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Assembly Bill 729

Relating To: disclosure of information by health care providers and insurers 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 2/4/2008 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/25/2008

Comments
AARP cannot support the bill as amended. Medicaid, Medicare and especially 3rd party payer need to be disclosed in order to make the data meaningful for consumers and to achieve a downward trend in health care costs over time.
For
Report Date
2/4/2008

Comments
AARp Wisconsin supports the concept of making the health care system more transparent. We appreciate Rep. Wieckert's and Sen. Sullivan's efforts on this issue.
Americans For Prosperity Notified Date 2/12/2008 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/12/2008

Comments
Relating to: disclousure of information by health care providers and providing a penalty
Aurora Health Care Inc Notified Date 2/8/2008 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
2/8/2008

Employer Health Care Alliance Cooperative Notified Date 2/6/2008 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
2/6/2008

Humana Inc Notified Date 1/25/2008 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/15/2008

None
Report Date
1/25/2008

Independent Business Assn of Wisconsin Notified Date 2/14/2008 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
2/14/2008

League of Wisconsin Municipalities Notified Date 1/31/2008 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/31/2008

Marshfield Clinic Notified Date 1/30/2008 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
1/31/2008

For
Report Date
1/30/2008

Comments
Marshfield Clinic supports statewide access to the state's cancer registry with appropriate safeguards, for researchers and clinicians engaged in the care of cancer patients.
Medical College of Wisconsin Notified Date 2/13/2008 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
2/13/2008

Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce Notified Date 2/29/2008 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/29/2008

National Federation of Independent Business Notified Date 1/31/2008 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
1/31/2008

UnitedHealth Group Notified Date 2/21/2008 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
2/21/2008

Wisconsin Academy of Family Physicians Notified Date 1/24/2008 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/12/2008

Comments
Only as amended by Assembly Substitute Amendment 1.
None
Report Date
1/24/2008

Wisconsin Academy of Physician Assistants Notified Date 1/29/2008 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/20/2008

Comments
Support as Amended by ASA 1
None
Report Date
1/29/2008

Wisconsin Association of Health Plans Notified Date 1/25/2008 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
1/25/2008

Wisconsin Association of Health Underwriters Notified Date 2/10/2008 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
2/10/2008

Wisconsin Association of Provider Networks Notified Date 2/10/2008 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
2/10/2008

Wisconsin Dental Association Notified Date 2/7/2008 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
2/7/2008

Wisconsin Health and Hospital Association Inc Notified Date 1/28/2008 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
1/28/2008

Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce Notified Date 2/12/2008 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/12/2008

Wisconsin Medical Society (formerly State Medical Society of Wisconsin) Notified Date 1/25/2008 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
1/25/2008

Wisconsin Realtors Association Notified Date 2/28/2008 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/28/2008

Wisconsin Society of Anesthesiologists Notified Date 1/29/2008 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/20/2008

Comments
Support as amended by ASA 1
None
Report Date
1/29/2008

Wisconsin Society of Podiatric Medicine Notified Date 2/25/2008 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
2/25/2008

Lobbying Efforts

  2007
January - June
2007
July - December
2008
January - June
2008
July - December
Total
Total Hours Of Effort On This Matter 2007
January - June
2007
July - December
2008
January - June
390.00
2008
July - December
47.00
Total 437.00
Americans For Prosperity 2007
January - June
2007
July - December
2008
January - June
8.00
2008
July - December
4.00
Total 12.00
Aurora Health Care Inc 2007
January - June
2007
July - December
2008
January - June
47.00
2008
July - December
Total 47.00
Employer Health Care Alliance Cooperative 2007
January - June
2007
July - December
2008
January - June
16.00
2008
July - December
Total 16.00
Humana Inc 2007
January - June
2007
July - December
2008
January - June
89.00
2008
July - December
29.00
Total 118.00
Marshfield Clinic 2007
January - June
2007
July - December
2008
January - June
32.00
2008
July - December
Total 32.00
UnitedHealth Group 2007
January - June
2007
July - December
2008
January - June
4.00
2008
July - December
Total 4.00
Wisconsin Academy of Family Physicians 2007
January - June
2007
July - December
2008
January - June
48.00
2008
July - December
Total 48.00
Wisconsin Academy of Physician Assistants 2007
January - June
2007
July - December
2008
January - June
4.00
2008
July - December
Total 4.00
Wisconsin Dental Association 2007
January - June
2007
July - December
2008
January - June
48.00
2008
July - December
12.00
Total 60.00
Wisconsin Medical Society (formerly State Medical Society of Wisconsin) 2007
January - June
2007
July - December
2008
January - June
85.00
2008
July - December
Total 85.00
Wisconsin Society of Anesthesiologists 2007
January - June
2007
July - December
2008
January - June
9.00
2008
July - December
Total 9.00
Wisconsin Society of Podiatric Medicine 2007
January - June
2007
July - December
2008
January - June
2008
July - December
2.00
Total 2.00