State of the States, January 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:

  • A new bill has been filed in the Vermont legislature that would require pharmacies to place a warning label on all prescription bottles that contain opioids. 
  • Florida is considering joining many states across the country in adopting mandatory ePrescribing for all prescriptions in the state. 
  • A New Hampshire bill would require providers to notify their patients of the risk of opioids and receive verbal acknowledgement from the patient before dispensing the opioid. 

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This edition also includes an update from Maryland, Pennsylvania as well as a national update. 

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