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Issues That Will Be Covered on This Blog

* What are the requirements to qualify?

* What agency administers and approves FERS/CSRS Disability Retirement?

* Do I have to be completely incapacitated or permanently disabled?

* How long must my disability last in order to qualify?

* What benefits are covered under this Federal Employment program?

* Will I keep my current health/life insurance?

* Will I automatically qualify for the FERS Disability Retirement program if I’m on OWCP?

* Will they send me to secop (second opinion) or referee doctors?

* What if OWCP denies benefits -- do I still have a chance to qualify for medical retirement?

* Does my disability have to be job-related?