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Fire & Police Disability, Retirement & Death Benefit Plan Administrative Rules - Table of Contents

FIRE & POLICE DISABILITY, RETIREMENT & DEATH BENEFIT PLAN ADMINISTRATIVE RULES - TABLE OF CONTENTS - NOVEMBER 2012

 

 

FPD-5.01

PROCEDURAL RULES GOVERNING RULEMAKING

 

5.1.01             Authority

5.1.02             Purpose

5.1.03             Duties of Fund Director

5.1.04             Rulemaking Notices and Procedures

5.1.05             Adoption of Rules

 

FPD-5.02

BOARD PROCEDURES

 

5.2.01             Regular and Special Meeting

5.2.02             Agenda

5.2.03             Conduct of Meetings

5.2.04             Election of Trustees

5.2.05             Powers of the Board

5.2.06             Duties of the Board

5.2.07             Travel Policy

5.2.08             Board Communications with FPDR Administration

 

FPD-5.03 

GENERAL ADMINISTRATION

 

5.3.01             Definitions

5.3.02             Member Absences

5.3.03             Member Home Address Notification

5.3.04             Outside Employment

5.3.05             Legal Opinions

5.3.06             Vital Statistic Records

5.3.07             Domestic Relations Orders

5.3.08             Forms and formats

5.3.09             Public Records Requests

5.3.10             Subpoenas

5.3.11             Subrogation Against Third Parties

5.3.12             Non-Military Leave of Absence

 

FPD-5.04 

RETIREMENT BENEFITS AND APPEALS PROCESS

                       

5.4.01             Definitions

5.4.02             Application for Pension Benefits

5.4.03             Pension Claims

5.4.04             Disability Retirement Age

5.4.05             Benefit Adjustments

5.4.06             Exemption from Execution

5.4.07             Recovery of Overpayments

5.4.08             Appeals Process

5.4.09             Domestic Relations Orders

5.4.10             Final Payments

5.4.11             FPDR Two Transfer from PERS

5.4.12             Calculation Method for FPDR Two Final Pay

5.4.13             FPDR Two Vested Termination

 

FPD-5.05 

DEATH BENEFITS

 

5.5.01             Definitions

5.5.02             Application for Benefits

5.5.03             FPDR One Member Benefits in Service-Connected or

                       Occupational Disability Deaths

5.5.04             FPDR One Member Nonservice-Connected Deaths Before Retirement

5.5.05             FPDR One Member Deaths After Retirement

5.5.06             FPDR One Member Survivor Annuity Table

5.5.07             FPDR One Member Funeral Benefit

5.5.08             FPDR Two and FPDR Three Member Benefits on Service-Connected or

                       Occupational Death Before Retirement

5.5.09             FPDR Two and FPDR Three Member Benefits on Nonservice-Connected

                       Death Before Retirement

5.5.10             FPDR Two Member Benefits on Death After Retirement

5.5.11             FPDR Two and FPDR Three Member Funeral Benefit

 

FPD-5.06 

APPEALS PROCESS

 

5.6.01             Definitions

5.6.02             Claim Processing: Request for Hearing

5.6.03             Conduct of Hearing

5.6.04             Evidentiary Rules

5.6.05             Appellate Panel Review

 

FPDR TWO AND THREE BENEFITS

 

 

FPD-5.07 

SERVICE-CONNECTED OR OCCUPATIONAL DISABILITY BENEFITS

 

5.7.01             Definitions

5.7.02             Disability Benefits Generally

5.7.03             Application for Benefits

5.7.04             Claim Approval or Denial

5.7.05             Amount of Benefits      

5.7.06             Form of Benefits

5.7.07             Transitional Duty Program

5.7.08             Authorized Healthcare Providers

5.7.09             Recipient of Disabiliy Benefits

5.7.10             Independent Medical Examinations

5.7.11             Suspension, Reduction or Termination of Benefits

5.7.12             Offsets to Service-Connected and Occupational Disability Benefits

                       Payable Under Article 3 of the Plan

5.7.13             PERS Offset

5.7.14             Recovery of Overpayments

5.7.15             Disability Retirement Age

 

FPD-5.08

NON SERVICE-CONNECTED DISABILITY BENEFITS

 

5.8.01             Definitions

5.8.02             Disability Benefits Generally

5.8.03             Application for Benefits

5.8.04             Eligibility

5.8.05             Claim Approval or Denial

5.8.06             Amount of Benefits

5.8.07             Form of Benefits

5.8.08             Transitional Duty Program

5.8.09             Authorized Health Care Providers

5.8.10             Recipient of Disability Benefits

5.8.11             Independent Medical Examinations

5.8.12             Suspension, Reduction or Termination of Benefits

5.8.13             Offset to Nonservice-Connected Disability Benefits Payable

                       Under Article 3 of the Plan

5.8.14             PERS Offset

5.8.15             Recovery of Overpayments

5.8.16             Disability Retirement Age

 

FPD-5.09

MEDICAL BENEFITS

 

5.9.01             Definitions

5.9.02             Recipient of Disability Benefits

5.9.03             Medical Services

5.9.04             Medical Services Guidelines

5.9.05             Non-Covered Services

5.9.06             Independent Medical Examinations

5.9.07             Medical Management Programs

5.9.08             Medical Fees and Payments

5.9.09             Medical Payment Limitations

5.9.10             Post-Retirement Medical Benefits

5.9.11             Disability Retirement Age

 

FPD-5.10

RETURN TO WORK AND VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION PROGRAMS

 

5.10.01             Purpose

5.10.02             Definitions

5.10.03             Transitional Duty Return to Work Program

5.10.04             Vocational Rehabilitation Program Goals

5.10.05             Vocational Rehabilitation Program Assessment

5.10.06             Vocational Rehabilitation Program Eligibility

5.10.07             Vocational Rehabilitation Plan

5.10.08             Cooperation in Vocational Rehabilitation

5.10.09             Seeking Other Employment

5.10.10             Suspension, Reduction and Termination of Benefits

5.10.11             Cessation of Eligibility for Vocational Rehabilitation Services

5.10.12             Vocational Rehabilitation Expenses

5.10.13             Right to Request a Different Vocational Rehabilitation Specialist

5.10.14             Right of Appeal

 

FPDR ONE BENEFITS

 

FPD-5.11

SERVICE-CONNECTED OR OCCUPATIONAL DISABILITY BENEFITS

 

5.11.01             Definitions

5.11.02             Disability Benefits Generally

5.11.03             Application for Benefits

5.11.04             Claim Approval or Denial

5.11.05             Amount of Benefits

5.11.06             Recipients of Disability Benefits

5.11.07             Authorized Health Care Providers

5.11.08             Independent Medical Examinations

5.11.09             Proof of Residency

5.11.10             Recovery of Overpayments

 

FPD-5.12

NON SERVICE-CONNECTED DISABILITY BENEFITS

  

5.12.01             Definitions

5.12.02             Disability Benefits Generally

5.12.03             Application for Benefits

5.12.04             Eligibility and Amount of Benefits

5.12.05             Recipients of Disability Benefits

5.12.06             Authorized Health Care Providers

5.12.07             Claim Approval or Denial

5.12.08             Independent Medical Examinations

5.12.09             Proof of Residency

5.12.10             Recovery of Overpayments

 

FPD-5.13

MEDICAL BENEFITS

 

5.13.01             Definitions

5.13.02             Medical Services

5.13.03             Medical Services Guidelines

5.13.04             Non-Covered Services

5.13.05             Independent Medical Examinations

5.13.06             Medical Management Programs

5.13.07             Medical Fees and Payments

5.13.08             Medical Payment Limitations

5.13.09             Post-Retirement Medical Benefits