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Assembly Bill 260

Relating To: Relating to: physical examinations conducted by chiropractors; performance of medical examinations by chiropractors for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration; chiropractic acupuncture and chiropractic dry needling; delegation of certain services by a chiropractor; modifying various administrative rules promulgated by the Chiropractic Examining Board; and granting rule-making authority. (FE)
Bill Text and History
2017 Wisconsin Act 180
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Lobbying Principals

Principal Name Notified Date Communication Date Comments Supporting Documentation  
Acupuncture Center Inc. dba Midwest College of Oriental Medicine Notified Date 4/26/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
4/26/2017

Alliance of Health Insurers, U.A. Notified Date 4/24/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
4/24/2017

American Heart Association Notified Date 7/25/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
7/25/2017

Anthem, Inc. and Its Affiliates Notified Date 5/15/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
5/15/2017

Ascension Wisconsin Notified Date 6/20/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
6/20/2017

Aurora Health Care Inc Notified Date 4/26/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
4/26/2017

Comments
We are opposed to the section that allows chiropractors to perform pre-participation exams for students.
Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Notified Date 5/3/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
5/3/2017

Comments
Against the provision allowing chiropractors to do pre- participation physical examinations for kids
Chiropractic Society of Wisconsin Notified Date 4/24/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
4/24/2017

Gundersen Health System Notified Date 6/12/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
6/12/2017

Marshfield Clinic Health System Notified Date 4/25/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
4/25/2017

Medical College of Wisconsin Notified Date 5/1/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
5/1/2017

Rural Wisconsin Health Cooperative Notified Date 6/26/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
6/26/2017

Sixteenth Street Community Health Centers Notified Date 4/26/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
4/26/2017

SSM Health Notified Date 5/2/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
5/2/2017

Wisconsin Academy of Family Physicians Notified Date 4/24/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
4/24/2017

Wisconsin Academy of Ophthalmology Notified Date 6/13/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
6/13/2017

Wisconsin Academy of Physician Assistants Notified Date 4/24/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
4/24/2017

Wisconsin Association of School Boards Inc Notified Date 2/5/2018 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/5/2018

Comments
WASB will drop opposition if Senate Amendment 1 is adopted.
Wisconsin Athletic Trainers Association Inc. Notified Date 4/25/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
4/25/2017

Wisconsin Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (WIAAP) Notified Date 4/27/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
4/27/2017

Wisconsin Chapter of the American College of Emergency Physicians Notified Date 6/13/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
6/13/2017

Wisconsin Chiropractic Association Notified Date 4/28/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
4/28/2017

Wisconsin Hospital Association Notified Date 6/19/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
6/19/2017

Wisconsin Insurance Alliance Notified Date 5/11/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
5/11/2017

Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association Notified Date 4/25/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
4/25/2017

Wisconsin Medical Society Notified Date 4/24/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
4/24/2017

Comments
**UPDATE - 02.20.18** Following the State Senate's action removing the sports physicals mandate from the bill and passing the bill as amended, the Society is now neutral on the bill.
Wisconsin Nurses Association Notified Date 4/27/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
4/27/2017

Wisconsin Physical Therapy Association Notified Date 4/25/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
4/25/2017

Wisconsin Primary Health Care Association (WPHCA) Notified Date 4/26/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
4/26/2017

Wisconsin Psychiatric Association Notified Date 4/24/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
4/24/2017

Wisconsin Society of Certified Acupuncturists (WISCA) Notified Date 5/13/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
5/13/2017

Comments
WISCA is neutral on AB 260 as amended by Assembly Bill 1 that deleted all reference to dry needling and acupuncture.

Lobbying Efforts

  2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
Total Hours Of Effort On This Matter 2017
January - June
746.00
2017
July - December
329.00
2018
January - June
284.00
2018
July - December
21.00
Total 1380.00
Acupuncture Center Inc. dba Midwest College of Oriental Medicine 2017
January - June
28.00
2017
July - December
5.00
2018
January - June
6.00
2018
July - December
Total 39.00
Alliance of Health Insurers, U.A. 2017
January - June
2017
July - December
5.00
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 5.00
American Heart Association 2017
January - June
9.00
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 9.00
Anthem, Inc. and Its Affiliates 2017
January - June
48.00
2017
July - December
10.00
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 58.00
Ascension Wisconsin 2017
January - June
5.00
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 5.00
Aurora Health Care Inc 2017
January - June
20.00
2017
July - December
15.00
2018
January - June
19.00
2018
July - December
Total 54.00
Children's Hospital of Wisconsin 2017
January - June
40.00
2017
July - December
36.00
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 76.00
Chiropractic Society of Wisconsin 2017
January - June
49.00
2017
July - December
1.00
2018
January - June
4.00
2018
July - December
Total 54.00
Gundersen Health System 2017
January - June
5.00
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
1.00
2018
July - December
Total 6.00
Medical College of Wisconsin 2017
January - June
9.00
2017
July - December
7.00
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 16.00
Sixteenth Street Community Health Centers 2017
January - June
5.00
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 5.00
Wisconsin Academy of Family Physicians 2017
January - June
70.00
2017
July - December
66.00
2018
January - June
81.00
2018
July - December
Total 217.00
Wisconsin Academy of Physician Assistants 2017
January - June
3.00
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2.00
2018
July - December
Total 5.00
Wisconsin Athletic Trainers Association Inc. 2017
January - June
8.00
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
5.00
2018
July - December
Total 13.00
Wisconsin Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (WIAAP) 2017
January - June
53.00
2017
July - December
17.00
2018
January - June
6.00
2018
July - December
Total 76.00
Wisconsin Chapter of the American College of Emergency Physicians 2017
January - June
3.00
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 3.00
Wisconsin Chiropractic Association 2017
January - June
77.00
2017
July - December
29.00
2018
January - June
59.00
2018
July - December
13.00
Total 178.00
Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association 2017
January - June
32.00
2017
July - December
26.00
2018
January - June
37.00
2018
July - December
8.00
Total 103.00
Wisconsin Medical Society 2017
January - June
256.00
2017
July - December
109.00
2018
January - June
60.00
2018
July - December
Total 425.00
Wisconsin Nurses Association 2017
January - June
2.00
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2.00
2018
July - December
Total 4.00
Wisconsin Physical Therapy Association 2017
January - June
7.00
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 7.00
Wisconsin Primary Health Care Association (WPHCA) 2017
January - June
5.00
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 5.00
Wisconsin Psychiatric Association 2017
January - June
8.00
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 8.00
Wisconsin Society of Certified Acupuncturists (WISCA) 2017
January - June
4.00
2017
July - December
3.00
2018
January - June
2.00
2018
July - December
Total 9.00