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Medical Eligibility Requirements

Medical References: Code of Federal Regulations References

Regulatory authorities for addressing medical issues of concern to Federal employees, labor unions, compliance monitors, applicants for Federal jobs, preference eligibles and others.

Title 5 — Administrative Personnel
Part 213 Excepted service Government-wide Excepted Service Appointing Authorities for Persons with Disabilities
5 CFR 213.3102 Entire executive civil service
CFR 213.3102(t) Applies to persons with mental retardation
5 CFR 213.3102(u) Applies to persons with severe physical disabilities
5 CFR 213.3102(gg) Applies to persons with psychiatric disabilities
5 CFR 213.3102(ll) For readers, interpreters and other personal assistants for other employees with a severe disability(ies)
Part 293 Personnel records
5 CFR 293.504 Composition of, and access to, the Employee Medical File System Records
Part 297 Privacy procedures for personnel records
5 CFR 297.205 Access to Medical Records
Part 339 Medical qualification determinations
Part 351 Reduction in force
5 CFR 351.703(d) Applies to physical disqualification of 30 percent or more compensably disabled veteran
Part 353 Restoration to duty from uniformed service or compensable injury
Part 432 Performance based reduction in grade and removal actions
5 CFR 432.105(a)(4)(B) Applies to consideration of a medical issue in answer to a proposed reduction in grade or removal
Part 630 Absence and leave
5 CFR 630.910 Termination of medical emergency
5 CFR 630.1010 Termination of medical emergency
5 CFR 630.1207 Medical certification
Part 792 Federal employees' health and counseling programs
5 CFR 792.101 Subpart A Regulatory Requirements for Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Programs and Services for Federal Civilian Employees
Part 831 Retirement
5 CFR 831.502(c)(2) Automatic separation; exemption - applies to medical certificate to support the recommendation
5 CFR 831.1202 Definitions - examination and reexamination, medical condition, medical documentation and documentation of a medical condition
5 CFR 831.1206 Evidence supporting entitlement to disability benefits
Part 844 Federal Employees' Retirement System -- Disability Retirement
5 CFR 844.102 Definitions - medical condition, medical documentation
5 CFR 844.103 Eligibility - applies to disabling medical condition(s)
5 CFR 844.202 Agency-filed disability retirement applications - applies to review of medical documentation
5 CFR 844.203 Supporting documentation - applies to medical documentation
CFR 844.401 Recovery from disability
5 CFR 844.404 Reinstatement of disability annuity
Part 930 Programs for specific positions and examinations (miscellaneous) - applies to motor vehicle operators
5 CFR 930.105 Minimum requirements for competitive and excepted service positions
5 CFR 930.108 Periodic medical evaluation
5 CFR 930.109 Periodic review and renewal of authorization
5 CFR 930.113 Corrective action
Title 20 Employees' Benefits Apr. 1, 2006
Chapter I Office of Workers' Compensation Programs, Department of Labor
20 CFR 10.320-324 Directed Medical Examinations
20 CFR 10.330-333 Medical Reports
20 CFR 10.505-509 Return to work - employer's responsibilities
Title 28 Judicial Administration July 1, 2006
Part 39 Enforcement of nondiscrimination on the basis of handicap in programs or activities conducted by the Department of Justice
28 CFR 39.103 Definitions - definition of handicap and handicapped person
28 CFR 39.140 Employment
Title 29 Labor July 1, 2006
Part 1614 Federal sector equal employment opportunity and Sections 501 and 505 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 Prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals with disabilities who work in the federal government
Part 1630 Regulations to implement the equal employment provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act
29 CFR 1630.2(e)(2) Definitions - (e) Employer (2) exceptions
29 CFR 1630.13 Prohibited medical examinations and inquiries
29 CFR 1630.14 Medical examinations and inquiries specifically permitted
Part 1640 Procedures for coordinating the investigation of complaints or charges of employment discrimination based on disability subject to the Americans with Disabilities Act and section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
Part 1904 Recording and reporting occupational injuries and illnesses
Part 1910 Occupational safety and health standards
1910.19 Special provisions for air contaminants
1910.95 Occupational noise exposure
1910.134 Respiratory protection
Part 1910 (§1910.1000-end) July 1, 2003
1910.1030 Bloodborne pathogens
1910.1200 Hazard Communication
Title 42 Public Health Oct. 1, 2006
Part 40 Confidentiality of alcohol and drug abuse patient records
Title 49 Transportation Oct. 1, 2006
Part 40 Procedures for transportation workplace drug testing programs
Part 382 Controlled substances and alcohol use and testing