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Compensation Practice Directive: #C5-1 — Duration of Benefits - Age 65

This Practice Directive provides guidance on applying provisions in the Workers Compensation Act (the “Act”) and the Rehabilitation Services & Claims Manual, Volume II (“RSCM”) related to the duration of compensation benefits and how the worker’s age at the date of injury, and established retirement plans, may impact the duration of wage loss, vocational rehabilitation and pension benefits. In particular, this Practice Directive describes factors that may be considered in determining whether there is sufficient evidence the worker would have worked past age 65 to determine a later date of retirement for the worker.

Effective Date: Oct 21, 2002 File type: PDF (215 KB) Asset type: Practice Directive Practice Directive Number: C5-1