An Act To Improve Vocational Rehabilitation under the Maine Workers' Compensation Act of 1992
Sec. 1. 39-A MRSA §217, sub-§8, as enacted by PL 2011, c. 647, §14, is amended to read:
This bill provides that if an employee is actively participating in a rehabilitation plan ordered by the Workers' Compensation Board or entered into voluntarily with the employer, there is a conclusive presumption that work is unavailable to the employee for as long as the employee continues to actively participate in employment rehabilitation, and during the employee’s active participation in the rehabilitation plan, benefits must be paid to the employee.