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Managed Absence Programs (MAP)
Administering and tracking federal and state-supported leaves is an overwhelming task for many employers.
 

WHY OUTSOURCE?

Outsourcing leave administration allows companies to benefit from the experience of highly trained, experienced absence management professionals who can help with:

 
  • Compliance with federal and state leave laws
  • Consistent leave report processes
  • ADA considerations
  • Job descriptions that match current physical and cognitive capabilities
  • Management of intermittent leaves

 

FLEXIBLE MANAGEMENT OF A WIDE RANGE OF LEAVES  
 
MAPs is a fully integrated leave administration program. All absences are managed concurrently allowing employees to quickly transition from federal or state leaves to any other short-or long-term benefits as needed. Symetra leave administration services include:
 
  • Federal family and medical leave act (FMLA) including, military leave provisions
  • State family and medical leaves including domestic violence, military and school activity leaves
  • Short-term disability (STD)
  • Long-term disability (LTD)
  • New York Disability Benefits Law (DBL) and New Jersey Temporary Disability Benefits (TDB)
  • Company-sponsored leaves such as extended maternity and paternity leave
  • Tracking services for personal leaves, jury duty, sabbaticals and more
  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requirements

 

GROUP SIZE REQUIREMENTS
200 or more eligible employees


CLIENT ADVANTAGES
Employers who choose Symetra get a professionally managed absence program that reduces their risk of noncompliance while significantly reducing the burden of administering employee time away. Benefits include:
 
  • Certified FMLA administrators averaging seven years of experience
  • Single intake process for FMLA and STD claims
  • Telephonic submission for all leaves - no file feed requirements
  • Customized implementation, free from internal disruptions
  • A dedicated implementation manager 
  • Consolidated reporting of all leaves
 

1 Mercer Health & Benefits, LLC. Survey on the Total Financial Impact of Employee Absences. Portland, OR June 2010 

     




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