State of the States, December 13

 

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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:

  • Two bills that would expand workers' compensation coverage for first responders have been pre-filed with the Missouri legislature. 
  • The Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation has released proposed changes to the state's current regulations around prescribing opioids and other medications. 
  • Similar to California, New York legislature is considering a bill that would create a new employee test to determine an employee's status and their associated benefits. 

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This edition also includes an update from Texas and Virginia. 

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