Today’s issue of WorkCompRecap features NCCI’s recent release of its update piece and on-demand webinar on Hot Topics in workers’ compensation, which highlights the latest legislative activity affecting the industry.
NCCI noted that this year it tracked more than 800 state and federal workers comp related bills and monitored almost 200 regulations. Legislation impacting workers’ comp coverage for first responders continued to be a hot topic, with more than 100 bills considered. Other hot topics included legalization of marijuana; prescription drugs, with about 20 states considering legislation addressing prescription drugs in workers’ compensation; the gig economy, where several states considered and a few passed legislation on worker classification; and air ambulances.
Find out more (including a link to the free webinar!) by clicking here!