Delta introduced a Reclaim My Status feature
for Medallion members who temporarily are unable to travel due to a major life
The feature allows members who have such an event -- becoming
a parent or facing a serious illness or injury, for example -- to apply via
Delta's website to get their Medallion status reinstated.
Upon approval, Delta
will reactivate their status for three months, and so long as the traveler
meets spending and traveling requirements during that three-month period, the
status is then reinstated through the end of the next calendar year.
Source: Business Travel News