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Assembly Bill 453

Relating To: Relating to: uses and disclosures of protected health information. (FE)
Bill Text and History
2013 Wisconsin Act 238
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Lobbying Principals

Principal Name Notified Date Communication Date Comments Supporting Documentation  
Aurora Health Care Inc Notified Date 10/22/2013 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
10/22/2013

Columbia-St. Marys Inc Notified Date 10/21/2013 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
10/21/2013

Disability Rights Wisconsin Notified Date 10/22/2013 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
10/22/2013

Gundersen Lutheran Administrative Services, Inc Notified Date 10/22/2013 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
10/22/2013

Comments
Uses & Disclosures of Protected Health Information
Mayo Clinic Health System Notified Date 10/23/2013 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
10/23/2013

Medical College of Wisconsin Notified Date 10/28/2013 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
10/28/2013

Mental Health America of Wisconsin Notified Date 10/24/2013 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
10/24/2013

Comments
MHA strongly supports better integrated care which requires good information sharing. Ther are unanswered questions about disclosure of substance use records, which is prohibited under federal law. We are also concerned about stigma towards consumers
MHS Health Wisconsin Notified Date 10/28/2013 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
10/28/2013

Milwaukee County Notified Date 10/21/2013 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
10/21/2013

Comments
Milwaukee County Executive, Chris Abele, supports this proposal.
Ministry Health Care Notified Date 10/21/2013 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
10/21/2013

Rural Wisconsin Health Cooperative Notified Date 10/23/2013 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
10/23/2013

Supporting Documentation
20131023_092120_Testimony--2013 AB 453-HIPAA Hamonization--10.22.13.pdf

Wisconsin Academy of Family Physicians Notified Date 10/22/2013 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
10/22/2013

Wisconsin Coalition of Independent Living Centers Notified Date 10/24/2013 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
10/24/2013

Wisconsin Hospital Association Inc (WHA) Notified Date 10/22/2013 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
10/22/2013

Wisconsin Medical Group Management Association Notified Date 11/21/2013 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
11/21/2013

Wisconsin Medical Society Notified Date 10/22/2013 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
10/22/2013

Wisconsin Nurses Association Notified Date 1/16/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/16/2014

Wisconsin Psychiatric Association Notified Date 11/5/2013 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
11/5/2013

Wisconsin Psychological Association Notified Date 11/19/2013 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
11/19/2013

Comments
While we support the concept and goals of integrated care, we remain concerned about consequences of broad disclosure of mental health information without appropriate safeguards.
WPS Health Insurance Notified Date 10/29/2013 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
10/29/2013

Lobbying Efforts

  2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
Total Hours Of Effort On This Matter 2013
January - June
2013
July - December
470.00
2014
January - June
52.00
2014
July - December
Total 522.00
Aurora Health Care Inc 2013
January - June
2013
July - December
7.00
2014
January - June
4.00
2014
July - December
Total 11.00
Columbia-St. Marys Inc 2013
January - June
2013
July - December
12.00
2014
January - June
6.00
2014
July - December
Total 18.00
Disability Rights Wisconsin 2013
January - June
2013
July - December
8.00
2014
January - June
4.00
2014
July - December
Total 12.00
Gundersen Lutheran Administrative Services, Inc 2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2.00
2014
July - December
Total 2.00
Mayo Clinic Health System 2013
January - June
2013
July - December
14.00
2014
January - June
10.00
2014
July - December
Total 24.00
Milwaukee County 2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
12.00
2014
July - December
Total 12.00
Ministry Health Care 2013
January - June
2013
July - December
12.00
2014
January - June
6.00
2014
July - December
Total 18.00
Rural Wisconsin Health Cooperative 2013
January - June
2013
July - December
22.00
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 22.00
Wisconsin Academy of Family Physicians 2013
January - June
2013
July - December
30.00
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 30.00
Wisconsin Coalition of Independent Living Centers 2013
January - June
2013
July - December
1.00
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 1.00
Wisconsin Hospital Association Inc (WHA) 2013
January - June
2013
July - December
352.00
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 352.00
Wisconsin Psychiatric Association 2013
January - June
2013
July - December
7.00
2014
January - June
8.00
2014
July - December
Total 15.00
Wisconsin Psychological Association 2013
January - June
2013
July - December
5.00
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 5.00