IMPLEMENTATION OF GENERAL DENTIST SPECIAL PAYS

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REF/A/DOC/ASD(HA)/29APR2011//
REF/B/DOC/OPNAV/28DEC2005//
REF/C/DOC/N13 MEMO 7220 SER N13/250 OF 03 AUGUST 2011//

NARR/REF A IS THE ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF DEFENSE (HEALTH AFFAIRS) (ASD (HA)) 
DIRECTIVE TYPE MEMORANDUM 11-005, IMPLEMENTATION OF SPECIAL PAY FOR GENERAL 
DENTISTS.  REF B IS OPNAVINST 7220.17 SPECIAL PAY FOR MEDICAL CORPS, DENTAL 
CORPS, MEDICAL SERVICE CORPS, AND NURSE CORPS OFFICERS.  REF C IS N13 
MEMORANDUM FOR INTERIM CHANGES TO REF B.//

RMKS/1.  PER REF A, THE GENERAL DENTIST SPECIAL PAY PLAN HAS BEEN PROMULGATED.  
PER REF B, THESE SUPPLEMENTAL PAYS ARE DESIGNED TO ATTRACT AND RETAIN 
QUALIFIED GENERAL DENTISTS WHILE SIMULTANEOUSLY PROVIDING A DEGREE OF PAY 
PARITY COMMENSURATE WITH THEIR CIVILIAN COUNTERPARTS.  THIS IS A COMPLETE 
REVISION TO THE SUPPLEMENTAL PAY STRUCTURE FOR GENERAL DENTISTS AND THEREFORE 
THIS NAVADMIN SHOULD BE READ IN ITS ENTIRETY.

2.  THIS NAVADMIN DELEGATES AUTHORITY TO THE COMMANDER, NAVY RECRUITING 
COMMAND (CNRC) TO EXECUTE ACCESSION BONUS SERVICE AGREEMENTS AND CHIEF, BUREAU 
OF MEDICINE AND SURGERY (BUMED) TO EXECUTE INCENTIVE PAY AND RETENTION PAY 
SERVICE AGREEMENTS.  THIS AUTHORITY SHALL BE EFFECTIVE THE DATE OF THIS 
NAVADMIN AND SHALL REMAIN IN EFFECT UNTIL REPEALED OR SUPERCEDED.  RETROACTIVE 
SERVICE AGREEMENTS ARE NOT AUTHORIZED.

3.  CNRC AND BUMED WILL DETERMINE THE RESPECTIVE ACTIVE DUTY OBLIGATION (ADO) 
INCURRED FOR EACH TYPE OF BONUS AND NOTIFY THE OFFICER OF HIS/HER ADO VIA A 
CORRESPONDING SERVICE AGREEMENT OR APPROVAL NOTIFICATION LETTER.  ACCEPTANCE 
OF FIRST PAYMENT WILL INDICATE AGREEMENT TO THE TERMS OF ALL SERVICE 
AGREEMENTS AND ADO.

4.  GENERAL ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS, ADMINISTRATIVE REQUIREMENTS, SPECIFIC 
PAY RATES, SERVICE AGREEMENTS, AND REQUEST FORMS CAN BE FOUND AT 
HTTP://WWW.MED.NAVY.MIL/BUMED/SPECIAL_PAY/PAGES/DEFAULT.ASPX
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ALL ACCESSION BONUS INQUIRIES SHOULD BE DIRECTED TO THE DENTAL  OFFICER 
RECRUITING PROGRAM MANAGER AT CNRC.  ALL INCENTIVE PAY AND RETENTION BONUS 
SERVICE AGREEMENTS AND PAY REQUESTS SHOULD BE FAXED TO BUMED M1 FOR APPROVAL 
AND PROCESSING AT THE NUMBER LISTED BELOW AND IAW THE GUIDANCE ANNOUNCED ON 
THE SPECIAL PAYS WEBSITE ABOVE.  ENSURE ALL GENERAL DENTIST INCENTIVE PAY AND 
RETENTION BONUS REQUESTS REFERENCE THIS NAVADMIN, OR THEY WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED 
BY BUMED M1.  PREFERRED METHOD FOR DOCUMENT SUBMISSION IS VIA EMAIL ATTACHMENT 
OR FAX.

5.  POINTS OF CONTACT:
- MS. LU CHARBONEAU, SPECIAL PAYS TECH (A-G), AT (301) 295-2050/ DSN 295 OR 
EMAIL AT LULA.CHARBONEAU(AT)MED.NAVY.MIL.
- HM1 CARL SAVARD, SPECIAL PAYS TECH (H-O), AT (301) 295-2051/ DSN 295 OR 
EMAIL AT CARL.SAVARD(AT)MED.NAVY.MIL.
- MS. JANELLE OSBORNE, SPECIAL PAYS TECH (P-Z), AT (301) 295-3154/ DSN 295 OR 
E-MAIL AT JANELLE.OSBORNE(AT)MED.NAVY.MIL.
- MS. KAREN GASTON, ASSISTANT PROGRAM MANAGER, AT (301) 295-9946/ DSN 295 OR 
E-MAIL AT KAREN.GASTON(AT)MED.NAVY.MIL.
- MR. WILLIAM MARIN, PROGRAM MANAGER, AT (301) 295-2073/DSN 295 OR E-MAIL AT 
WILLIAM.MARIN(AT)MED.NAVY.MIL.
- SPECIAL PAY FAX NUMBER: (301) 319-0029/DSN 285.

6.  REF C WILL BECOME A NEW SECTION UNDER CHAPTER FIVE OF OPNAVINST 7220.17.

7.  RELEASED BY MS. STEFFANIE B. EASTER, N1 (ACTING).//

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