VSP Question

Discussion in 'Military Medicine' started by GtownCobra, Apr 18, 2012.

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  1. GtownCobra

    GtownCobra Junior Member 7+ Year Member

    Jul 29, 2005

    Is VSP value based on Date of Rank, or years of Active Duty?

    For instance, will I get the 1000 a month 6 years after starting residency (DOR)?
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  3. NavyFP

    NavyFP Senior Member 10+ Year Member

    May 18, 2006
    Manning a Cubicle
    VSP will be based on your Medical Pay Entry Base Date which is usually the day you are recommissioned as an O3. It is not the first day of active duty. If you have prior service, that does not count towards that time either.

    This is true even if you have a deferment. So, if you are deferred for a General Surgery Residency that lasts 6 years, when you start payback you should get the $1K per month.
  4. haujun

    haujun 10+ Year Member

    Jan 21, 2002
    Is there any paperwork involved with this? Or increase 400->1000 is automatic after 6 years?
  5. colbgw02

    colbgw02 Delightfully Tacky 10+ Year Member

    Supposed to be automatic, im pretty sure. But with all things from the finance office, expect screw-ups.
  6. elderjack21

    elderjack21 10+ Year Member

    Jan 4, 2006

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