Approval process begins when the Leave Bank Office receives your complete application.
You will be notified of the status as your case goes through the following steps:
- Eligibility Verification
- Medical Review
- Eligibility Re-Verification
- Case Determination
- Notification of Approval/Disapproval
- Leave transferred to Payroll (DFAS) and reflected in ITAS
Delays may occur for:
- complex cases
- patients with Kaiser insurance
- open enrollment period
Applications that are submitted to the Federal Occupational Health (FOH) for medical review: ensure that your medical provider provides documentation in a timely manner to avoid delays.
For more information, please email LeaveBank@od.nih.gov or call 301-443-8393.