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Work / Life Events
Seriously Ill 

This checklist is provided as a concise summary of the many actions, forms, contacts, and decisions that you may need to be aware of--as you transition through this "life event". This list has been developed through our many years of assisting employees in similar circumstances. Most of the actions are optional-but worth considering. If you have any questions about special circumstances, suggestions for improvement, or lessons-learned please let us know.

If you are seriously ill...

Your Action... By when? With what? With who?

Consider disability retirement--if eligible

 

Request computations for scenarios

Benefits Counselor
Call NSSC Contact Center
1-877-677-2123

Elect FEGLI Life Insurance payment (living benefits) if life expectancy is 9 months or less

 

Use form:
FE-8
Election of Living Benefits

Office of FEGLI
1-800-633-4542

Consider FEGLI Life Insurance conversion if separating

Before separating

NSSC will provide:
SF2819 Notice of Conversion Privilege

Benefits Counselor
Call NSSC Contact Center
1-877-677-2123

Consider NEBA life insurance conversion if separating

Before separating

NEBA life insurance Representative

Contact NEBA
866-492-6983

Review beneficiaries

 

Personnel file

Benefits Counselor
Call NSSC Contact Center
1-877-677-2123

Consider assignment of benefits for FEGLI Life Insurance--irrevocable

 

Use form:
RI 76-10 Assignment of Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance

Benefits Counselor
Call NSSC Contact Center
1-877-677-2123

Meet with supervisor--to discuss accommodations for your condition

 

 

Organization

Familiarize yourself with leave donor program

 

Bring a letter from your doctor outlining your illness and the amount of time you will need to be away from work

Supervisor