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The 2015 Guardian Absence Management Activity Index and Study

The 2015 Guardian Absence Management Activity Index And Study

Amidst a challenging benefits environment where employers are reacting to new health care reform laws, tight budgets, and heightened pressure on productivity, the importance of absence management remains strong. Employers have had to focus greater attention on their absence tracking … Continue reading

IRS Releases Another Notice Continuing Discussions on the Cadillac Tax

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New Developments Regarding Coverage of Contraceptives and Preventive Services

There have been a number of recent developments regarding coverage of contraceptives, including a definition of closely held corporations and court cases rejecting challenges to the process for accommodating the mandate to cover contraceptives.  Under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), … Continue reading

Early Intervention & RTW Best Practices: A Whitepaper from Zurich

Early Intervention & RTW Best Practices

We have often heard that “early intervention” is a key factor in effective workplace disability management and the principle of “early return to work” is essential to achieving successful rehabilitation outcomes. However, according to Donald E. Shrey, co-author of “Principles … Continue reading

2015 Leadership Series White Paper: Best Practices in Managing Absence in Call Centers

2015 Leadership Series White Paper

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Join the conversation: Establishing Work and Full Participation as Accountable Health Outcomes

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) wants to hear from you! How can we reduce the number of working adults who lose their jobs or leave the workforce after their ability to work has been … Continue reading

25 Years Later – ADA and Integrated Absence and Disability

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Social Security Disability Insurance Fund Will Be Depleted Soon

The Social Security Board of Trustees has released its annual report on the long-term financial status of the Social Security Trust Funds.  The Disability Insurance (DI) Trust Fund will become depleted in 2016, unchanged from last year’s estimate. ——– The … Continue reading