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ABC’s of FPD&R

In FPDR, FYI by rapsheet

There are many FPDR rules to remember when you sustain a service-connected injury or illness.  Additionally, there are steps that you can take to make your FPDR claim process operate more smoothly.  Please review the following important points:   You have 30 days from the date of your injury to file a claim.  This is a strict rule.  Completing an …

INDEPENDENT MEDICAL EXAMINATIONS IN THE FPDR SYSTEM

In FPDR by rapsheet

The most frequently asked question with regard to FPDR claims is about so-called “independent medical examinations.”  These are also known as “IMEs” and a variety of less-savory titles.  Police officers and firefighters usually ask a variant of the question, “Do I have to go to this?”  The answer is “yes,” if a member wants to pursue a claim or maintain …