A reservist who is physically disabled as a result of a line of duty (LOD) injury, illness or disease, is entitled to pay and allowances in accordance with 37 USC 204 and 206. The amount of pay and allowances authorized is determined in accordance with the Coast Guard Pay Manual COMDTINST M7220.29 (series). The amount of incapacitation pay cannot exceed the pay and allowances for the member's pay grade and time in service.
To be eligible for incapacitation pay, a reservist must have an approved Notice of Eligibility (NOE) on file with CGPSC-RPM-3 and must request it using the process below. A member's entitlement for incapacitation pay is dependent upon the member's military duty status of Not Available for Full Duty (NAFD) or Available for Limited Duty (AFLD) and the documented amount of lost earned or lost civilian earned income for the incapacitation pay claim period.
All claims for incapacitation pay must include the items below and be routed through the Command and District(dxr)/DOL-1/PAC-13 RFRS to CGPSC-RPM-3 via email to: ARL-DG-CGPSC-RPM-Reserve-Medical@uscg.mil. Claims for incapacitation pay shall be submitted for periods not to exceed one month (30 days) unless prior approval is received from CGPSC-RPM-3. Incomplete packages will be returned without action. All personnel involved in this process shall ensure proper precautions are taken to protection Personally Identifiable Information (PII) and Protected Health Information (PHII), especially when transmitting information electronically.
CGPSC-RPM-3 will validate incapacitation pay claims within 10 business days and forward valid claims to PPC(SES) for processing.
NOTE 1: Claims for incapacitation pay that exceed six months must be approved by CGPSC-RPM-3 and CG-131. CGPSC-RPM-3 will review and endorse all claims for incapacitation pay greater than six months and forward to CG-131 for approval.