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Assembly Bill 24

Relating To: Relating to: step therapy protocols for prescription drug coverage and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority.
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Lobbying Principals

Principal Name Notified Date Communication Date Comments Supporting Documentation  
AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin Inc Notified Date 3/22/2019 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/22/2019

Alliance of Health Insurers, U.A. Notified Date 2/28/2019 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
2/28/2019

Comments
Provided ASA 1 to AB 24 is adopted, AHI is neutral on AB 24.
American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) Notified Date 2/13/2019 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
2/13/2019

American Diabetes Association Notified Date 2/15/2019 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/15/2019

American Lung Association, dba American Lung Association in Wisconsin Notified Date 2/14/2019 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/14/2019

America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) Notified Date 3/25/2019 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
3/25/2019

Comments
Provided ASA 1 to AB 24 is adopted, AHIP is neutral on AB 24
Amgen, Inc. Notified Date 4/5/2019 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
4/5/2019

Anthem, Inc. and Its Affiliates Notified Date 2/13/2019 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
2/13/2019

Bio Forward Inc. (formerly Wisconsin Biotechnology and Medical Device Association Inc) Notified Date 2/15/2019 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/15/2019

Celgene Corporation Notified Date 2/13/2019 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/13/2019

Coalition of Wisconsin Aging Groups Notified Date 2/14/2019 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/14/2019

Common Ground Healthcare Cooperative Notified Date 2/13/2019 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
2/13/2019

CVS Health Notified Date 2/15/2019 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
2/15/2019

Health Tradition Health Plan, Inc. Notified Date 3/11/2019 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
3/11/2019

Hometown Pharmacy Partnerships LLC Notified Date 3/12/2019 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/12/2019

Humana Inc Notified Date 2/19/2019 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
2/19/2019

Comments
This legislation in its current form impedes critical care management tools like step therapy developed by clinicians to protect patients and encourage the first use of lower cost, potentially less harmful alternative therapies.
Magellan Health Notified Date 4/18/2019 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
4/18/2019

Medical College of Wisconsin Notified Date 3/28/2019 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/28/2019

Molina Healthcare, Inc. Notified Date 3/25/2019 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
3/25/2019

National Alliance on Mental Illness Wisconsin Notified Date 2/21/2019 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/21/2019

National Psoriasis Foundation Notified Date 3/8/2019 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/8/2019

Network Health Plan Notified Date 3/7/2019 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
3/7/2019

Pfizer Inc Notified Date 2/13/2019 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/13/2019

Sanofi US (FKA Sanofi-Aventis) Notified Date 2/15/2019 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/15/2019

SSM Health Notified Date 2/20/2019 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
2/20/2019

Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc. Notified Date 2/13/2019 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/13/2019

Walgreen Co Notified Date 3/25/2019 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
3/25/2019

WEA Insurance Corporation Notified Date 3/11/2019 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
3/11/2019

Wisconsin Academy of Family Physicians Notified Date 2/13/2019 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/13/2019

Wisconsin Association of Health Plans Notified Date 2/13/2019 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
2/13/2019

Comments
Based on the adoption of ASA 1 to AB 24, WAHP is neutral on AB 24.
Wisconsin Medical Society Notified Date 3/1/2019 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/1/2019

Wisconsin Primary Health Care Association (WPHCA) Notified Date 2/14/2019 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/14/2019

Wisconsin Psychiatric Association Notified Date 2/19/2019 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/19/2019

WPS Health Insurance Notified Date 2/18/2019 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
2/18/2019

Comments
Provided ASA 1 to AB 24 is adopted, WPS is neutral on AB 24

Lobbying Efforts

  2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
Total Hours Of Effort On This Matter 2019
January - June
630.00
2019
July - December
36.00
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 666.00
AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin Inc 2019
January - June
2019
July - December
3.00
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 3.00
Alliance of Health Insurers, U.A. 2019
January - June
59.00
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 59.00
American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) 2019
January - June
13.00
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 13.00
American Lung Association, dba American Lung Association in Wisconsin 2019
January - June
27.00
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 27.00
America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) 2019
January - June
46.00
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 46.00
Amgen, Inc. 2019
January - June
5.00
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 5.00
Bio Forward Inc. (formerly Wisconsin Biotechnology and Medical Device Association Inc) 2019
January - June
6.00
2019
July - December
3.00
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 9.00
Celgene Corporation 2019
January - June
142.00
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 142.00
Coalition of Wisconsin Aging Groups 2019
January - June
16.00
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 16.00
Common Ground Healthcare Cooperative 2019
January - June
17.00
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 17.00
CVS Health 2019
January - June
14.00
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 14.00
Health Tradition Health Plan, Inc. 2019
January - June
4.00
2019
July - December
7.00
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 11.00
Humana Inc 2019
January - June
35.00
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 35.00
Magellan Health 2019
January - June
35.00
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 35.00
Molina Healthcare, Inc. 2019
January - June
2.00
2019
July - December
4.00
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 6.00
National Alliance on Mental Illness Wisconsin 2019
January - June
1.00
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 1.00
National Psoriasis Foundation 2019
January - June
81.00
2019
July - December
7.00
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 88.00
Network Health Plan 2019
January - June
25.00
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 25.00
Pfizer Inc 2019
January - June
4.00
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 4.00
Sanofi US (FKA Sanofi-Aventis) 2019
January - June
4.00
2019
July - December
1.00
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 5.00
SSM Health 2019
January - June
12.00
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 12.00
Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc. 2019
January - June
22.00
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 22.00
WEA Insurance Corporation 2019
January - June
8.00
2019
July - December
11.00
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 19.00
Wisconsin Academy of Family Physicians 2019
January - June
39.00
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 39.00
WPS Health Insurance 2019
January - June
13.00
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 13.00