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23-1070.01. Request for early hearing; stipulation; action of commission

A. If a request for hearing filed in connection with a change of physician under section 23-1070 alleges, by affidavit, that immediate and irreparable injury, loss or damage will result if such hearing is not held prior to the times otherwise prescribed by article 3 of this chapter or if all interested parties, in person or by counsel, stipulate in such request for hearing that such hearing should be held prior to the times otherwise prescribed by article 3 of this chapter, the commission shall:

1. Immediately issue a notice to all parties setting a hearing date not more than fifteen days later.

2. Require that the administrative law judge, who shall not be subject to the affidavit for change prescribed by section 23-941, subsection I, determine the matter and make an award, if any, within five days after completion of the hearing.

B. All other procedures prescribed for subsequent actions with regard to such hearing or award shall be as otherwise prescribed by law.