Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features a legislative update from Helios announcing Nevada’s signing into law of Senate Bill 231, which aims to improve workers’ comp pharmacy costs by limiting physician dispensing. Provisions included limiting dispensing of certain controlled substances beyond an initial supply, requiring use of original NDCs for certain medications, and preventing those providers from charging for a non-prescription medication. The bill is scheduled to take effect on January 1st of next year. Find out more by clicking here!
Also in the news today is Texas Mutual’s announcement that its board of directors voted unanimously to approve a company-record $225 million dividend distribution in 2015. Qualifying policyholder owners across Texas will share the dividend, which will be distributed beginning in July. Find out more by clicking here!