State of the States, June 12

Electronic prescribing in Michigan

 

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:

  • Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker signed a bill into law that will establish a COVID-19 presumption for most essential workers, as well as certain other employees who work with the public.
  • In spite of push back from employers throughout the state, Colorado is closer to offering COVID-19 coverage to essential workers under the state's workers' compensation system.
  • The Michigan House is ready to take up a bill that would require the use of electronic prescribing for benzodiazepines and opioids.

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This edition also includes updates from Mississippi and New York. 

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