on Duty and Occupational Disease Claims

5. Re-opening of claims


In terms of Section 73(2) the case where further medical treatment after the condition became stabilized, is necessary and which will reduce the disablement of an employee, the claim may be re- opened upon receipt of a report from the treating doctor. Once authorization has been given, the Fund will pay medical expenses for the treatment and may pay further compensation.