Do these new laws pertain to you in 2022?
The following is a list of select new laws passed during the 2021 regular and special legislative sessions that took effect on January 1, 2022.
Opioid screening limits were repealed. Medical Assistance must cover screenings and urinalysis tests for opioids without lifetime or annual limits.
Pregnancy accommodations. An employer with 15 or more employees will be required to provide “reasonable accommodations to an employee for health conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth upon request, with the advice of a licensed healthcare provider or certified doula, unless the employer demonstrates that the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of the employer’s business.”
The omnibus employment and economic development law states examples may include a “temporary transfer to a less strenuous or hazardous position, seating, frequent restroom breaks and limits to heavy lifting.”
Health and Human Services
Medical Assistance coverage, substance use treatment rate increase. . .