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Assembly Bill 665

Relating To: Relating to: requiring an insurer to make payment directly to a provider who provides the insurer with an assignment of benefits.
Bill Text and History
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Lobbying Principals

Principal Name Notified Date Communication Date Comments Supporting Documentation  
Blue Cross/Blue Shield United of Wisconsin Notified Date 1/28/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
1/28/2010

Construction Business Group Notified Date 2/24/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/24/2010

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

Delta Dental Plan of Wisconsin Inc Notified Date 1/22/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
1/22/2010

Harley-Davidson Motor Company Notified Date 2/10/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/10/2010

Health Insurance Association of America Notified Date 1/26/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
1/26/2010

International Union of Operating Engineers Local #139 Notified Date 1/25/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
1/25/2010

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

United HealthCare Services Inc. (formerly UnitedHealth Group) Notified Date 1/25/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/1/2010

None
Report Date
1/25/2010

WEA Insurance Corporation Notified Date 1/28/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
1/28/2010

Wisconsin Association of Health Plans Notified Date 1/26/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
1/26/2010

Wisconsin Association of Health Underwriters Notified Date 3/24/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
3/24/2010

Comments
requiring an insurer to make payment directly to a provider who provides the insurer with an assignment of benefits
Wisconsin Builders Association Notified Date 2/1/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/1/2010

Wisconsin Business Council Notified Date 2/3/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/3/2010

Wisconsin Counties Association Notified Date 2/4/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/4/2010

Wisconsin Dental Association Notified Date 1/27/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/27/2010

Comments
WDA supports the fact that a patient's request to assign paymnet for their dental benefits directly to a provider should be honored by the benefit plan.
Supporting Documentation
20100127_092440_WDA Q&A Document Jan 2010.doc

Wisconsin Health and Hospital Association Inc Notified Date 1/27/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
1/27/2010

Wisconsin Laborers District Council Notified Date 3/15/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
3/15/2010

Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce Notified Date 4/9/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
4/9/2010

Wisconsin Medical Society (formerly State Medical Society of Wisconsin) Notified Date 1/23/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/23/2010

Comments
This bill helps fight consumer confusion and will reduce administrative burdens in the health care workplace.
Wisconsin Physicians Service Insurance Corporation (WPS) Notified Date 1/25/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
1/25/2010

Wisconsin Primary Health Care Association Notified Date 2/3/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
2/3/2010

Wisconsin Society of Podiatric Medicine Notified Date 2/3/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/3/2010

Wisconsin State Council of Carpenters Notified Date 2/16/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
2/16/2010

Wisconsin Transportation Builders Association Notified Date 1/29/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
1/29/2010

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
2010
January - June
231.00
2010
July - December
28.00
Total 259.00
Blue Cross/Blue Shield United of Wisconsin 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
34.00
2010
July - December
Total 34.00
Construction Business Group 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
5.00
2010
July - December
Total 5.00
Dean Health System Inc 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
12.00
2010
July - December
Total 12.00
Delta Dental Plan of Wisconsin Inc 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
10.00
2010
July - December
Total 10.00
SSM Health Care of Wisconsin Inc (St. Mary's Hosp, Madison) 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
12.00
2010
July - December
Total 12.00
Wisconsin Dental Association 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
115.00
2010
July - December
28.00
Total 143.00
Wisconsin Laborers District Council 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
30.00
2010
July - December
Total 30.00
Wisconsin Physicians Service Insurance Corporation (WPS) 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
10.00
2010
July - December
Total 10.00
Wisconsin Transportation Builders Association 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
3.00
2010
July - December
Total 3.00