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Shifting tide of policy

Asserting control over the drug crisis

From the overall compliance perspective to the individual claims response, structure is being built around the use of drugs within a claim in an effort to curb potential dangers. Governments, pharmacy retailers and employers are looking for ways to take back control through legislation, drug formularies, first fill limitations and more.

Collaborating for compliance

To avoid getting caught in the compliance web of ERISA, MSA, FMLA, ADA and state requirements, collaboration becomes more necessary between disability, leave of absence and workers’ compensation. We expect regulatory complexity to continue to increase, and fines and litigation to be a looming threat for non-compliance.

Expanding leave programs

Parental leave, caregiver leave and other paid leave programs will become more of a focus based on recent trends, changes and a growing need among employee populations. With high potential for additional state and municipal legislation, stirrings of movement toward federal leave mandates, and a groundswell of support for expanded leave options as a recruiting and retention benefit, we must be ready to support increasing demands as we help our employee populations care for their own health and the welfare of their families.

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