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Lawmakers in Oklahoma this month have introduced 19 bills that would make changes to the state’s workers compensation code.
Among them are bills that address compensability for a worker who uses marijuana without a medical marijuana card, post-traumatic stress benefits for first responders, the balance limits on the state’s Self-insurance Guaranty Fund and fee schedules for medical providers. Other bills focus on administrative changes, such as modifying definitions under the state’s comp laws.
The measures set for consideration once the legislative session begins on Feb. 4 include:
The Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that an exemption in the state’s workers compensation law is unconstitutional.