Tag: PTSD

March 25, 2022
First Responder PTSD Bills Return to the Forefront

After a drop in activity due to the pandemic, five states are now considering legislation.

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March 7, 2021
COVID-19-Related Stress Among Emergency Department Workers

Among 1,600 emergency department workers, 46% had burnout symptoms.

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January 7, 2020
MDMA Gains Steam for PTSD Treatment

Phase 3 studies are underway, and current research sees potential for MDMA in psychotherapy.

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December 9, 2019
New Drug Developments Impacting Comp

A biosimilar to Humira is approved, the FDA Fast Tracks a PTSD drug, and more.

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December 6, 2019
Minnesota Proposes PTSD Treatment Guidelines

Beyond compensability, Minnesota considers rules for evaluation, treatment planning, acceptable psychotherapies, and more.

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May 6, 2019
Growing Trend: Expanding Cancer Coverage for Firefighters

Florida enacted a law to cover 21 different cancers, while other states like Montana, Maryland, and Virginia have recently passed similar laws.

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February 4, 2019
PTSD Coverage: More States Draft Legislation

Kentucky, Connecticut, Idaho, and West Virginia proposed bills to make PTSD compensable for first responders.

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January 8, 2019
What’s Ahead for 2019 Workers’ Comp Regulations

As 2018’s legislative trends continue to spill into 2019, what big initiatives might impact workers’ comp this year?

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December 8, 2018
Hero’s Welcome: Growing PTSD Coverage for First Responders

Formulary and claims management considerations for populations at risk for “mental-only” cases of PTSD.

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November 7, 2018
Midterm Marijuana Updates

More states allow for the legalization of recreational and medical marijuana, while others consider insurance reimbursement.

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