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Senate Bill 550

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

Principal Name Notified Date Communication Date Comments Supporting Documentation  
AFSCME Council 11 Notified Date 2/4/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/4/2014

Aggregate Producers of Wisconsin Inc Notified Date 2/4/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/4/2014

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 2/7/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/7/2014

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 2/5/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/5/2014

Columbia-St. Marys Inc Notified Date 2/10/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/10/2014

Gundersen Lutheran Administrative Services, Inc Notified Date 2/7/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/7/2014

Comments
Relating to worker's compensation law changes
Independent Insurance Agents of Wisconsin Notified Date 2/4/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/4/2014

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

Mayo Clinic Health System Notified Date 2/4/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/4/2014

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

Ministry Health Care Notified Date 2/10/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/10/2014

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

Rural Wisconsin Health Cooperative Notified Date 2/6/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/6/2014

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.
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 2/11/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/11/2014

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

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

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

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

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

Wisconsin Independent Businesses Inc Notified Date 2/4/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/4/2014

Wisconsin Insurance Alliance Notified Date 2/11/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/11/2014

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

Supporting Documentation
20140204_073900_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 2/4/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/4/2014

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 2/10/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/10/2014

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

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

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 2/10/2014 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/10/2014

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
989.00
2014
July - December
74.00
Total 1063.00
American Insurance Association 2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2.00
2014
July - December
Total 2.00
ATI 2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
60.00
2014
July - December
Total 60.00
Columbia-St. Marys Inc 2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
18.00
2014
July - December
Total 18.00
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
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
19.00
2014
July - December
Total 19.00
Ministry Health Care 2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
18.00
2014
July - December
Total 18.00
Rural Wisconsin Health Cooperative 2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
41.00
2014
July - December
Total 41.00
The Alliance 2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
30.00
2014
July - December
Total 30.00
Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare 2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2.00
2014
July - December
Total 2.00
Wisconsin Dental Association 2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
7.00
2014
July - December
Total 7.00
Wisconsin Hospital Association Inc (WHA) 2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
310.00
2014
July - December
Total 310.00
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
16.00
2014
July - December
Total 16.00
Wisconsin Medical Group Management Association 2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
4.00
2014
July - December
Total 4.00
Wisconsin Medical Society 2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
137.00
2014
July - December
Total 137.00
Wisconsin Physical Therapy Association 2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
20.00
2014
July - December
Total 20.00