State of the States, July 16

Firefighters in MissouriWhat'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:

  • Governor Parson of Missouri enacted a new bill that establishes a voluntary cancer benefits pool for eligible firefighters in the state.
  • The Governor of Colorado enacted a new bill that will expand the state's PDMP to include monitoring of all prescription drugs dispensed within the state.
  • The North Carolina Industrial Commission found that almost 70% of COVID-19 workers' compensation claims within the state were denied from the beginning of the pandemic until May 31, 2021.

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This edition includes an update on New Jersey.  

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