TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/AP) – A bill that aims at lowering workers’ compensation insurance costs is now on its way to Gov. Rick Scott’s desk for signing.
The legislation passed the Florida House on Wednesday. The measure, SB 662, would revise the total reimbursement costs for some of the prescription drugs used by hurt workers.READ MORE: Grim Milestone, Florida Surpasses 50,000 Deaths From COVID-19 Since Start Of Pandemic
The bill cleared the Senate earlier this week on a 39-0 vote. A staff analysis measured that the bill would lower workers’ compensation costs by about $20 million.READ MORE: Violent Crash In NW Miami-Dade, One Person Killed
One of the bill’s key provisions would cap the reimbursement rate for repackaged or relabeled drugs.MORE NEWS: Florida Woman Records Close Encounter With Alligator While Paddleboarding
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