State of the States, November 22

 

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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 2020, Colorado will see a decrease in workers' compensation premiums for the sixth straight year in a row. 
  • New York University has released a new study that links the increased misuse of opioids to a higher rate of on-the-job injuries in the construction and mining fields. 
  • The Wisconsin Senate is considering a bill to expand workers' compensation coverage for first responders to include PTSD. 

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This edition also includes updates from New Jersey and Ohio. 

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