PERS-951: Medical Hold (MEDHOLD). The MEDHOLD program authorizes short-term medical care for reservists who incur or aggravate an injury, illness or disease while on continuous active duty orders specifying a period of 31 days or more. If authorized, member may be retained on active duty, with member’s consent, until found fit for duty or until final disposition is determined by the Physical Evaluation Board (PEB). Elective medical/dental treatment is not authorized. Reference SECNAVINST 1770.3 series and NAVADMIN 124/11.
PERS-952: Line of Duty Healthcare (LOD-HC). The LOD-HC program authorizes medical and/or dental care for reservists who incur or aggravate an injury, illness or disease in the line of duty as determined by an LOD Investigation (DD261). If authorized, members may receive benefits for approved diagnosis/es until found fit for duty with no additional follow-up required or until final disposition is determined by the Physical Evaluation Board (PEB). Members on an approved LOD-HC may also be eligible for incapacitation pay. Reference SECNAVINST 1770.3 series.
The LOD Investigation must show that member incurred or aggravated the injury, illness or disease while on active or inactive duty, which includes travel to or from or while remaining overnight before or between such periods of duty, and not due to misconduct, negligence or unauthorized absence.
PERS-953: Medical Retention Review (MRR). An MRR package is submitted to PERS-953 for reservists who develop, or have a material change in, a potentially disqualifying medical condition that is not expected to resolve within 180 days and is likely to prevent member from safely/effectively fulfilling the responsibilities of their rank/rating or to interfere with mobilization. PERS-953 adjudicates MRR packages and assigns Physical Risk Classification (PRC) codes. Reference MILPERSMAN 6110-020 and RESPERSMAN 6000-010.
Desktop guides are under revision, please check with program managers listed below for current processes.