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

Regulations

Regulations on IOD/OD Documents to be provided by Employers to Compensation Fund in Administration of Claims Adjudication Processes as per Section 6A(b) and 40(1) of the COIDA

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.