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 spite of push back from businesses and insurance companies, the Illinois Workers' Compensation Commission issued a correction to last week's COVID-19 presumption that includes members of the news media.
According to the New School Center for New York City Affairs, changes the state's workers' compensation system have had a negative impact on benefits for injured workers and workplace safety.
Changes proposed by the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation would include anti-inflammatory patches and topical pain spray in the state's drug formulary, if approved.
This edition also includes an update from Connecticut.
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