FY-10 MEDICAL AND DENTAL OFFICER SPECIAL PAY PLAN

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SUBJ/FY-10 MEDICAL AND DENTAL OFFICER SPECIAL PAY PLAN// 



REF/A/MEMO/OASDHA/09SEP09// 
AMPN/REF A IS THE ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF DEFENSE (HEALTH AFFAIRS)
(ASD(HA)) GUIDANCE FOR THE EXTENSION OF HEALTH AFFAIRS POLICY 08-011 "FISCAL 
YEAR (FY) 2009 MEDICAL AND DENTAL OFFICER SPECIAL PAY PLAN" 
AND HEALTH AFFAIRS POLICY 08-014 "FISCAL YEAR 2009 ECISP FOR MEDICAL OFFICERS" 
FOR FISCAL YEAR 2010 AND AMENDMENT OF BOARD CERTIFIED A EROSPACE MEDICINE 
SPECIAL PAY RATES.// 

RMKS/1.  THIS NAVADMIN ANNOUNCES UPDATES TO THE MEDICAL AND DENTAL OFFICER 
SPECIAL PAY PLANS FOR FY-10 PER REF A.  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 AND SURGERY (BUMED M1) 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 M1 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 ORAL AND 
MAXILLOFACIAL OFFICERS OF THE DENTAL CORPS BELOW THE GRADE OF O-7 WHO HAVE A 
CURRENT AND VALID UNRESTRICTED LICENSE OR APPROVED WAIVER, HAVE COMPLETED 
SPECIALTY QUALIFICATION BEFORE 1 OCTOBER 2009, AND WHO 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 M1. 
    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; AND 
WHO ARE FREE OF EDUCATION AND TRAINING OBLIGATION; OR WHO HAVE AT LEAST EIGHT 
YEARS OF CREDITABLE SERVICE (WITH A CURRENT OBLIGATION FOR EDUCATION OR 
TRAINING); OR WHO 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 2009; AND 
WHO EXECUTE A SERVICE AGREEMENT TO REMAIN ON ACTIVE DUTY FOR TWO, THREE, OR 
FOUR YEARS. 

4.  REVISED REPAYMENT GUIDANCE, SPECIFIC PAY RATES FOR THESE VARIOUS SPECIAL 
PAYS, SERVICE AGREEMENTS, AND REQUEST FORMS CAN BE FOUND AT 
HTTP://WWW.MED.NAVY.MIL/BUMED/SPECIAL_PAY/PAGES/DEFAULT.ASPX.  
REQUESTS SHOULD BE FAXED TO BUMED M1 FOR APPROVAL AND PROCESSING AT THE 
NUMBERS LISTED BELOW.  ENSURE ALL SPECIAL PAY REQUESTS FOR 
FY-10 REFERENCE THIS NAVADMIN OR THEY WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED BY BUMED M1.   

5.  REQUESTS FOR EARLY TERMINATION OF EXISTING CONTRACTS ARE NORMALLY NOT 
APPROVED.  REQUESTS FOR TERMINATION OF CONTRACTS, SEPARATION, OR RETIREMENT 
RECEIVED FROM MEMBERS WITH SERVICE OBLIGATION REMAINING WILL BE CLOSELY 
SCRUTINIZED AND COORDINATED BETWEEN BUPERS-31, PERS-8, PERS-4415, AND BUMED 
(M1) BEFORE FINAL DETERMINATION IS MADE.

6.  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.
- MS. JANELLE OSBORNE, SPECIAL PAYS TECH (P-Z), AT
(301) 295-3154/DSN 295-3154 OR EMAIL AT JANELLE.OSBORNE(AT)MED.NAVY.MIL 7. 
RELEASED BY VADM MARK FERGUSON, N1.// 
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