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1. the employee has returned to work
2. the employee has reached maximum medical improvement
3. employment is made available to the employee within the physical restrictions given by the MCO provider (think modified duty return to work)
4. the employees physician gives a written statement that the employee can return to work performing the same duties as prior to the injury
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