Reducing Disability Durations and Improving Claim Outcomes Through the Use of Transitional Duty
Transitional duty is defined as a temporary assignment to a modified (schedule, job tasks) version of one’s regular job or even reassignment to another position while recovering from injury or illness with the goal of returning to full duty upon recovery. Transitional duty is about identifying what an employee can do and matching their capabilities to a work assignment.
Studies have shown that extended time away from work can have negative consequences. For many individuals, work ...
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