Standard Offers Absence Management Services

June 10, 2009 ( - Standard Insurance Company, a subsidiary of StanCorp Financial Group, Inc., announced the launch of its new Absence Management Services for employers.

The announcement said the new, comprehensive services are designed to help companies with ten or more employees, in any industry, with the management of employee leave such as Short Term Disability, Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), vacation and other time off.

Components of The Standard’s Absence Management Services include streamlined intake for employees and employers via Web or phone, complete compliance with all federal and state regulations governing FMLA leave, and dedicated customer service with extended hours of operations, according to the announcement. The services feature administration of disability claims and real-time reporting that notifies employers of employee absences, reveals absence patterns, and enables them to redirect resources as needed.

Employees are also given access to a Personal Health Advocate to assist them and their immediate families as they navigate the health care system – helping to improve their health and well-being.

In addition, The Standard’s Absence Management Services allow companies to easily tailor the product to meet their needs.

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