State of the States, August 30

Posted by Danielle Jaffee on Sep 2, 2019 8:30:00 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:

  • Johnson and Johnson has been ordered to pay $572 million in the Oklahoma Opioid Case. 
  • The California Assembly Appropriations Committee discussed the potential adoption of SB542 which would make PTSD compensable for police and firefighters.  
  • Several bills relating to opioids and the prescription drug monitoring program will be discussed on September 10th by the Massachusetts Joint Committee on Public Health. 

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This edition also includes updates in Arizona and Oklahoma 

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Topics: Legislative