Bill Status of HB2587 102nd General Assembly
Short Description: WORKERS COMP-PAIN MANAGEMENT
Rep. Thomas M. Bennett - Dan Ugaste, Andrew S. Chesney, Steven Reick, Darren Bailey and Chris Miller
| 1/13/2021||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Workers' Compensation Act. Requires a recipient of certain pain management medication to sign a written agreement with the prescribing physician agreeing to comply with the conditions of the prescription. Prohibits additional prescriptions while the recipient is noncompliant. Limits the applicability of the lack of pain management as a consideration in awarding benefits. Provides for the disclosure of violations of the agreement upon request by the employer. Requires a prescribing physician to file quarterly reports to obtain payment. Effective immediately.