42 CFR § 110.70 - Determinations the Secretary must make before benefits can be paid.

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§ 110.70 Determinations the Secretary must make before benefits can be paid.

Before the Secretary will pay benefits under this Program, she must determine that:

(a) The requester or his or her representative submitted a completed and signed Request Form within the governing filing deadline; and

(b) The requester meets the eligibility requirements set out in this part (including a determination that a covered injury was sustained); and

(c) The requester is entitled to receive benefits from the Program. In making this determination, the Secretary will decide the type(s) and amounts of benefits that will be paid to the requester.