Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin’s recent announcement of her signature of HB 1948, which takes aim at the state’s prescription drug abuse problem by requiring doctors to check the state’s prescription drug monitoring program (PDMP) before prescribing opioids. The AIA praised Fallin for her leadership on the issue, as well as the bill’s sponsors, Rep. Doug Cox and Sen. A.J. Griffin. Find out more by clicking here!
Also in the news today is Patriot National’s announcement of its acquisition of TriGen Insurance Solutions, a specialty insurance brokerage based in Boca Raton, Florida, with offices in Orlando and Atlanta. The total purchase price, assuming all earn-out criteria are met, would be a maximum of $9.74 million, or approximately 4.5 times its 2015 EBITDA forecast. Find out more by clicking here!