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BOD Decision -2013/11/20-07 – Multiple Sclerosis as a Compensable Consequence of a Traumatic Injury

On November 20, 2013, the Board of Directors approved amendments to policy item C3-22.40, Compensable Consequences - Certain Diseases and Conditions, in the Rehabilitation Services & Claims Manual, Volume II.

This policy was amended to delete the section which provided that multiple sclerosis could be precipitated by traumatic injury in a predisposed person.

This policy amendment will came into effect on January 1, 2014 and applies to all decisions, including appellate decisions made on or after that date.

Meeting Date: Nov 20, 2013 File type: PDF (262 KB) Asset type: Policy & Regulation Decision