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State Capitol

Moving in the Right Direction

On September 7, 2021 representatives of the Coalition to save injured workers met with assembly senior staff to discuss legislation to provide a safety net for those that fall through the cra

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NYS Capitol

State Assembly Let Injured Workers Down

Last week the 2021 legislative session came to a close. It was a sad day as the state Assembly failed to act in getting injured workers the care they need.

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Titan

Small Pharmacies Can Have a Big Impact on those Hurt on the Job

ALBANY – Peter Levis, Supervising Pharmacist, and George Rontiris, Owner, of Titan Pharmacy in Astoria Queens are trying to do the right thing, but New York law does not offer the

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NYs AFL CIO

NYS AFL-CIO Supports S. 1026

The Coalition to Protect Injured Workers would like to bring to your attention that the the New York State AFL-CIO, representing over 2.5 million workers, has announced their support for legislatio

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IWBA Support Memo

IWBA Support Memo

The Injured Workers' Bar Association is a statewide organization of lawyers dedicated to protecting the rights of the injured and disabled working people of New York.

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Letter To WCB From Psychiatrists

Letter To WCB From Psychiatrists

Daniel Kuhn M.D., P.C.
Integrative Neuropsychiatric Services

200 W. 57th Street
Suite 1205
New York, NY 10019

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Support Memo  S7245 (Ramos / A8117 (Bronson) Relates to contracted network pharmacy use

Support Memo S7245 (Ramos / A8117 (Bronson) Relates to contracted network pharmacy use

The Pharmacists Society of the State of New York (“PSSNY”) supports the passage of this legislation that will protect patient choice in the selection of their pharmacy.

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It is becoming increasing difficult to work within the NYS WCB system.

WORKERS COMPENSATION FORMULARY FAILING INJURED WORKERS

The NYS WCB pharmacy formulary implementation is bad.  From across the spectrum of the workers’ compensation world – patients, prescribers, attorneys, pharmacies – the same news i

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The fight for better drug deals

The fight for better drug deals

As the New York state legislative session kicks into high gear, the debate over prescription drug prices is back on the table. Gov.

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COVID-19’s Top Legal and Regulatory Pitfalls for Workers’ Comp — What to Watch Out For

COVID-19’s Top Legal and Regulatory Pitfalls for Workers’ Comp — What to Watch Out For

The state-level workers’ comp system is difficult enough to navigate in an average world.

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Pharmacy Organizations React to Veto of New York State PBM Reform Bill

Pharmacy Organizations React to Veto of New York State PBM Reform Bill

Pharmacy organizations are responding to New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's veto of bill S.6531.