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Assembly Bill 1140

Relating To: creating the Private Health Insurance Purchasing Corporation of Wisconsin, establishing a health insurance purchasing arrangement through the use of private accounts for all state residents, adopting federal law as it relates to health savings accounts for state income and franchise tax purposes, making appropriations, and providing a penalty.
Bill Text and History
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Lobbying Principals

Principal Name Notified Date Communication Date Comments Supporting Documentation  
AARP Notified Date 4/25/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
4/25/2006

Comments
We support the proposal but are concerned that the quid pro quo financing and savings is not included in the bill. The proposal represents a compromise and the spirit of that compromise should remain intact throughout future negotiations.
Council for Affordable Health Insurance Notified Date 10/25/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
10/25/2006

Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce Notified Date 3/29/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
3/29/2006

Milwaukee Jewish Council for Community Relations, Inc. Notified Date 4/24/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
4/24/2006

Milwaukee Police Association Notified Date 8/2/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
8/2/2006

National Federation of Independent Business Notified Date 3/24/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
3/24/2006

New Hope Project, The Notified Date 11/8/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
11/8/2006

Comments
The New Hope Project is concerned about the growing number of individuals who are not covered by health insurance, or who cannot afford it. AB 1140 addresses these concerns in a feasible manner.
Wisconsin Association of Health Plans Notified Date 3/29/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
3/29/2006

Wisconsin Association of Health Underwriters Notified Date 3/27/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
3/27/2006

Wisconsin Association of Provider Networks Notified Date 3/27/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
3/27/2006

Wisconsin Chapter of the American College of Emergency Physicians Inc Notified Date 3/31/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
3/31/2006

Wisconsin Council of Churches Notified Date 3/28/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
3/28/2006

Wisconsin Federation of Cooperatives Notified Date 3/27/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
3/27/2006

Wisconsin Health Project Notified Date 4/17/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
4/17/2006

Wisconsin Independent Businesses Inc Notified Date 3/23/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
3/23/2006

Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce Notified Date 4/7/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
4/7/2006

Wisconsin Medical Society (formerly State Medical Society of Wisconsin) Notified Date 3/24/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
3/24/2006

Wisconsin State Council of Carpenters Notified Date 7/31/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
7/31/2006

Lobbying Efforts

  2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
Total Hours Of Effort On This Matter 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
813.00
2006
July - December
199.00
Total 1012.00
AARP 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
64.00
2006
July - December
Total 64.00
Council for Affordable Health Insurance 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
1.00
Total 1.00
Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
18.00
2006
July - December
34.00
Total 52.00
New Hope Project, The 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
1.00
Total 1.00
Wisconsin Chapter of the American College of Emergency Physicians Inc 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
8.00
2006
July - December
Total 8.00
Wisconsin Council of Churches 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
23.00
2006
July - December
40.00
Total 63.00
Wisconsin Health Project 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
34.00
2006
July - December
42.00
Total 76.00
Wisconsin Independent Businesses Inc 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
666.00
2006
July - December
Total 666.00
Wisconsin Medical Society (formerly State Medical Society of Wisconsin) 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
81.00
Total 81.00