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Senate Bill 483

Relating To: Relating to: prohibiting health insurance policies and self-insured health plans from excluding coverage for injuries based on the use of alcohol or controlled substances.
Bill Text and History
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Lobbying Principals

Principal Name Notified Date Communication Date Comments Supporting Documentation  
Dean Health System Inc Notified Date 4/1/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
4/1/2010

Health Insurance Association of America Notified Date 3/22/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
3/22/2010

League of Wisconsin Municipalities Notified Date 2/1/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
2/1/2010

Medical College of Wisconsin Notified Date 1/26/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/26/2010

Rural Wisconsin Health Cooperative Notified Date 1/28/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/28/2010

Sentry Insurance a Mutual Company Notified Date 3/5/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
3/5/2010

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

Wisconsin Chapter of the American College of Emergency Physicians Inc Notified Date 1/26/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/26/2010

Comments
Federal law requires emergency physicians to accept patients regardless of ability to pay. It is grossly unfair to expect the treating physician to bear the cost of treatment when a patient is under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
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Wisconsin Health and Hospital Association Inc Notified Date 2/22/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/22/2010

Wisconsin Medical Society (formerly State Medical Society of Wisconsin) Notified Date 1/26/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/26/2010

Wisconsin Physicians Service Insurance Corporation (WPS) Notified Date 2/17/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
2/17/2010

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

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
51.00
2010
July - December
35.00
Total 86.00
Medical College of Wisconsin 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
10.00
2010
July - December
35.00
Total 45.00
Wisconsin Chapter of the American College of Emergency Physicians Inc 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
41.00
2010
July - December
Total 41.00