or Replacement Vision, Hearing, and Medical Supplies
medical supply is damaged or broken at the time of the industrial accident or
directly affected by the injury or occupational disease, the MCO is responsible
for determining reimbursement eligibility for
repair or replacement of the medical supply. The MCO should contact the CSS to
verify that the medical supply was damaged at the time the accident occurred.
However, the CSS may contact the MCO if he/she identifies the need for repair
or replacement of the medical supply due to the accident. This information will
be documented in the claim notes for reference by the MCO.
supplies that may be replaced or repaired include, but are not limited to:
supplies, restoration, or prostheses;
supplies, frames, lenses and contact lenses;
additional information regarding this policy, please refer to the . Information can be found in
Chapter 8, Section 12, Eye Examination and Eyeglass/Contact Replacement Policy
(located on page 44).