The Department of Defense Plan for use of the Physicians Comparability Allowance (PCA) authorizes the Secretaries of the Military Departments to approve PCA requests and waivers of the repayment requirements. General Order No. 12 redelegated personnel policies and functions to this office. This memorandum further redelegates theses PCA authorities to the following offices:
Authority to approve initial PCA for recently resigned (in last 12 months) or retired military members and to waive the repayment requirement is hereby redelegated to the Commander, United States Army Medical Command (MEDCOM).
Authority to approve initial PCA for other than recently resigned or retired military members, and all renewal PCA and is hereby redelegated to the Commanders of Major Commands (MACOMs) and Field Operating Agencies (FOAs). Commanders may redelegate all or part of their authority to subordinate commanders.