Tag: Disability Retirement

Will OPM Approve My Disability Claim Without a Physician’s Statement?

December 8, 2020 11:01 AM
Will OPM Approve My Disability Claim Without a Physician’s Statement?

Although it’s not optimal, the author explains how it is possible to get a FERS Disability Retirement claim approved without a doctor’s statement.

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FERS Disability Retirement and SSDI

October 7, 2020 8:53 AM , Updated October 9, 2020 7:43 AM
FERS Disability Retirement and SSDI

What happens if you are approved for both FERS Disability Retirement and Social Security Disability Insurance?

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FERS Disability Retirement: Am I Entitled to Severance Pay?

August 10, 2020 9:44 AM

Are you entitled to severance pay if you are terminated from your federal job for medical reasons?

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What Happens If My Application For FERS Disability Retirement Is Denied?

May 7, 2020 12:37 PM , Updated May 19, 2020 10:52 AM

If your FERS Disability Retirement application has been denied, there are there are several stages of appeal available to you.

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10 Common Mistakes Made in a Federal Disability Retirement Application

March 30, 2020 10:07 AM , Updated April 10, 2020 10:56 AM
10 Common Mistakes Made in a Federal Disability Retirement Application

These are some mistakes the author says that federal employees commonly make when applying for Federal Disability Retirement.

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Applying for FERS Disability Retirement: Overcoming Procrastination

February 19, 2020 9:11 AM , Updated March 7, 2020 9:19 AM
Applying for FERS Disability Retirement: Overcoming Procrastination

Do you find yourself procrastinating on your FERS Disability Retirement application? The author interviews an expert for ideas on how to overcome procrastination.

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FERS Disability Retirement and OWCP: Common Misconceptions

December 30, 2019 11:09 AM , Updated January 9, 2020 11:30 AM
FERS Disability Retirement and OWCP: Common Misconceptions

Are you filing for both FERS Disability Retirement and OWCP? Here are some important things you must know.

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What is the Status of My FERS Disability Retirement Claim?

October 3, 2019 3:34 PM , Updated October 14, 2019 7:31 AM

The waiting game begins after submitting your retirement claim to OPM. How can you get status updates?

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SF 3112E: FERS Disability Retirement Application Checklist

July 27, 2019 5:05 PM , Updated August 9, 2019 4:10 PM

What role does SF 3112E play in the disability retirement application process?

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The Applicant’s Statement of Disability: SF 3112A and the “Only” Problem

June 9, 2019 10:52 AM , Updated June 17, 2019 7:14 AM
The Applicant’s Statement of Disability: SF 3112A and the “Only” Problem

Form SF 3112A, the Applicant’s Statement of Disability, is critical in a FERS Disability Retirement process and if not prepared correctly can break one’s case.

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