State of the States, January 17

 

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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:

  • The New York Senate Labor committee is considering a bill that would authorize occupational therapy assistants and physical therapy assistants to treat workers' compensation claimants. 
  • A new law in Maine that places increased fees and oversight on opioid manufacturers who are doing business in the state went into effect this past weekend. 
  • The first workers' compensation bill has been filed in the Oklahoma senate. The bill could potentially cause employers to be liable for both torts and workers' compensation claims. 

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This edition also includes an update from California as well as a national update. 

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