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Employees must respond to a modified duty job offer within 24 hours when possible, but not later than 3 days. Exceptional circumstances will allow up to 7 days for a response. The insurer will discontinue compensation benefits if an employee does not accept a modified duty position that is approved by their physician and is within 25 miles of the original position.
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