New York has joined eleven other states in adopting their own workers’ comp drug formulary. The New York formulary, which goes into effect beginning December 2019, will apply to all prescriptions regardless of date of injury.
As we turn our calendar pages to July and officially start the beginning of summer, seven states and the District of Columbia are still in session. Thousands of bills have been introduced across the country, making the 2019 session one for the books. Although we cannot predict the future, these are hot topics that politicians and legislators are continuing to discuss.
Jon Stewart gave a heartfelt speech to a near empty congress in June 2019 as he advocated for the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund (VCF). The comedian and activist painted a tragic yet realistic picture of the current state of our country and Federal Government.