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Assembly Bill 713

Relating To: Relating to: access to and prior authorization for mental health services under the Medical Assistance program. (FE)
Bill Text and History
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Lobbying Principals

Principal Name Notified Date Communication Date Comments Supporting Documentation  
Columbia St. Mary's Inc Notified Date 2/15/2016 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/15/2016

Lutheran Social Services of Wisconsin & Upper Michigan Inc Notified Date 2/3/2016 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/3/2016

Medical College of Wisconsin Notified Date 1/20/2016 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/20/2016

Mental Health America of Wisconsin Notified Date 1/22/2016 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
1/22/2016

Comments
Agree that prior authorization is excessively burdensome. Concerns about whether it is appropriate to set these limits in statute; supportive of preferred provider program but not sure whether criteria in bill are the best way to do this.
Ministry Health Care Notified Date 2/15/2016 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/15/2016

National Association of Social Workers - Wisconsin Chapter Notified Date 1/14/2016 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/14/2016

Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare Notified Date 2/3/2016 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/3/2016

Wisconsin Association for Marriage and Family Therapy Notified Date 1/24/2016 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/24/2016

Wisconsin Association of Family & Childrens Agencies Notified Date 1/14/2016 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/14/2016

Wisconsin Hospital Association Notified Date 2/4/2016 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/4/2016

Wisconsin Primary Health Care Association (WPHCA) Notified Date 2/4/2016 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/4/2016

Wisconsin Psychiatric Association Notified Date 2/4/2016 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/4/2016

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
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
12.00
2016
July - December
2.00
Total 14.00
Columbia St. Mary's Inc 2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
4.00
2016
July - December
Total 4.00
Ministry Health Care 2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2.00
2016
July - December
Total 2.00
National Association of Social Workers - Wisconsin Chapter 2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
2.00
Total 2.00
Wisconsin Association for Marriage and Family Therapy 2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
1.00
2016
July - December
Total 1.00
Wisconsin Psychiatric Association 2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
5.00
2016
July - December
Total 5.00