State of the States, November 15

 

State of the States Nov 15

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:

  • The California Workers' Compensation Institute found that the use of opioids in lost-time claims has dropped 51% over the last decade. 
  • The Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry proposed new regulations that expands workers' comp coverage for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in first responders.  
  • Florida Commissioner, David Altmaier, approved a rate reduction of 7.5% for the state's workers' compensation system. 

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This edition also includes an update in the state of Kentucky and an article of interest from JAMA Internal Medicine. 

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