State of the States, March 5

ePrescribing in NebraskaWhat'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 Arizona Supreme Court awarded workers' compensation benefits for PTSD to a sheriff's deputy who witnessed a death on duty, but stated the ruling wouldn't apply to all mental injuries experienced by law enforcement.
  • In Illinois, the Governor extended the COVID presumption for first responders and other essential workers through the end of June.
  • Nebraska is currently considering a bill that would mandate the use of electronic prescribing for all controlled substances beginning on January 1, 2022.

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This edition also includes updates about Minnesota and New Jersey.  

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