Montana Code Annotated 2021



Part 6. Disability Retirement Benefits

Medical Examination Of Disability Retiree -- Cancellation Of Benefit

19-5-612. Medical examination of disability retiree -- cancellation of benefit. (1) The board, in its discretion, may require the recipient of a disability retirement benefit to undergo a medical examination. The examination must be made by a board-approved physician or surgeon at a place mutually agreed on by the board, the disabled member, and the physician or surgeon and at the board's expense. Upon the basis of the examination, the board shall determine, by reason of physical or mental capacity, whether the recipient can perform the essential elements of the position held by the recipient when the recipient was retired. If the board determines that the recipient is not incapacitated or if the recipient refuses to submit to a medical examination, the recipient's disability retirement benefit must be canceled.

(2) The cancellation of a disability retirement benefit because a recipient is no longer incapacitated may not prejudice any right of the recipient to a retirement benefit other than a disability retirement benefit.

History: En. Sec. 2, Ch. 597, L. 1981; amd. Sec. 106, Ch. 265, L. 1993; amd. Sec. 14, Ch. 412, L. 1995; amd. Sec. 20, Ch. 283, L. 2009.