Having a workers’ compensation claim denied for a work-related injury or illness can create unnecessary difficulties and prevent an individual from fully recovering. Should your claim be denied, or if you dispute the benefits offered by the insurance provider, follow these steps to file an appeal.

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Request a Hearing Officer Review

If your claim has been denied, you should request a hearing with the Nevada Department of Administration (DOA). Submit a completed Request for Hearing form and a copy of your workers’ compensation benefits denial letter from the insurance provider within 70 days of receiving your denial letter.

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