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Senate Bill 27

Relating To: Relating to: requiring health insurance coverage of hearing aids and cochlear implants for persons under 18 years of age.
Bill Text and History
2009 Wisconsin Act 14
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Lobbying Principals

Principal Name Notified Date Communication Date Comments Supporting Documentation  
AFLAC Notified Date 4/20/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
4/20/2009

Comments
AFLAC seeks an amendment to clarify that all of its supplemental insurance policies are exempt from the bill; as introduced, the bill exempts some policies but is unclear on others.
Blue Cross/Blue Shield United of Wisconsin Notified Date 2/24/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
2/24/2009

Delta Dental Plan of Wisconsin Inc Notified Date 3/27/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
3/27/2009

Health Insurance Association of America Notified Date 2/10/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
2/10/2009

Humana Inc Notified Date 2/6/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
2/9/2009

Other
Report Date
2/6/2009

Comments
Seeking amendments.
Independent Business Assn of Wisconsin Notified Date 5/22/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
5/22/2009

Marshfield Clinic Notified Date 3/27/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/27/2009

Milwaukee Police Association Notified Date 2/9/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/9/2009

National Federation of Independent Business Notified Date 3/3/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
3/3/2009

United HealthCare Services Inc. (formerly UnitedHealth Group) Notified Date 3/12/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
3/12/2009

United Transportation Union Notified Date 2/11/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
2/11/2009

Wisconsin Alliance of Hearing Professionals Notified Date 2/4/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
2/4/2009

Wisconsin Association of Health Plans Notified Date 3/18/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
3/18/2009

Wisconsin Association of Health Underwriters Notified Date 3/17/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
3/17/2010

Comments
Requires health insurance policies and plans to cover hearing aids and cochlear implants for persons under 18 years of age
Wisconsin Association of Provider Networks Notified Date 8/19/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
8/19/2009

Wisconsin Association of School Boards Inc Notified Date 2/23/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/23/2009

Wisconsin Coalition for Advocacy Notified Date 2/12/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/12/2009

Wisconsin Coalition of Independent Living Centers Notified Date 2/26/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/26/2009

Wisconsin Council of the Blind Notified Date 3/6/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
3/6/2009

Wisconsin Council on Children & Families Notified Date 3/5/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/5/2009

Wisconsin Grocers Association Notified Date 3/12/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
3/12/2010

Wisconsin Independent Businesses Inc Notified Date 2/5/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
2/5/2009

Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce Notified Date 2/13/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/13/2009

Wisconsin Physicians Service Insurance Corporation (WPS) Notified Date 2/4/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
2/4/2009

Wisconsin Primary Health Care Association Notified Date 4/13/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
4/13/2009

Wisconsin Speech- Language Pathology and Audiology Association Notified Date 2/23/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/23/2009

Lobbying Efforts

  2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
Total Hours Of Effort On This Matter 2009
January - June
54.00
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 54.00
AFLAC 2009
January - June
1.00
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 1.00
Health Insurance Association of America 2009
January - June
4.00
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 4.00
Marshfield Clinic 2009
January - June
18.00
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 18.00
United HealthCare Services Inc. (formerly UnitedHealth Group) 2009
January - June
8.00
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 8.00
Wisconsin Coalition of Independent Living Centers 2009
January - June
1.00
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 1.00
Wisconsin Physicians Service Insurance Corporation (WPS) 2009
January - June
13.00
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 13.00
Wisconsin Speech- Language Pathology and Audiology Association 2009
January - June
9.00
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 9.00