UNCLASSIFIED

MESSAGE #201339Z  JULY 1995




SUBJECT: CONTINUATION OF NAF EMPLOYEE BENEFITS SYSTEM (EBS) COVERAGE DURING PERIODS OF LEAVE WITHOUT PAY (LWOP)

A. UNCLAS MSG, CFSC-HRP DTG 230459Z MAR 94.

1. REFERENCE ESTABLISHED PROCEDURE FOR CONTINUATION OF EBS INSURANCE COVERAGE DURING SHORT PERIODS OF LWOP.

2. TO PRECLUDE HARDSHIP ON THE EMPLOYEE THROUGH DENIAL OF CLAIMS PROCEDURE INITIATED BY REFERENCE IS EXTENDED TO COVER ALL PERIODS OF LWOP WHEN EARNINGS ARE NOT SUFFICIENT TO COVER PREMIUM COSTS. THE PAYROLL OFFICE WILL DEDUCT THE PREMIUM COST FROM THE EMPLOYING NAFI ACCOUNT. THE EMPLOYER WILL BE NOTIFIED OF THE PAYMENT AND THE AMOUNT TO BE COLLECTED FROM THE EMPLOYEE.

3. THIS PROCESS WILL CONTINUE THROUGHOUT THE LWOP PERIOD UNLESS A DA FOR 3473 IS COMPLETED BY THE EMPLOYEE INDICATING CANCELLATION OF INSURANCE COVERAGE.

4. POC FOR QUESTIONS IS MS. SANDRA CURRAN, DASA (CPP), NAF PERSONNEL PROGRAM, DSN 221-7762.



W.L MCMULLEN, CHIEF
NAF PERSONNEL POLICY AND PROGRAM, 325-7763


Addendum - POC Update - 01/05/01

POC FOR QUESTIONS IS MS. SANDRA CURRAN, DASA (CPP), NAF PERSONNEL PROGRAM, DSN 221-7762.

SANDRA G. CURRAN, CHIEF, NAF PERS