FY-08 MEDICAL AND DENTAL OFFICER SPECIAL PAY PLAN

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PASS TO OFFICE CODES:
R 232127Z OCT 07
FM CNO WASHINGTON DC//N1//
TO NAVADMIN
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UNCLAS //N01000//
NAVADMIN 274/07
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SUBJ/FY-08 MEDICAL AND DENTAL OFFICER SPECIAL PAY PLAN// 


RMKS/1.  THE MEDICAL AND DENTAL OFFICER SPECIAL PAY PLANS HAVE BEEN 
UPDATED FOR FY-08.  THESE ARE SUPPLEMENTAL PAYS AVAILABLE TO ATTRACT 
AND RETAIN QUALIFIED MEDICAL AND DENTAL CORPS OFFICERS WHILE 
SIMULTANEOUSLY PROVIDING A DEGREE OF PAY PARITY COMMENSURATE WITH THEIR 
CIVILIAN COUNTERPARTS.
2.  BUREAU OF MEDICINE (BUMED M1C1) WILL DETERMINE ACTIVE DUTY 
OBLIGATION (ADO) INCURRED AND NOTIFY THE OFFICER OF HIS/HER ADO FOR 
MULTI-YEAR SERVICE AGREEMENTS VIA AN APPROVAL NOTIFICATION LETTER. 
OFFICERS ARE REQUIRED TO RESPOND WITH THE ACCEPTANCE/DECLINATION 
ENCLOSURE TO THE BUMED M1C1 LETTER TO INITIATE PAYMENT.  ACCEPTANCE OF 
FIRST PAYMENT WILL INDICATE AGREEMENT TO THE TERMS OF ALL SERVICE 
AGREEMENTS AND ADO.
3.  GENERAL ELIGIBILITY AND ADMINISTRATIVE REQUIREMENTS FOR ADDITIONAL 
SPECIAL PAY, INCENTIVE SPECIAL PAY, BOARD CERTIFIED PAY, MULTI-YEAR 
SPECIAL PAY, AND DENTAL OFFICER MULTI-YEAR RETENTION BONUS ARE AS 
FOLLOWS:
    A.  ADDITIONAL SPECIAL PAY.  MEDICAL OR DENTAL CORPS OFFICERS ON 
ACTIVE DUTY FOR A PERIOD OF NOT LESS THAN ONE YEAR, NOT UNDERGOING 
INTERNSHIP OR INITIAL RESIDENCY TRAINING (MEDICAL OFFICERS ONLY), AND 
WHO EXECUTE A SERVICE AGREEMENT TO REMAIN ON ACTIVE DUTY FOR A PERIOD 
OF NOT LESS THAN ONE YEAR.
    B.  INCENTIVE SPECIAL PAY.  MEDICAL CORPS OFFICERS AND DENTAL CORPS 
ORAL AND MAXILLOFACIAL OFFICERS BELOW THE GRADE OF O-7, WHO HAVE A 
CURRENT AND VALID UNRESTRICTED LICENSE OR APPROVED WAIVER, HAVE 
COMPLETED SPECIALTY QUALIFICATION BEFORE 1 OCTOBER 2007, AND EXECUTE A 
SERVICE AGREEMENT TO REMAIN ON ACTIVE DUTY FOR A PERIOD OF NOT LESS 
THAN ONE YEAR. 
    C.  BOARD CERTIFIED PAY.   MEDICAL OR DENTAL CORPS OFFICERS ON
ACTIVE DUTY FOR A PERIOD OF NOT LESS THAN ONE YEAR WHO HAVE A CURRENT 
AND VALID UNRESTRICTED LICENSE OR APPROVED WAIVER AND ARE BOARD 
CERTIFIED IN ACCORDANCE WITH DODI 6000.13.  SUBMIT REQUEST AND A COPY 
OF BOARD CERTIFICATION TO BUMED M1C1.
    D.  MULTI-YEAR SPECIAL PAY FOR MEDICAL CORPS OFFICERS AND DENTAL 
CORPS OFFICERS MULTI-YEAR RETENTION BONUS.  MEDICAL AND DENTAL CORPS 
OFFICERS BELOW THE GRADE OF O-7 WHO HAVE A CURRENT AND VALID 
UNRESTRICTED LICENSE OR APPROVED WAIVER, HAVE AT LEAST EIGHT YEARS OF 
CREDITABLE SERVICE OR HAVE COMPLETED ANY ACTIVE DUTY SERVICE COMMITMENT 
INCURRED FOR MEDICAL EDUCATION AND TRAINING, HAVE COMPLETED INITIAL 
RESIDENCY TRAINING BEFORE 1 OCTOBER 2007, AND WHO EXECUTE A SERVICE 
AGREEMENT TO REMAIN ON ACTIVE DUTY FOR TWO, THREE, OR FOUR YEARS.
4.  SPECIFIC PAY RATES FOR THESE VARIOUS SPECIAL PAYS, SERVICE 
AGREEMENTS, AND REQUEST FORMS CAN BE FOUND AT 
HTTP://NAVYMEDICINE.MED.NAVY.MIL, CLICK ON ?BUMED? AND THEN SPECIAL
PAYS CAN BE FOUND UNDER ?DEPARTMENTS.?   ALL SERVICE AGREEMENTS AND
PAY REQUESTS SHOULD BE FAXED TO BUMED M1C1 FOR APPROVAL AND PROCESSING 
AT THE NUMBER LISTED BELOW.  ENSURE ALL SPECIAL PAY REQUESTS FOR FY-08 
REFERENCE THIS NAVADMIN, OR THEY WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED BY BUMED M1C1.  
5.  POINTS OF CONTACT:
- MR. WILLIAM MARIN, PROGRAM MANAGER AT (301) 295-2073/DSN 295 OR E-
MAIL AT WILLIAM.MARIN(AT)MED.NAVY.MIL; OR
- MS. KAREN GASTON, ASSISTANT PROGRAM MANAGER AT (301) 295-9946/DSN
295 OR E-MAIL AT KAREN.GASTON(AT)MED.NAVY.MIL.  FAX IS (301) 319-
0029/DSN 285.
6. RELEASED BY VADM J. C. HARVEY, JR., N1.//

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