On your facts, their records reflect that you are at MMI. If they do not immediately reinstate benefits on receipt of the surgeon's report showing ongoing problem, hire a local WC attorney ASAP.
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I think it is likely you will need the assistance of an attorney if the ins company doesn't reinstate benefits Your surgeon will need to communicate his findings to the designated doctor.
In Texas, the insurance company must pay pursuant to the designated doctor's report. Because that report placed you at MMI, the carrier can't restart your benefits without a signed agreement of the parties or a ruling from the Division. This will have to go to a Benefit Review Conference to resolve. That means you will likely need to hire a lawyer because this is a very complicated matter.
Also, you must remember that you only have 90 days from the date you received the designated doctor's report to file a dispute and request a benefit review conference on the issue of MMI and impairment rating. Don't miss that deadline.