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2.9 Incapacity payments to attend medical appointments (that are not treatment) is not payable

Last amended 
8 August 2017

Where a person takes time off work to attend an appointment in accordance with Section 57 of the SRCA and Section 328 of the MRCA, that is, an appointment arranged by the MRCC (specialist medical review), there is no entitlement to incapacity payments.   However payment of compensation for costs reasonably incurred by the person. e.g. the cost of the consultation and associated journey can be made.  Payment for loss of wages cannot be made.