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When do I disenroll my dependent family member with special needs from the SNP? Remove your dependent family member with special needs from your enrollment if:
How do I disenroll my dependent family member with special needs? First, please contact your Family Resource Specialist (FRS). Depending on the change in status, you may need a new Family Member Medical Summary, DD Form 2792 (for medical, psychological, and physical conditions) and/or Special Education/Early Intervention Summary, DD Form 2792-1 (for educational special needs). These forms must be completed by the family member’s health care provider or school personnel, respectively, and submitted by you to the servicing Family Resource Specialist (FRS). No additional medical documentation is required.
The following references provide details of the Coast Guard SNP:
Where can I learn more about TRICARE ECHO and USCG Respite Care? TRICARE ECHO and USCG Respite Care (offered by Coast Guard Mutual Assistance) are separate programs that offer services to dependent family members with special needs, if approved.
What is respite care? A service intended to reduce stress placed on a caregiver of a person with special needs by providing temporary rest periods for the caregiver. Coast Guard respite care grant program is sponsored and administered by the Coast Guard Mutual Assistance (CGMA), in accordance with the CGMA Manual.
The following web sites provide information related to the Special Needs Program:
SNP Points of ContactInformation about the SNP may be obtained by contacting the Office of Health, Safety, and Work-Life (HSWL) Family Resource Specialist (FRS). A point of contact list details the Districts/Regional Practices, Areas Served, Family Resources Specialists, and Regional Managers. You may also access a full roster of Work-Life Staff sorted by field office.