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Senate Bill 381

Relating To: Relating to: complex rehabilitation technology for complex needs patients in the Medical Assistance program and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority. (FE)
Bill Text and History
2017 Wisconsin Act 306
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Lobbying Principals

Principal Name Notified Date Communication Date Comments Supporting Documentation  
Disability Rights Wisconsin Notified Date 8/16/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
8/16/2017

Comments
DRW is reviewing and monitoring the bill to determine what impact the bill might have on people with disabilities who need CRT devices or equipment and their ability to obtain those devices.
Gundersen Health System Notified Date 8/15/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
8/15/2017

National Coalition for Assistive & Rehab Technology Notified Date 8/10/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
8/10/2017

Wisconsin Association of Health Plans Notified Date 8/15/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
8/15/2017

Wisconsin Chiropractic Association Notified Date 11/6/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
11/6/2017

Comments
Support as amended by Senate Substitute Amendment 1
Wisconsin Coalition of Independent Living Centers, Inc. Notified Date 8/22/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
8/22/2017

Wisconsin Medical Society Notified Date 9/26/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
9/26/2017

Wisconsin Nurses Association Notified Date 9/28/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
9/28/2017

Comments
WNA requests that APNPs be included in the listing of health care professions authorized to order complex rehabilitation equipment. APNPs can and do order complex rehabilitative equipment and have Medicaid Provider Number this bill excludes them.
Wisconsin Occupational Therapy Association Notified Date 8/14/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
8/14/2017

Wisconsin Speech- Language Pathology and Audiology Association Notified Date 8/11/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
8/11/2017

Comments
WSHA is reviewing the proposal to determine what, if any, impact the bill could have on speech-generating devices and the ability of patients to access those devices.

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
2017
July - December
115.00
2018
January - June
72.00
2018
July - December
2.00
Total 189.00
Disability Rights Wisconsin 2017
January - June
2017
July - December
3.00
2018
January - June
3.00
2018
July - December
Total 6.00
Gundersen Health System 2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2.00
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 2.00
National Coalition for Assistive & Rehab Technology 2017
January - June
2017
July - December
91.00
2018
January - June
59.00
2018
July - December
Total 150.00
Wisconsin Chiropractic Association 2017
January - June
2017
July - December
5.00
2018
January - June
3.00
2018
July - December
2.00
Total 10.00
Wisconsin Coalition of Independent Living Centers, Inc. 2017
January - June
2017
July - December
6.00
2018
January - June
2.00
2018
July - December
Total 8.00
Wisconsin Occupational Therapy Association 2017
January - June
2017
July - December
5.00
2018
January - June
2.00
2018
July - December
Total 7.00
Wisconsin Speech- Language Pathology and Audiology Association 2017
January - June
2017
July - December
3.00
2018
January - June
3.00
2018
July - December
Total 6.00