New opioid prescribing guidelines introduced at Administration press conference

New opioid prescribing guidelines introduced at Administration press conference

On Monday morning, the Wolf Administration introduced opioid prescription guidelines for workers' compensation in hopes of helping health care providers determine what opioids should be prescribed for the treatment of someone who has been hurt on the job.

Monday, July 16, 2018/Author: Kara Barmoy
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VIDEO: House Labor committee passes one workers comp bill but chairman puts a hold on another

VIDEO: House Labor committee passes one workers comp bill but chairman puts a hold on another

On Monday afternoon the House Labor and Industry Committee met to consider two pieces of Workers' Compensation legislation - House Bill 1840 and Senate Bill 676. One - HB 1840 by Chairman Rob Kauffman (R-Franklin) - was amended and passed with along a party-line vote with Republicans voting in favor, however SB 676 was amended and held in committee. The PLS Reporter spoke with Chairman Kauffman to find out more about his legislation, and why SB 676 was held over.
Monday, June 4, 2018/Author: Kara Barmoy
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