State of the States, August 9

Posted by Danielle Jaffee on Aug 12, 2019 8:00:00 AM

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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:

  • Texas doctor's and pharmacists will now have until March 2020 to comply with new prescribing requirements. 
  • The Workers' Compensation Insurance Rating bureau is recommending a reduction in premiums for California's workers' comp in 2020.
  • Beginning this fall, federal workers injured on the job will be limited to an initial seven-day supply of opioids. 

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This edition also includes updates form the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, and the state of Kentucky. 

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Topics: Legislative