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TSGLI May A Service Member Appeal If He or She Applies For A TSGLI Benefit And Is Denied?

Published 08/10/2012 03:36 PM   |    Updated 04/30/2013 08:59 AM
May A Service Member Appeal If He or She Applies For A TSGLI Benefit And Is Denied?

Yes, a Servicemember may appeal if denied TSGLI.

1. If the Servicemember is appealing a decision based on eligibility criteria such as their loss or the circumstances surrounding the traumatic injury causing the loss, the Servicemember should contact the appropriate branch of service TSGLI office.

2. If the Servicemember is appealing a decision based on whether they had TSGLI coverage at the time of the traumatic injury, the Servicemember should contact the Office of Servicemembers' Group Life Insurance at 1-800-419-1473 to file an appeal.

All appeals must be in writing and must be filed within one year of the date of the denial.