State of the States, July 19

Posted by Danielle Jaffee on Jul 22, 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:
  • HB1005 which is intended to give first responders mental health coverage, was filed with the Pennsylvania state senate. 
  • Starting on January 1 2020, all New Hampshire pharmacies will be required to apply orange labels on prescription bottles that contain an opioid. 
  • Rhode Island Governor, Gina Raimondo, signed HB5537. This act restricts initial opioid prescriptions for adults and minors to a 7-day supply. 

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This edition also includes updates in states like New Jersey, Ohio, and Connecticut.

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Topics: Legislative