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Bill Would Increase Weekly Benefit, Cap Duration, Impose Formulary

By J. Todd Foster (Reporter)

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 | 224 | 0 | 125 min read

Nearly a year after workers’ compensation reforms failed to pass the Kentucky Senate, a lawmaker again is making a run at legislation that would mandate a drug formulary, medical treatment guidelines and a 15-year cap on permanent partial disability medical benefits. Rep. Adam Koenig Rep. Adam Koenig, R-Erlanger, introduced House Bill 2 on Monday. He said in a telephone interview that it is designed to make Kentucky more business friendly and competitive with other states.  Kentucky ranked 36th in the nation for employer cost of workers' comp coverage, meaning onl...

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