State of the States, October 1st

iStock-1258084144What'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 South Carolina state’s professional firefighters' association is calling on state legislators for increased workers’ compensation protections as the Delta variant continues to sweep its way through the country.
  • Michigan state leaders in Lansing are looking to codify the state’s expired Covid presumption for first responders.
  • Meanwhile, in Florida, despite a large summer wave of Covid-19 cases reported in the state, workers’ compensation claims continue to decrease in recent months.
  • Coventry, a workers’ compensation PBM, released a whitepaper this week outlining major challenges for workers’ compensation now regarding holistic health.

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This edition includes an update on national news.  

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