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Who is affected by the change in the VGLI no-health period?

Published 10/24/2012 02:16 PM   |    Updated 11/08/2012 11:01 AM
Who is affected by the change in the VGLI no-health period?

The change in the VGLI no-health period affects only Servicemembers who separate from service on or after November 1, 2012, as explained below.

If you separated before November 1, 2012

You still have 120 days from separation to apply for VGLI without answering any health questions. After this period, you must answer health questions to obtain VGLI.

If you separated on or after November 1, 2012

You have 240 days from separation to apply for VGLI without answering any health questions. After this period, you must answer health questions to obtain VGLI.