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Department of the Interior Medical Standards Program (DOI MSP)

A national contract has been awarded to Comprehensive Health Services (CHS) to carry out medical qualification determination services for arduous duty wildland firefighters. Implementation of the new contract will be phased across Agencies over 3 years. Units selected to participate in Phase 1 are outlined in the Phased Implementation memo below. All units not identified in the chart should follow Agency specific guidance.

 

Information for Phased Implementation Group starting January 2015

 

  • Were you found medically Not Qualified? You have two options.
    • Risk Mitigation/Waiver within your Agency - This route is for employees with a condition that will remain unqualified but could potentially be waived or mitigated; hearing for example.
    • Reviewing Medical Officer (RMO) Review - You are a good candidate for an RMO review if you feel by providing additional information you could change your qualification status.

 

Fire Season 2015 Information for EVERYONE ELSE

  • Agency Specific Memos can be found in the Agency Info tab at the top right of this page
  • Annual Exam
  • HSQ
  • Matrix

 

  • Were you found medically Not Qualified? You have two options;
    • Risk Mitigation/Waiver within your Agency - This route is for employees with a condition that will remain unqualified but could potentially be waived or mitigated; hearing for example.
    • Reviewing Medical Officer (RMO) Review - You are a good candidate for an RMO review if you feel by providing additional information you could change your qualification status.

 

If you have any other questions please contact the DOI MSP Customer Service: wlffcsr@blm.gov or (888) 286-2521.

 


 

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