72-1017. TENTATIVE AWARD OF COMPENSATION. If the commission determines that the claimant will suffer financial hardship unless a tentative award is made and it appears likely that a final award will be made, an amount may be paid to the claimant, to be deducted from the final award or repaid by and recoverable from the claimant to the extent that it exceeds the final award.
[72-1017, added 1986, ch. 337, sec. 1, p. 830.]