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Rehabilitation Request Form

Workers' Compensation Commission Form WCR-1 used by an employee with a compensable work-related injury or occupational disease to request vocational rehabilitation services from the Commission's Division of Workers' Rehabilitation or by any other party referring such an employee to the Division for such services.

Rehabilitation Services

Workers' Compensation Commission unit that provides vocational rehabilitation services to eligible employees with compensable work-related injuries or occupational diseases who cannot return to the types of work which caused their injuries or diseases.

Relapse or Recurrence

Situation in which an employee with a compensable work-related injury or occupational disease who has improved and returned to work has a return of some medical problem(s) caused by the injury or disease, resulting in another period of incapacity from work and/or necessitating further medical treatment. An employee is eligible for wage replacement benefits for a relapse or recurrence.

Relapse or Recurrence Benefits

Wage replacement benefits paid to an employee with a compensable work-related injury or occupational disease during that employee's period of Relapse or Recurrence of the previous injury or disease.

Respondent

Employer or its workers' compensation insurance carrier in a workers' compensation case.


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