Nev. Admin. Code § 616C.054 - Motor vehicle as accident benefit; duties and responsibilities of injured employee; exception

Current through August 4, 2021

1. Within 30 days after receipt from a treating physician of medical documentation satisfying the requirements of subsection 2 of NRS 616C.245, the insurer or employer providing accident benefits shall, as applicable pursuant to subsection 3 of NRS 616C.245, place an order for, purchase or modify a motor vehicle for the injured employee.
2. The insurer or employer providing accident benefits shall determine the make and model of the motor vehicle based on the medical requirements and physical restrictions of the injured employee as set forth by the treating physician. The insurer or employer shall modify the motor vehicle to accommodate the physical restrictions of the injured employee.
3. The insurer or employer providing accident benefits shall, as applicable, purchase or modify a motor vehicle for the injured employee as needed and at least as often as every 10 years or 120,000 miles driven, whichever occurs first.
4. An injured employee who receives a motor vehicle pursuant to this section and NRS 616C.245 shall at all times maintain a policy of insurance as required by NRS 485.185 which includes comprehensive and collision coverage for the motor vehicle. Risk of physical damage to or total loss of the motor vehicle is the responsibility of the injured employee. Care and maintenance of the motor vehicle is the responsibility of the injured employee.
5. If an injured employee is not entitled to receive a motor vehicle pursuant to this section and NRS NRS 616C.245, the insurer or employer providing accident benefits shall:
(a) Reimburse the injured employee in the manner prescribed by NAC 616C.150; or
(b) Provide transportation, where available, for the injured employee, including, without limitation, in the form of a monthly bus pass, public transportation or other appropriate means of transportation as determined by the insurer or employer, taking into consideration the medical requirements and physical restrictions of the injured employee.

Notes

Nev. Admin. Code § 616C.054
Added to NAC by Div. of Industrial Relations by R130-14, eff. 9-9-2016

NRS 616A.400, 616C.245

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