Traditional FMLA Rules

•Traditional FMLA Rules – Not Altered by New Legislation •Employees 50+ •Unpaid FMLA-protected leave for “Serious Health Condition” of employee, spouse, child, or parent •Any hospitalization •Employee Misses at least three days of work and under the continuous treatment of a health provider •Continuous treatment means multiple visits to provider (could be a tele-visit) or at least one visit and continuing treatment such as Rx •Remember – Benefits during FMLA-protected leave •Applies to traditional or new expanded FMLA leave •Must continue group health plan benefits under the same terms as if the employee was actively at work •Including  the same employer and employee contributions