State of the States, April 10

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What'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:


  • In Florida, Insurance Commissioner David Altmaier put out a memo saying that health care workers, first responders, and others who test positive for Coronavirus after being exposed at work would qualify for workers' compensation. 
  • The Minnesota legislature unanimously passed a bill that establishes a workers' compensation presumption for COVID-19.

  • New York's Workers' Compensation Board announced the delay of the second phase of their drug formulary, which is now set to begin its final implementation on January 1, 2021.

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This edition also includes updates from Massachusetts. 

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