State of the States, December 10

iStock-1345685231What's happening this week in workers' compensation? IWP's weekly legislative wrap-up, State of the States, keeps you up to date on important matters within the workers' compensation and pharmacy arena.

This week's legislative wrap-up contains updates including:

  • Workplace safety improvements coupled with staffing shortages nationwide contributed
    to premium declines in recent years for workers’ comp.
  • Last week, the NCCI released its findings from a survey of over 100 workers’ compensation executives regarding hot topics in the industry.
  • The Industrial Commission in Arizona held a stakeholder meeting on December 9th to address workers’ compensation issues that arose this year.
  • In New Jersey, legislators gear up for 2022 Garden State lawmakers pre-filed a measure that would allow medical cannabis to be reimbursed in workers’ compensation.
  • Meanwhile in Pennsylvania, Statehouse lawmakers introduced HB2135 last week in response to the federal government’s vaccine mandates that faces court challenges.
  • South Carolina is also considering a bill regarding the potential adverse effects of the covid-19 vaccine.

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This edition includes an update on national news.  

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