Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features news on the progression of two different Workers’ Comp Bills in two states. First up, Washington Governor Chris Gregoire signed SB 5801 in the State of Washington, which among its provisions also includes plans for the development of electronic methods of tracking evidence-based quality measures and outcomes…indicating that analytics may gain an expanded role as they move forward. Find out more by clicking here.
Second in our “Bill Review” (clever, right? ha ha) is the approval by Oklahoma’s Senate of SB 878, as crafted in coordination with Governor Mary Fallin’s Workers Compensation Study Group, which includes members of the legislature and business professionals. After passing the senate with a 44-0 vote, it will head to the House for consideration. Find out more by clicking here.