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Assembly Bill 210

Relating To: Relating to: implementing health insurance reform, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority.
Bill Text and History
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Lobbying Principals

Principal Name Notified Date Communication Date Comments Supporting Documentation  
AARP Notified Date 10/9/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
10/9/2011

ABC for Health Inc Notified Date 9/1/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
9/1/2011

AFLAC Notified Date 8/5/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
8/5/2011

AFSCME Council 11 Notified Date 11/24/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
11/24/2011

Alliance of Health Insurers, U.A. Notified Date 1/27/2012 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/27/2012

America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) Notified Date 8/12/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
10/11/2011

None
Report Date
8/12/2011

AT&T Wisconsin Notified Date 10/12/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
10/12/2011

Comments
Neutral
Citizen Action of Wisconsin Notified Date 9/15/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
9/15/2011

Columbia-St. Marys Inc Notified Date 11/10/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
11/10/2011

Cooperative Network Association Notified Date 10/12/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
10/12/2011

Dean Health System Inc Notified Date 9/16/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
9/16/2011

Delta Dental of Wisconsin Inc Notified Date 8/1/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
8/1/2011

Disability Rights Wisconsin Notified Date 9/13/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
9/13/2011

Employer Health Care Alliance Cooperative Notified Date 9/23/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
9/23/2011

Humana Notified Date 8/19/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
8/19/2011

Independent Care Health Plan Notified Date 10/12/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
10/12/2011

Independent Insurance Agents of Wisconsin Notified Date 8/22/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
9/15/2011

None
Report Date
8/22/2011

Managed Health Services Insurance Corporation Notified Date 8/1/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
8/1/2011

Marshfield Clinic Notified Date 9/28/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
9/28/2011

Ministry Health Care Notified Date 10/20/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
10/20/2011

National Association of Social Workers - Wisconsin Chapter Notified Date 9/20/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
9/20/2011

National Federation of Independent Business Notified Date 8/31/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
8/31/2011

Pfizer Inc Notified Date 8/12/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
8/12/2011

Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin Notified Date 10/18/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
10/18/2011

Professional Insurance Agents of Wisconsin Notified Date 9/7/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
9/7/2011

Sentry Insurance Group Notified Date 10/25/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
10/25/2011

SSM Health Care of Wisconsin Inc Notified Date 9/16/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
9/16/2011

State Bar of Wisconsin Notified Date 10/1/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
10/1/2011

Comments
Position of the Public Interest Law Section, 9/30/2011
ThedaCare Notified Date 8/2/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
8/2/2011

United HealthCare Services Inc. Notified Date 9/13/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
9/13/2011

WEA Insurance Corporation Notified Date 8/25/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
8/25/2011

Wellpoint Inc./Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield of Wisconsin Notified Date 8/3/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
9/12/2011

None
Report Date
8/3/2011

Wisconsin Alliance for Women's Health, Inc. Notified Date 9/15/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
9/15/2011

Wisconsin Association of Health Plans Notified Date 8/2/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
8/22/2011

None
Report Date
8/2/2011

Wisconsin Association of Health Underwriters Notified Date 8/2/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
9/2/2011

Other
Report Date
8/2/2011

Wisconsin Automobile & Truck Dealers Association Inc Notified Date 12/2/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
12/2/2011

Wisconsin Catholic Conference Notified Date 12/22/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
12/22/2011

Wisconsin Coalition of Independent Living Centers Notified Date 10/7/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
10/7/2011

Wisconsin Council on Children & Families Notified Date 9/15/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
10/26/2011

Comments
We would prefer adoption of a bill that doesn't make the consumer protections contingent upon the fate of the federal law. However, we understand the value of taking at least a small step to remove inconsistencies between state & fed. law.
Other
Report Date
10/26/2011

Comments
The sub. amendment improved the bill a little. We would prefer legislation that doesn't make the consumer protections depend upon the fate of the federal law. However, we understand the value of removing inconsistencies between state & federal law.
Against
Report Date
9/15/2011

Wisconsin Hospital Association Inc (WHA) Notified Date 10/17/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
10/17/2011

Wisconsin Independent Businesses Inc Notified Date 10/14/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
10/14/2011

Wisconsin Insurance Alliance Notified Date 8/25/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
8/25/2011

Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce Notified Date 9/10/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
9/10/2011

Wisconsin Medical Society Notified Date 9/14/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
9/14/2011

WPS Health Insurance Notified Date 8/3/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
9/19/2011

None
Report Date
8/3/2011

Lobbying Efforts

  2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
Total Hours Of Effort On This Matter 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
803.00
2012
January - June
219.00
2012
July - December
28.00
Total 1050.00
AFLAC 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
15.00
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 15.00
Alliance of Health Insurers, U.A. 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
18.00
2012
July - December
Total 18.00
America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
84.00
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 84.00
Citizen Action of Wisconsin 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
31.00
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 31.00
Cooperative Network Association 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
5.00
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 5.00
Dean Health System Inc 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
40.00
2012
January - June
41.00
2012
July - December
Total 81.00
Delta Dental of Wisconsin Inc 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
10.00
2012
July - December
Total 10.00
Disability Rights Wisconsin 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
5.00
2012
January - June
2.00
2012
July - December
Total 7.00
Employer Health Care Alliance Cooperative 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
1.00
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 1.00
Humana 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
180.00
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 180.00
Independent Insurance Agents of Wisconsin 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
9.00
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
4.00
Total 13.00
Marshfield Clinic 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
49.00
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 49.00
Ministry Health Care 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
14.00
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
3.00
Total 17.00
National Federation of Independent Business 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
44.00
2012
July - December
Total 44.00
Professional Insurance Agents of Wisconsin 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
1.00
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 1.00
Sentry Insurance Group 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
8.00
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 8.00
SSM Health Care of Wisconsin Inc 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
40.00
2012
January - June
41.00
2012
July - December
Total 81.00
United HealthCare Services Inc. 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
17.00
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 17.00
WEA Insurance Corporation 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
22.00
2012
January - June
9.00
2012
July - December
Total 31.00
Wellpoint Inc./Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield of Wisconsin 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
155.00
2012
January - June
51.00
2012
July - December
Total 206.00
Wisconsin Alliance for Women's Health, Inc. 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
13.00
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
21.00
Total 34.00
Wisconsin Association of Health Plans 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
80.00
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 80.00
Wisconsin Association of Health Underwriters 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
4.00
2012
January - June
3.00
2012
July - December
Total 7.00
Wisconsin Insurance Alliance 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
10.00
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 10.00
WPS Health Insurance 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
20.00
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 20.00