State of the States, March 19

First responders in KansasWhat'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:

  • In Nebraska, a bill that would mandate the use of electronic prescribing for controlled substances is getting top priority for the legislative session.
  • The Illinois legislature is considering two workers' compensation bills, one which calls for the adoption of a drug formulary and another that would make updates to the fee schedule.
  • Advocates for first responders are pushing the Kansas legislature to take up a bill that would make it easier for the state's first responders to collect workers' compensation coverage for PTSD.

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This edition also includes updates about Maryland and Missouri.  

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