Having been in the Absence industry for over 20 years, I've learned a lot about the FMLA, PFML, and the ADA. I have enjoyed amazing partnerships and positions with large carriers, small employers, cutting edge software vendors, and leading educators like the DMEC. Having authored the CLMS (Certified Leave Management Specialist) offering, the number one thing I have learned is that there is so much more to learn now and in the future. If you are bored doing Absence Management work, it is only because you aren't paying attention!
I think we’re likely to see an increase in behavioral health claims due to the toll the pandemic has taken on people’s mental health, especially among front-line healthcare workers.27 April 2021