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Senate Bill 418

Relating To: 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  
Agents of Change Notified Date 12/24/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
12/24/2009

City of Milwaukee Notified Date 2/5/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/5/2010

Dean Health System Inc Notified Date 12/11/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
12/11/2009

Extendicare Health Services Inc Notified Date 12/17/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
2/8/2010

Comments
Legislation is being amended to exclude nursing homes and CBRFs from the requirements of the bill.
Other
Report Date
12/17/2009

FiveStar Quality Care Inc Notified Date 12/17/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
2/8/2010

Comments
Legislation is being amended to exclude nursing homes and CBRFs from the requirements of the bill.
Other
Report Date
12/17/2009

Froedtert and Community Health (Formerly Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital) Notified Date 2/10/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
2/10/2010

Gundersen Lutheran Administrative Services, Inc Notified Date 12/16/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
1/29/2010

Comments
Healthcare Cost Reporting Mandate
Other
Report Date
12/16/2009

Comments
Disclosure of information by healthcare providers and insurers and providing a penalty.
HCR Manor Care Notified Date 12/17/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
2/8/2010

Comments
Legislation is being amended to exclude nursing homes and CBRFs from the requirements of the bill.
Other
Report Date
12/17/2009

Health Insurance Association of America Notified Date 12/30/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
12/30/2009

Humana Inc Notified Date 12/11/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
12/11/2009

Independent Insurance Agents of Wisconsin Notified Date 2/11/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/11/2010

Kindred Healthcare Notified Date 12/17/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
12/17/2009

League of Wisconsin Municipalities Notified Date 12/10/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
12/10/2009

Marshfield Clinic Notified Date 12/17/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
2/25/2010

Other
Report Date
12/17/2009

Medical College of Wisconsin Notified Date 12/17/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
2/15/2010

Comments
Very concerned about the administrative cost and the ability to comply with requirements due to complexity. Also concerned that data is useful for patients and not confusing.
Other
Report Date
12/17/2009

Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce Notified Date 12/15/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
12/15/2009

National Federation of Independent Business Notified Date 12/10/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
12/10/2009

Pharmacy Society of Wisconsin Notified Date 3/3/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
3/3/2010

Professional Insurance Agents of Wisconsin Notified Date 2/11/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/11/2010

Residential Services Association of Wisconsin Notified Date 12/17/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
2/8/2010

Comments
Legislation is being amended to exclude nursing homes and CBRFs from the requirements of the bill.
Other
Report Date
12/17/2009

Rural Wisconsin Health Cooperative Notified Date 2/17/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
2/17/2010

SSM Health Care of Wisconsin Inc (St. Mary's Hosp, Madison) Notified Date 12/11/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
12/11/2009

ThedaCare Notified Date 12/21/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
12/21/2009

Wisconsin Academy of Family Physicians Notified Date 12/16/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
12/16/2009

Wisconsin Assisted Living Association Notified Date 2/8/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/8/2010

Comments
Legislation is being amended to exclude nursing homes and CBRFs from the requirements of the bill.
None
Report Date
2/8/2010

Comments
Legislation is being amended to exclude nursing homes and CBRFs from the requirements of the bill.
Wisconsin Association of Health Plans Notified Date 12/15/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
12/15/2009

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

Comments
Disclosure of information by health care providers and insurers and providing a penalty
Wisconsin Association of Homes & Services for the Aging Inc Notified Date 2/9/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
2/9/2010

Comments
If nursing homes and CBRFs were not eliminated from this bill, position would switch from "undecided" to "against."
Wisconsin Dental Association Notified Date 2/8/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
2/8/2010

Comments
The WDA is generally supportive of this proposal but believes the bill should be amended to clarify that providers are only responsibile for averaging the third pary payments for those plans with whom the provider contracts.
Supporting Documentation
20100208_103102_WDA Memo to Assem Health Feb 10.doc

Wisconsin Health and Hospital Association Inc Notified Date 12/16/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
12/16/2009

Wisconsin Health Care Association Inc Notified Date 2/9/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
2/9/2010

Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce Notified Date 2/10/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/10/2010

Wisconsin Medical Society (formerly State Medical Society of Wisconsin) Notified Date 12/8/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
12/8/2009

Wisconsin Nurses Association Notified Date 3/5/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/5/2010

Wisconsin Optometric Association Notified Date 12/31/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
12/31/2009

Wisconsin Physicians Service Insurance Corporation (WPS) Notified Date 12/9/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
12/9/2009

Wisconsin Society of Podiatric Medicine Notified Date 12/31/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
12/31/2009

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
2009
July - December
111.00
2010
January - June
161.00
2010
July - December
26.00
Total 298.00
Agents of Change 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
7.00
2010
January - June
2.00
2010
July - December
Total 9.00
Dean Health System Inc 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
13.00
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 13.00
Extendicare Health Services Inc 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
4.00
2010
January - June
10.00
2010
July - December
Total 14.00
FiveStar Quality Care Inc 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
4.00
2010
January - June
10.00
2010
July - December
Total 14.00
Froedtert and Community Health (Formerly Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital) 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
7.00
2010
July - December
Total 7.00
Gundersen Lutheran Administrative Services, Inc 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
9.00
2010
January - June
6.00
2010
July - December
5.00
Total 20.00
HCR Manor Care 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
4.00
2010
January - June
10.00
2010
July - December
Total 14.00
Humana Inc 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
10.00
2010
January - June
7.00
2010
July - December
Total 17.00
Independent Insurance Agents of Wisconsin 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
1.00
2010
July - December
Total 1.00
Kindred Healthcare 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
4.00
2010
January - June
10.00
2010
July - December
Total 14.00
Marshfield Clinic 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
33.00
2010
January - June
28.00
2010
July - December
21.00
Total 82.00
Medical College of Wisconsin 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
3.00
2010
July - December
Total 3.00
Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
3.00
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 3.00
Professional Insurance Agents of Wisconsin 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
1.00
2010
July - December
Total 1.00
Residential Services Association of Wisconsin 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
6.00
2010
January - June
9.00
2010
July - December
Total 15.00
SSM Health Care of Wisconsin Inc (St. Mary's Hosp, Madison) 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
13.00
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 13.00
ThedaCare 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
1.00
2010
January - June
8.00
2010
July - December
Total 9.00
Wisconsin Assisted Living Association 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
7.00
2010
July - December
Total 7.00
Wisconsin Dental Association 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
29.00
2010
July - December
Total 29.00
Wisconsin Health Care Association Inc 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
4.00
2010
July - December
Total 4.00
Wisconsin Optometric Association 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
6.00
2010
July - December
Total 6.00
Wisconsin Society of Podiatric Medicine 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
3.00
2010
July - December
Total 3.00