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Using Medical Experts in Determining Leave Under ADA and FMLA

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July 30, 2018
1:00 pm ET (12 pm CT, 11 am MT, 10 am PT)
1 hour 30 minutes
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Reduce FMLA and ADA abuse and stay in compliance when using medical certifications and second opinions.

Many employers encompassed within the guidelines of the FMLA and ADA do not understand all of their rights and responsibilities with obtaining the required medical certifications accompanying the necessary paperwork of an eligible employee's request for leave. They also do not understand when it is beneficial to obtain medical recertification or employer health care provider second opinions to ensure employee safety on the job and to mitigate the expense of FMLA and ADA abuse in their workplace. This topic helps the persons responsible for handling and processing FMLA and ADA paperwork to understand how to review employee medical certifications to ensure clarity and completeness in the health care provider's documentation of the serious health condition and then to understand and know the proper procedures of when it becomes necessary to seek medical recertification or a second opinion from an employer health care provider. Failing to understand the regulations set forth by the FMLA and ADA as they pertain to medical certifications recertifications and second opinions is one of the most common errors employers make in ensuring compliance with these acts. This information is critical for employers in ensuring the safety of their employees and customers but also to mitigate the rising expenses of FMLA and ADA abuse.

Learning Objectives

  • You will be able to describe the necessary steps an employer must take before requesting medical certifications and medical second opinions for compliance under both FMLA and ADA regulations.
  • You will be able to discuss the legal trends and recent case decisions in this area of the law.
  • You will be able to identify and understand when it is appropriate for an employer to ask for a medical exam to evaluate employees' ability to perform the essential functions of their job.
  • You will be able to review employee medical certifications and take necessary steps to ensure the forms are complete and all ambiguities have been clarified.


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