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Does lost time on the date of injury count towards the three-calendar-day waiting period?Does lost time on the date of injury count towards the three-calendar-day waiting period?<p>​No. Lost time on the date of injury should be paid as administrative time off (ATO). The date of injury is not considered the first day of disability for counting time towards the waiting period. Each calendar-day of disability following the date of injury is counted towards the waiting period regardless of whether the injured employee is totally or partially temporarily disabled.</p>
Is the time used on the date of injury picked up as ATO only after the workers' compensation claim is approved?Is the time used on the date of injury picked up as ATO only after the workers' compensation claim is approved?<p>​No. This time is ATO even if the claim is not approved for workers' compensation benefits. </p>

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