Ensure FMLA Medical Certifications are Complete and Authentic
In the article “Ensure FMLA Medical Certifications are Complete and Authentic,” Myra Creighton comments from personal experience on the importance of HR knowing who can provide medical certifications. “Any health care provider from whom an employer or the employer's group health plan's benefits manager will accept certification of the existence of a serious health condition to substantiate a claim for benefits," she said. Myra notes that it is also important to be aware of any patterns such as employees always taking the Friday or Monday off before or after a holiday, or if the employee is maxing out their FMLA intermittent leave each year.
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