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How is "disability" defined for establishing a period of disability?
There are two definitions of disability for the purpose of establishing a period of disability:
The basic definition used for disabled worker's benefits (see §507.1); or
"Blindness", as defined in §507.5.
(See Chapter 6 for a further explanation of how disability is evaluated.)
Last Revised: March, 2001
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