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Assembly Bill 197

Relating To: Relating to: information to be provided by insurers about health care plans offered on the American health benefit exchange.
Bill Text and History
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Lobbying Principals

Principal Name Notified Date Communication Date Comments Supporting Documentation  
Alliance of Health Insurers, U.A. Notified Date 5/15/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
5/15/2015

Alzheimer's & Dementia Alliance of Wisconsin Notified Date 5/11/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
5/11/2015

America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) Notified Date 5/19/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
5/19/2015

Arthritis Foundation Notified Date 1/12/2016 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/12/2016

Supporting Documentation
20160112_WI patient literacy tps 08.2015.docx

AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP Notified Date 5/21/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
5/21/2015

Bio Forward Inc. (formerly Wisconsin Biotechnology and Medical Device Association Inc) Notified Date 5/14/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
5/14/2015

Eli Lilly and Company (formerly Lilly USA) Notified Date 5/11/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
5/11/2015

Express Scripts Holding Co. Notified Date 7/29/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
7/29/2015

Comments
Express Scripts Holdings opposes 632.799 (2) 5 of the bill. ESH does not post information about appeals process online. The process is laid out in denial letters for a coverage review.
Independent Insurance Agents of Wisconsin Notified Date 5/14/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
5/14/2015

Johnson & Johnson Services Inc. Notified Date 6/2/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
6/2/2015

Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation Notified Date 6/5/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
6/5/2015

Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) Notified Date 5/6/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
5/6/2015

Professional Insurance Agents of Wisconsin Notified Date 5/20/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
5/20/2015

Wisconsin Academy of Family Physicians Notified Date 5/11/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
5/11/2015

Wisconsin Association of Health Plans Notified Date 5/12/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
5/12/2015

Wisconsin Medical Society Notified Date 5/11/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
5/11/2015

Wisconsin Nurses Association Notified Date 5/19/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
5/19/2015

Wisconsin Primary Health Care Association (WPHCA) Notified Date 8/3/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
8/3/2015

WPS Health Insurance Notified Date 5/12/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
5/12/2015

Lobbying Efforts

  2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
Total Hours Of Effort On This Matter 2015
January - June
57.00
2015
July - December
88.00
2016
January - June
7.00
2016
July - December
Total 152.00
Alliance of Health Insurers, U.A. 2015
January - June
2015
July - December
5.00
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 5.00
Alzheimer's & Dementia Alliance of Wisconsin 2015
January - June
4.00
2015
July - December
5.00
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 9.00
America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) 2015
January - June
2.00
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 2.00
AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP 2015
January - June
4.00
2015
July - December
4.00
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 8.00
Bio Forward Inc. (formerly Wisconsin Biotechnology and Medical Device Association Inc) 2015
January - June
2.00
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 2.00
Eli Lilly and Company (formerly Lilly USA) 2015
January - June
8.00
2015
July - December
20.00
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 28.00
Express Scripts Holding Co. 2015
January - June
2015
July - December
14.00
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 14.00
Johnson & Johnson Services Inc. 2015
January - June
2.00
2015
July - December
4.00
2016
January - June
4.00
2016
July - December
Total 10.00
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation 2015
January - June
3.00
2015
July - December
1.00
2016
January - June
1.00
2016
July - December
Total 5.00
Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) 2015
January - June
5.00
2015
July - December
25.00
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 30.00
Professional Insurance Agents of Wisconsin 2015
January - June
1.00
2015
July - December
1.00
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 2.00
Wisconsin Nurses Association 2015
January - June
26.00
2015
July - December
9.00
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 35.00
WPS Health Insurance 2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2.00
2016
July - December
Total 2.00