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At reasonable times, which may be as often as every 60 days, the insurer can ask you to be examined by a doctor of its choice. The insurer must give you at least 10 days` notice of the doctor`s appointment. It can change its examining doctor only one time, unless you agree in writing to see a different doctor. If the insurer`s doctor sends you to a specialist, this is not a change of the insurer`s doctor. The insurer pays all reasonable costs for the examination. If you do not go to an examination, the insurer may stop compensation payments until you see the doctor.
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