(a) General rule. A hearing is open to the enrollee and to other persons the ALJ considers necessary and proper.
(b) At the hearing. The ALJ fully examines the issues, questions the enrollee and other witnesses, and may accept documents that are material to the issues consistent with § 423.2018.
(c) Missing evidence. The ALJ may also stop the hearing temporarily and continue it at a later date if he or she believes that there is material evidence missing at the hearing.
(d) Reopen the hearing. The ALJ may reopen the hearing at any time before he or she mails a notice of the decision in order to receive new and material evidence pursuant to § 423.1986. The ALJ may decide when the evidence is presented and when the issues are discussed.
Title 42 published on 2012-10-01
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