State of the States, May 28

Firefighters in Portland, ORWhat'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 Governor of Nebraska signed a new bill into law that would allow correctional officers to be eligible for mental health coverage under workers' compensation.
  • Last week, the Colorado Senate held a hearing on a bill that would require the PDMP tracking of all prescription drugs, not just controlled substances.
  • The Oregon State Senate passed a bill that would expand the workers' compensation eligibility for firefighters in Portland, who were formerly excluded due to the city having its own disability and retirement systems.

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This edition also includes an update on national news.  

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