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Assembly Bill 711

Relating To: Relating to: various changes to the worker's compensation law, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)
Bill Text and History
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Lobbying Principals

Principal Name Notified Date Communication Date Comments Supporting Documentation  
AFSCME Council 11 Notified Date 2/3/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/3/2014

Aggregate Producers of Wisconsin Inc Notified Date 2/3/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/3/2014

American Family Insurance Group Notified Date 2/1/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/1/2014

American Insurance Association Notified Date 2/4/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/4/2014

Anthem, Inc. and Its Affiliates Notified Date 2/10/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
2/10/2014

APM Wisconsin M.S.O. LLC Notified Date 2/4/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/4/2014

Associated Builders and Contractors of Wisconsin Inc Notified Date 2/3/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/3/2014

Associated General Contractors of Wisconsin Inc Notified Date 2/3/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
2/3/2014

Association of Wisconsin Tourism Attractions Notified Date 2/13/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/13/2014

ATI Notified Date 2/3/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/3/2014

Aurora Health Care Inc Notified Date 2/3/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/3/2014

Columbia-St. Marys Inc Notified Date 2/3/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/3/2014

Gundersen Lutheran Administrative Services, Inc Notified Date 2/3/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/3/2014

Comments
Relating to changes to the worker's compensation law
Humana Inc Notified Date 2/3/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/3/2014

Independent Insurance Agents of Wisconsin Notified Date 2/3/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/3/2014

Liberty Mutual Group Notified Date 2/18/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/18/2014

Marshfield Clinic Notified Date 2/3/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/3/2014

Marten Transport Notified Date 2/4/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/4/2014

Mayo Clinic Health System Notified Date 2/3/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/3/2014

Medical College of Wisconsin Notified Date 2/3/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/3/2014

Midwest Food Processors Association Inc Notified Date 2/10/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/10/2014

Ministry Health Care Notified Date 2/3/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/3/2014

National Federation of Independent Business Notified Date 2/7/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/7/2014

Professional Insurance Agents of Wisconsin Notified Date 2/3/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/3/2014

Property Casualty Insurers Association of America Notified Date 2/6/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/6/2014

Rural Wisconsin Health Cooperative Notified Date 2/1/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/1/2014

Comments
Against the imposition of an artificial fee schedule upon WI's very successful Worker’s Compensation system. Also want the retention of the current reimbursement limitation of 1.2 standard deviations above the mean charge.
Sentry Insurance a Mutual Company Notified Date 2/11/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/11/2014

Skiing Wisconsin Notified Date 2/13/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/13/2014

SMART (Sheet Metal Air Rail Transportation) Notified Date 2/5/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/5/2014

SSM Health Care of Wisconsin Inc Notified Date 3/18/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
3/18/2014

The Alliance Notified Date 2/3/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/3/2014

Tool, Die & Machining Association Of Wisconsin Notified Date 2/13/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/13/2014

Truck Country of Wisconsin, Inc. Notified Date 2/4/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/4/2014

Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare Notified Date 2/5/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/5/2014

Wisconsin Academy of Family Physicians Notified Date 2/3/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/3/2014

Wisconsin Academy of Ophthalmology Notified Date 2/4/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/4/2014

Wisconsin Builders Association Notified Date 2/3/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/3/2014

Wisconsin Chapter of the American College of Emergency Physicians Inc Notified Date 2/4/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/4/2014

Wisconsin Chiropractic Association Notified Date 7/16/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
7/16/2014

Wisconsin Coalition on Worker's Compensation Notified Date 2/1/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/1/2014

Supporting Documentation
20140201_015739_WCWC Memo to Legislature_Jan 30 14.pdf

Wisconsin Counties Association Notified Date 2/3/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/3/2014

Wisconsin Dental Association Notified Date 2/5/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/5/2014

Wisconsin Hospital Association Inc (WHA) Notified Date 2/1/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/1/2014

Wisconsin Independent Businesses Inc Notified Date 2/3/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/3/2014

Wisconsin Insurance Alliance Notified Date 2/1/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/1/2014

Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce Notified Date 2/3/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/3/2014

Wisconsin Medical Group Management Association Notified Date 2/5/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/5/2014

Wisconsin Medical Society Notified Date 2/1/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/1/2014

Supporting Documentation
20140201_084253_WC Provider Proposal FINAL.pdf

Wisconsin Motor Carriers Association Notified Date 2/15/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
2/15/2014

Wisconsin Nurses Association Notified Date 2/3/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/3/2014

Comments
WNA opposes implementation of a fee schedule for care and treatment of injured workers. The evidence that these proposed changes can maintain quality, cost-effectiveness and meaningful patient outcomes needs to be demonstrated before initiation.
Wisconsin Paper Council Notified Date 3/8/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/8/2014

Wisconsin Physical Therapy Association Notified Date 2/3/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/3/2014

Wisconsin Psychiatric Association Notified Date 2/4/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/4/2014

Wisconsin Restaurant Association Notified Date 2/1/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/1/2014

Wisconsin State AFL-CIO Notified Date 2/3/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/3/2014

Wisconsin State Council of Carpenters Notified Date 2/4/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/4/2014

Wisconsin Transportation Builders Association Notified Date 2/3/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/3/2014

Wisconsin Utilities Association Inc Notified Date 2/3/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/3/2014

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
2014
January - June
1944.00
2014
July - December
326.00
Total 2270.00
AFSCME Council 11 2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
40.00
2014
July - December
Total 40.00
American Family Insurance Group 2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
12.00
2014
July - December
Total 12.00
American Insurance Association 2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2.00
2014
July - December
Total 2.00
Anthem, Inc. and Its Affiliates 2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
27.00
2014
July - December
Total 27.00
Associated General Contractors of Wisconsin Inc 2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
9.00
2014
July - December
Total 9.00
ATI 2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
60.00
2014
July - December
Total 60.00
Aurora Health Care Inc 2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
22.00
2014
July - December
Total 22.00
Columbia-St. Marys Inc 2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
18.00
2014
July - December
Total 18.00
Gundersen Lutheran Administrative Services, Inc 2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
12.00
2014
July - December
41.00
Total 53.00
Humana Inc 2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
29.00
2014
July - December
8.00
Total 37.00
Independent Insurance Agents of Wisconsin 2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
35.00
2014
July - December
Total 35.00
Liberty Mutual Group 2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
24.00
2014
July - December
35.00
Total 59.00
Marshfield Clinic 2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
171.00
2014
July - December
Total 171.00
Marten Transport 2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
65.00
2014
July - December
Total 65.00
Mayo Clinic Health System 2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
15.00
2014
July - December
39.00
Total 54.00
Medical College of Wisconsin 2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
44.00
2014
July - December
4.00
Total 48.00
Midwest Food Processors Association Inc 2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
6.00
2014
July - December
Total 6.00
Ministry Health Care 2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
18.00
2014
July - December
Total 18.00
Professional Insurance Agents of Wisconsin 2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
1.00
2014
July - December
Total 1.00
Property Casualty Insurers Association of America 2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
19.00
2014
July - December
Total 19.00
Sentry Insurance a Mutual Company 2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
4.00
2014
July - December
11.00
Total 15.00
Skiing Wisconsin 2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
3.00
2014
July - December
Total 3.00
SSM Health Care of Wisconsin Inc 2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
22.00
2014
July - December
125.00
Total 147.00
The Alliance 2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
10.00
2014
July - December
Total 10.00
Tool, Die & Machining Association Of Wisconsin 2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
28.00
2014
July - December
11.00
Total 39.00
Truck Country of Wisconsin, Inc. 2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
47.00
2014
July - December
Total 47.00
Wisconsin Academy of Family Physicians 2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
64.00
2014
July - December
Total 64.00
Wisconsin Chiropractic Association 2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
10.00
2014
July - December
Total 10.00
Wisconsin Coalition on Worker's Compensation 2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
212.00
2014
July - December
Total 212.00
Wisconsin Dental Association 2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
14.00
2014
July - December
Total 14.00
Wisconsin Hospital Association Inc (WHA) 2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
293.00
2014
July - December
Total 293.00
Wisconsin Independent Businesses Inc 2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
231.00
2014
July - December
Total 231.00
Wisconsin Insurance Alliance 2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
48.00
2014
July - December
Total 48.00
Wisconsin Medical Group Management Association 2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
16.00
2014
July - December
Total 16.00
Wisconsin Medical Society 2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
137.00
2014
July - December
Total 137.00
Wisconsin Motor Carriers Association 2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
59.00
2014
July - December
Total 59.00
Wisconsin Physical Therapy Association 2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
20.00
2014
July - December
Total 20.00
Wisconsin Restaurant Association 2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
57.00
2014
July - December
52.00
Total 109.00
Wisconsin State AFL-CIO 2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
35.00
2014
July - December
Total 35.00
Wisconsin Transportation Builders Association 2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
5.00
2014
July - December
Total 5.00