In accordance with PERS Board rule, a state appointing power may require an employee to submit to a medical examination by a physician designated by the appointing power to evaluate the capacity of the employee to perform the work of his or her position; the examining physician shall make a written report of the examination to the appointing power and the appointing power shall provide a copy to the physician designated by the employee.
If the medical examination and competent medical opinion show that a state service member is incapacitated physically or mentally and is eligible to retire for disability, the Board of Administration of the Public Employees' Retirement System shall immediately retire the member for disability, unless the member can be retired for service.
The Board of Administration of the Public Employees' Retirement System may require any recipient of a disability retirement to undergo medical examination in considering a petition for reinstatement from retirement.
A health benefits trust may assert a lien for health benefits paid on behalf of a participant against any settlement or judgment against, a third party. The court or arbitrator may also take into account the obligation of the health benefits trust to make future medical payments on behalf of the participant against the third party
It is unlawful for a person to knowingly make any false material statement or fail to disclose a material fact to obtain or receive public employees’ retirement system benefits. “Statement” includes any report of injury or physical or mental limitation, hospital records, test results, physician reports, or other medical records.
A health benefit plan shall disclose to the Public Employees' Benefit System board the cost, utilization, actual claim payments, and contract allowance amounts for health care services rendered by participating hospitals to each member and annuitants; such disclosure shall be subject to the CMIA, and shall not include individual member or annuitant identifying information.