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Senate Bill 737

Relating To: Relating to: regulation of pharmacy benefit managers, fiduciary and disclosure requirements on pharmacy benefit managers, and application of prescription drug payments to health insurance cost-sharing requirements. (FE)
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Lobbying Principals

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Principal Name Notified Date Communication Date Comments Supporting Documentation  
AbbVie, Inc. Notified Date 12/5/2023 Communication Date 12/4/2023 Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
12/5/2023

Advancing Free Market Healthcare Notified Date 12/6/2023 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
12/6/2023

Comments
We will be working to see this bill amended to remove provisions related to copay assistance programs, mail order, and other provisions that are not consistent with free market principles. We are currently against the proposal as introduced
Alliance of Health Insurers, U.A. Notified Date 12/5/2023 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
12/5/2023

American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) Notified Date 12/4/2023 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
12/4/2023

American Diabetes Association Notified Date 12/4/2023 Communication Date 11/16/2023 Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
12/4/2023

America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) Notified Date 12/6/2023 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
12/6/2023

Arthritis Foundation Notified Date 1/5/2024 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/5/2024

BioForward Inc. (formerly Wisconsin Biotechnology and Medical Device Association Inc) Notified Date 12/4/2023 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
12/4/2023

Cigna Corporate Services LLC Notified Date 1/23/2024 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
1/23/2024

Coalition of Wisconsin Aging Groups Notified Date 12/4/2023 Communication Date 12/4/2023 Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
12/4/2023

Common Ground Healthcare Cooperative Notified Date 12/6/2023 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
12/6/2023

Concordia University, Inc. Notified Date 12/7/2023 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
12/7/2023

CVS Health Notified Date 12/6/2023 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
12/6/2023

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Notified Date 12/8/2023 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
12/8/2023

Elevance Health, and its affiliates dba Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield Notified Date 12/4/2023 Communication Date 12/1/2023 Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
12/4/2023

Genentech, Inc., A Member of the Roche Group Notified Date 12/20/2023 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
12/20/2023

GlaxoSmithKline Inc Notified Date 12/6/2023 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
12/6/2023

Hy-Vee, Inc. Notified Date 1/18/2024 Communication Date 1/17/2024 Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/18/2024

Kwik Trip Inc. Notified Date 12/18/2023 Communication Date 12/14/2023 Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
12/18/2023

Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce Notified Date 12/8/2023 Communication Date 11/13/2023 Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
12/8/2023

Navitus Health Solutions Notified Date 1/29/2024 Communication Date 9/20/2023 Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
1/29/2024

Comments
Supportive of audit reforms and transparency. Against other provisions.
Navitus Health Solutions, LLC Notified Date 1/29/2024 Communication Date 9/20/2023 Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
1/29/2024

Comments
Support audit reform and transparency.
Otsuka America Pharmaceutical, Inc. Notified Date 12/4/2023 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
12/4/2023

Pfizer Inc. Notified Date 2/3/2024 Communication Date 2/2/2024 Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/3/2024

Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA) Notified Date 12/4/2023 Communication Date 12/1/2023 Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
12/4/2023

Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) Notified Date 12/8/2023 Communication Date 12/1/2023 Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
12/8/2023

Pharmacy Society of Wisconsin Notified Date 12/5/2023 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
12/5/2023

Sanofi US (FKA Sanofi-Aventis) Notified Date 12/4/2023 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
12/4/2023

The Alliance Notified Date 12/6/2023 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
12/6/2023

Comments
We are opposed to this proposal as introduced due to provisions that would increase the cost of healthcare for employers and employees such as restrictions on mail order and the treatment of copay assistance programs
The ALS Association Notified Date 12/8/2023 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
12/8/2023

United HealthCare Services Inc. Notified Date 12/4/2023 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
12/4/2023

Vertex Pharmaceuticals Notified Date 12/4/2023 Communication Date 12/4/2023 Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
12/4/2023

Vivent Health Notified Date 12/13/2023 Communication Date 12/6/2023 Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
12/13/2023

Wisconsin Academy of Family Physicians Notified Date 12/13/2023 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
12/13/2023

Wisconsin Association of Health Plans Notified Date 12/4/2023 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
12/4/2023

Wisconsin Association of Hematology and Oncology Notified Date 12/4/2023 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
12/4/2023

Wisconsin Counties Association Notified Date 12/5/2023 Communication Date 12/4/2023 Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
12/5/2023

Wisconsin Dermatological Society Notified Date 1/2/2024 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/2/2024

Wisconsin Grocers Association Notified Date 12/6/2023 Communication Date 11/29/2023 Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
12/6/2023

Wisconsin Independent Pharmacy Association, Inc. Notified Date 12/6/2023 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
12/6/2023

Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce Notified Date 12/4/2023 Communication Date 12/4/2023 Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
12/4/2023

Wisconsin Medical Society Notified Date 12/4/2023 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
12/4/2023

Wisconsin Primary Health Care Association (WPHCA) Notified Date 12/4/2023 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
12/4/2023

Lobbying Efforts

  2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
Total Hours Of Effort On This Matter 2023
January - June
2023
July - December
611.00
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 611.00
AbbVie, Inc. 2023
January - June
2023
July - December
38.00
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 38.00
Alliance of Health Insurers, U.A. 2023
January - June
2023
July - December
40.00
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 40.00
American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) 2023
January - June
2023
July - December
15.00
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 15.00
American Diabetes Association 2023
January - June
2023
July - December
3.00
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 3.00
America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) 2023
January - June
2023
July - December
82.00
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 82.00
BioForward Inc. (formerly Wisconsin Biotechnology and Medical Device Association Inc) 2023
January - June
2023
July - December
17.00
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 17.00
Coalition of Wisconsin Aging Groups 2023
January - June
2023
July - December
18.00
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 18.00
Common Ground Healthcare Cooperative 2023
January - June
2023
July - December
8.00
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 8.00
CVS Health 2023
January - June
2023
July - December
50.00
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 50.00
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation 2023
January - June
2023
July - December
10.00
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 10.00
Elevance Health, and its affiliates dba Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield 2023
January - June
2023
July - December
43.00
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 43.00
GlaxoSmithKline Inc 2023
January - June
2023
July - December
6.00
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 6.00
Hy-Vee, Inc. 2023
January - June
2023
July - December
3.00
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 3.00
Kwik Trip Inc. 2023
January - June
2023
July - December
16.00
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 16.00
Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce 2023
January - June
2023
July - December
5.00
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 5.00
Navitus Health Solutions, LLC 2023
January - June
2023
July - December
16.00
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 16.00
Otsuka America Pharmaceutical, Inc. 2023
January - June
2023
July - December
12.00
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 12.00
Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA) 2023
January - June
2023
July - December
69.00
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 69.00
Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) 2023
January - June
2023
July - December
6.00
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 6.00
Pharmacy Society of Wisconsin 2023
January - June
2023
July - December
44.00
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 44.00
Sanofi US (FKA Sanofi-Aventis) 2023
January - June
2023
July - December
11.00
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 11.00
The Alliance 2023
January - June
2023
July - December
4.00
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 4.00
The ALS Association 2023
January - June
2023
July - December
11.00
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 11.00
United HealthCare Services Inc. 2023
January - June
2023
July - December
34.00
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 34.00
Vertex Pharmaceuticals 2023
January - June
2023
July - December
4.00
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 4.00
Vivent Health 2023
January - June
2023
July - December
21.00
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 21.00
Wisconsin Association of Hematology and Oncology 2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2.00
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 2.00
Wisconsin Grocers Association 2023
January - June
2023
July - December
7.00
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 7.00
Wisconsin Independent Pharmacy Association, Inc. 2023
January - June
2023
July - December
7.00
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 7.00
Wisconsin Primary Health Care Association (WPHCA) 2023
January - June
2023
July - December
9.00
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 9.00