Except as provided in paragraph (E) of rule 123:1-33-12 of the Administrative Code, the length of eligibility for claims filed before October 29, 2006 is governed by rule 123:1-33-12 of the Administrative Code.
(A) An employee remains eligible for disability leave benefits until it is determined that the employee is not longer disabled, the effective date of retirement from a state employees' retirement system, or the employee has utilized a lifetime maximum of twelve months of paid disability leave.
(B) The length of a disability shall be calculated and prorated on a daily basis when the employee is participating in a transitional work program pursuant to paragraph (B) of rule 123:1-33-07 of the Administrative Code or in a temporary part-time position pursuant to paragraph (A) of rule 123:1-33-07 of the Administrative Code. All hours worked during an authorized transitional work program or in a temporary part-time position shall not be counted toward the employee's lifetime maximum up to a limit of ninety days total. All disability hours paid pursuant to an authorized transitional work program of a part-time position shall count toward the employee's lifetime maximum.
(C) All disability leave benefits that were granted for claims file on or after October 29, 2006 shall be counted toward the lifetime maximum limitation established in paragraph (A) of this rule.