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Unread 01-18-2012, 12:11 AM
Leave of absence

My doctor has filled out my paper work for my surgery and has submitted only 6weeks leave for abdomen hysterectomy. Doesnot seem sufficient.
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Unread 01-18-2012, 12:27 AM
Re: Leave of absence

I guess they would extend it after that if you're still needing additional leave. I know that I had to do this after my six weeks was up for an ovarian cyst removal, and it was easily accepted by my workplace.
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Unread 01-18-2012, 09:35 AM
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I think 6 weeks is the norm, but as you get closer to your return to work date, you can get it extended if you need additional time. I just called my disability company and was advised of my 6 week approval and the need to have doctor supply additional paperwork to support a request for additional time. I'm hoping 6 weeks is enough. I'm 6 days post op and am already bored out of my mind.
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Unread 01-18-2012, 11:19 AM
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My dr only wrote my hubby out of work for 3 days!! Thank goodness for vacation time! I on the other hand am still on FULL bedrest and im 10 weeks post op! Dr claims my body is not healing. Ofcourse w out help @ home and 3 kids and living on a farm..... its been hard! I use to work in insurance and according to the insurance company 6 weeks is the max amount of time they want to pay for ANYTHING surgery related!
Our country is run by the insurance company and the drug companys!"
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Unread 01-18-2012, 11:42 AM
Re: Leave of absence

Does anyone know what the norm leave time is for an LAVH?
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