FY-09 MEDICAL AND DENTAL OFFICER SPECIAL PAY PLAN

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SUBJ/FY-09 MEDICAL AND DENTAL OFFICER SPECIAL PAY PLAN// 


RMKS/1.  THE MEDICAL AND DENTAL OFFICER SPECIAL PAY PLANS HAVE BEEN 
UPDATED FOR FY-09.  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 2008, 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 PER DODI 6000.13.  SUBMIT REQUEST AND A COPY OF BOARD 
CERTIFICATION TO BUMED M1C1. 
    D.  MULTI-YEAR SPECIAL PAY FOR MEDICAL 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 (WITH 
A CURRENT OBLIGATION FOR EDUCATION OR TRAINING) OR HAVE COMPLETED ANY 
ACTIVE DUTY SERVICE COMMITMENT INCURRED FOR MEDICAL EDUCATION AND 
TRAINING, HAVE COMPLETED INITIAL RESIDENCY TRAINING OR SCHEDULED TO 
COMPLETE INITIAL RESIDENCY TRAINING BEFORE
1 OCTOBER 2008, 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 
HTTPS://NAVYMEDICINE.MED.NAVY.MIL AND CLICK ON "BUMED", 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-09 
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
- MS. KAREN GASTON, ASSISTANT PROGRAM MANAGER/TECH (P-Z), AT
(301) 295-9946/DSN 295 OR E-MAIL AT KAREN.GASTON(AT)MED.NAVY.MIL. 
- MS. LU CHARBONEAU, SPECIAL PAYS TECH (A-G), AT (301) 295-2050/DSN 
295-2050 OR EMAIL AT LULA.CHARBONEAU(AT)MED.NAVY.MIL
- HM2 SHAWN HANEY, SPECIAL PAYS TECH (H-O), AT (301) 295-2051/295-2051, 
FAX (301) 319-0029/DSN 285 OR EMAIL AT SHAWN.HANEY(AT)MED.NAVY.MIL.
6. RELEASED BY VADM M. E. FERGUSON III, N1.// 
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