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Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper signed into law bills that will create an uninsured employers fund, and allow workers to be compensated for post-traumatic stress disorder and other mental impairments.
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Oregon Gov. Kate Brown on Tuesday signed into law a bill that would allow the Department of Consumer and Business Services to certify self-insurance programs created by intergovernmental agreements.
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Oregon Gov. Kate Brown on Wednesday signed into law five workers’ compensation bills, including measures that increase permanent disability benefits and simplify how death benefits are calculated.
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Oregon Gov. Kate Brown has created a task force of medical experts and government officials charged with identifying and implementing efforts to reduce abuse and misuse of opioids in the state.
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Montana Gov. Steve Bullock vetoed a bill that would have allowed employers to deny benefits to workers who fail to disclose a pre-existing condition before being hired, as well as a measure that would allow carriers to terminate benefits on accepted cases if they find evidence of fraud.