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:
- 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.
This edition also includes updates about Maryland and Missouri.
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