State of the States, July 24

Workers' comp benefits for VA teachers

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:

  • Governor Ned Lamont of Connecticut announced his decision to release an executive order granting COVID-19 presumption benefits to essential employees.
  • VACORP, the largest insurer for local school systems in Virginia, stated this week that school employees aren't likely to receive workers' compensation benefits if they contract COVID-19.
  • In New York, legislators continue to work on passing a bill that would expand the list of providers that can treat workers' compensation injuries.

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This edition also includes updates from Kentucky and Rhode Island.  

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