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Assembly Bill 614

Relating To: Relating to: disclosure of information by health care providers and insurers and providing a penalty.
Bill Text and History
2009 Wisconsin Act 146
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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

Blue Cross/Blue Shield United of Wisconsin Notified Date 12/11/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
12/11/2009

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

Columbia-St. Marys Inc Notified Date 2/1/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
2/1/2010

Dean Health System Inc Notified Date 2/1/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
2/1/2010

Employer Health Care Alliance Cooperative Notified Date 12/22/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
12/22/2009

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 1/21/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
1/21/2010

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

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 12/14/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
12/14/2009

Marshfield Clinic Notified Date 12/17/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
2/24/2010

Other
Report Date
12/17/2009

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

Comments
Concerned about the administrative cost verses benefit and the ability to compy with requirements due to presenting condition complexity. Also, concerned that data is useful for patients and not increase health care cost confusion.
Other
Report Date
2/2/2010

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 12/16/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
12/16/2009

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 2/1/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
2/1/2010

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

United HealthCare Services Inc. (formerly UnitedHealth Group) Notified Date 12/23/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
12/23/2009

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 3/16/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
3/16/2010

Wisconsin Association of Homes & Services for the Aging Inc Notified Date 1/21/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
2/8/2010

Comments
Position switches from "against" to "undecided" with the elimination of nursing homes & CBRFs from the bill.
Against
Report Date
1/21/2010

Comments
Position would change to "no position" if nursing homes and community-based residential facilities were removed from the bill.
Wisconsin Coalition of Independent Living Centers Notified Date 1/21/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/21/2010

Wisconsin Dental Association Notified Date 2/8/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
2/8/2010

Comments
WDA generally supports this proposal but believes it should be clarified that providers are only expected to provide the average 3rd party payments for those 3rd party entities with whom they have a contract.
Supporting Documentation
20100208_102943_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 12/18/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
2/8/2010

Against
Report Date
12/18/2009

Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce Notified Date 12/16/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
12/16/2009

Wisconsin Medical Society (formerly State Medical Society of Wisconsin) Notified Date 12/14/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
12/14/2009

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 12/15/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
12/15/2009

Wisconsin Society of Podiatric Medicine Notified Date 12/24/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
12/24/2009

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
153.00
2010
January - June
271.00
2010
July - December
Total 424.00
Agents of Change 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
7.00
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 7.00
Blue Cross/Blue Shield United of Wisconsin 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
29.00
2010
January - June
17.00
2010
July - December
Total 46.00
Employer Health Care Alliance Cooperative 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
5.00
2010
January - June
18.00
2010
July - December
Total 23.00
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
14.00
2010
July - December
Total 14.00
Gundersen Lutheran Administrative Services, Inc 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
7.00
2010
January - June
6.00
2010
July - December
Total 13.00
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
7.00
2010
January - June
7.00
2010
July - December
Total 14.00
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
2010
July - December
Total 33.00
Medical College of Wisconsin 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
63.00
2010
July - December
Total 63.00
Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
3.00
2010
January - June
10.00
2010
July - December
Total 13.00
Residential Services Association of Wisconsin 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
6.00
2010
January - June
9.00
2010
July - December
Total 15.00
ThedaCare 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
1.00
2010
January - June
8.00
2010
July - December
Total 9.00
United HealthCare Services Inc. (formerly UnitedHealth Group) 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
27.00
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 27.00
Wisconsin Academy of Family Physicians 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
27.00
2010
July - December
Total 27.00
Wisconsin Assisted Living Association 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
4.00
2010
July - December
Total 4.00
Wisconsin Association of Homes & Services for the Aging Inc 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
5.00
2010
July - December
Total 5.00
Wisconsin Coalition of Independent Living Centers 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
2.00
2010
January - June
4.00
2010
July - December
Total 6.00
Wisconsin Society of Podiatric Medicine 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
10.00
2010
January - June
3.00
2010
July - December
Total 13.00