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New York Life Absence Assist℠

Gain a collaborative partner to help ease employee burdens during stressful times, improve return-to-work outcomes, and enhance productivity. New York Life Group Benefit Solutions and our expert teams deliver a simpler, human-centered approach.


You can depend on us for personalized clinical and vocational plans, and fully-connected services that provide cost savings and end-to-end coverage.


It’s all designed to bring financial security and peace of mind. That’s how we’re Putting Benefits To Work For PeopleSM.

Enriched offerings 

Simplify the benefit experience for you and your employees. Our integrated absence solution allows for a holistic approach to absence management, regardless of the applicable benefits or entitlements.

Comprehensive solutions

Get a full suite of disability, leave and ADA capabilities to help meet regulatory leave requirements and your company-specific needs.

Digital convenience

Digital capabilities include an easy-to-use portal that consolidates all absence activity for self-service options anytime, anywhere.

Caring guidance

Expert teams connect the dots across all your absence programs1 to provide the care, simplicity, and support employees deserve.

Absence Regulatory Guide

Stay up to date on critical absence topics and state legislation updates.

Smart Data Connectivity

Flexible options to integrate data into your existing HR system helps you accelerate HR processes, make employee enrollment easy and intuitive, and simplify absence and claim tracking. New York Life Absence AssistSM uses smart connectivity to help employers make the most of their technology investments, starting with Workday®.

Customizable benefit options

A single absence manager connects-the-dots across all absence types1 while one portal powers your program needs.

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1All applicable programs that are administered by NYL GBS.

2For FMLA information, see

3Please consult applicable state websites for the most current state leave regulation information.

4This material and page are not intended for use with residents of New Mexico.

Policy forms: Disability -TL-004700 et al.