The following table outlines the break-in-service policy:
If the break-in-service is...
one pay period or less
There will be no lapse in coverage. The system will automatically reflect the fellow or employee's original effective date as the effective date of coverage. However, the missed back deduction must be taken by inputting a special element into the person's record.
more than one pay period
Coverage terminates 28 days from the last day of employment or eligible status for graduate students and on the last day of eligible status for fellows.