Workplace Injury Management and Workers Compensation Act 1998 No 86
287A Reviews prior to referral
(1) A worker may request an insurer to review a claim after the
insurer has disputed the claim or any aspect of the claim. A request may be
made at any time before the dispute is referred to the Registrar for
determination by the Commission.
(2) On such a request, the insurer must review the claim not later
than 14 days after the request is made and may accept the claim or, if the
insurer determines that it disputes liability in respect of the claim or any
aspect of the claim, must give notice of the dispute to the
(3) The notice must contain the matters required to be set out under
section 74 in a notice of a dispute and may contain such other information as
the regulations may prescribe.
(4) The notice is to comply with the other requirements for a notice
given under section 74.