Wisconsin Association of Provider Networks

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Preferred Provider Organizations (PPO's). Those organizations which produce the PPO product, including provider networks, insurance companies, dental carriers, etc.

Lobbying Interests:
The Wisconsin Association of Provider Networks represents organizations that produce the PPO and other ancillary line products. WAPN lobbying interests include any legislation or regulation affecting health care, insurance or other issues that may affect the PPO product or health care coverage industry.

Title:
Executive Director

Contact
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Daniel Schwartzer
4600 American Parkway, East Park One, Ste 208
Madison, WI 53718
(608) 243-1007
(608) 242-8878
dan@smgltd.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Daniel Schwartzer Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/12/2005 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 1
Assembly Bill 1
relating to: refunding public debt that is used to finance tax-supported or self-amortizing facilities and creating a nonrefundable individual income tax credit for certain amounts relating to health savings accounts that may be deducted from, or are exemp...

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/21/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 4
Assembly Bill 4
relating to: creating a nonrefundable individual income tax credit for certain amounts relating to health savings accounts that may be deducted from, or are exempt from, federal income taxes.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/21/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 102
Assembly Bill 102
relating to: decreasing an appropriation of general purpose revenues for the Badger Care health care program; increasing an appropriation of general purpose revenues for prescription drug assistance; increasing an appropriation of general purpose revenues ...

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 2

None
Notification Date
7/18/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 108
Assembly Bill 108
relating to: covering certain private sector employers and their employees under the health care coverage plan for the state and its employees and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
7/18/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 181
Assembly Bill 181
relating to: renewals and extensions of business contracts.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
7/18/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 197
Assembly Bill 197
relating to: expanding the cancer drug repository program to include prescription drugs and supplies for chronic disease and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 16

None
Notification Date
7/18/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 199
Assembly Bill 199
relating to: the purchase of health care coverage through the Group Insurance Board by individuals who are engaged in the business of farming, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
7/18/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 246
Assembly Bill 246
relating to: admission standards for, and the curricula of, health occupation programs offered by technical colleges.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
7/18/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 252
Assembly Bill 252
relating to: increasing the limits for insurance coverage of nervous or mental health disorders or alcoholism or other drug abuse problems.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
7/18/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 258
Assembly Bill 258
relating to: prescription drug labels.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 195

None
Notification Date
7/18/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 259
Assembly Bill 259
relating to: provider organizations subject to health care liability requirements.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 36

None
Notification Date
7/18/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 269
Assembly Bill 269
relating to: prescription drug labels.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 196

None
Notification Date
7/18/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 274
Assembly Bill 274
relating to: allowing any provider to participate in a health care plan under the terms of the plan, requiring an annual period for providers to elect to participate in health care plans, and requiring notice to a provider of the reason for exclusion from ...

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
7/18/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 294
Assembly Bill 294
relating to: prohibiting legislation to change the purpose of the injured patients and families compensation fund.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
7/18/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 329
Assembly Bill 329
relating to: membership of the Group Insurance Board.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
7/18/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 341
Assembly Bill 341
relating to: the offering of health savings accounts under the state employee health care coverage program.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
7/18/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 351
Assembly Bill 351
relating to: eligibility of certain persons for the Health Insurance Risk-Sharing Plan.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
7/18/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 352
Assembly Bill 352
relating to: coverage under state employee health care coverage plan for certain qualifying individuals and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
7/18/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 357
Assembly Bill 357
relating to: advertising for prescription drugs.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
7/18/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 385
Assembly Bill 385
relating to: designation of state agency status for certain health care providers who provide services during a state of emergency related to public health or a state of emergency declared by a city, village, or town.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 96

None
Notification Date
7/18/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 404
Assembly Bill 404
relating to: prohibiting the Department of Health and Family Services from promulgating a rule under which fees for copies of patient health care records and X-rays equal certain amounts.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
7/18/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 467
Assembly Bill 467
relating to: gifts given or offered by prescription drug manufacturers and distributors to encourage practitioners to prescribe certain drugs and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
7/18/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 473
Assembly Bill 473
relating to: health insurance coverage for wigs for cancer patients.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
7/18/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 491
Assembly Bill 491
relating to: treating property taxes as a deduction to annual household income for purposes of determining eligibility and deductible amounts under the prescription drug assistance program for the elderly.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
7/18/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 515
Assembly Bill 515
relating to: collective bargaining over health care coverage for municipal employees and allowing municipal employers to change health care coverage plan providers.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
7/18/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 516
Assembly Bill 516
relating to: requiring the Group Insurance Board to prepare a report on offering group health insurance plans at different cost levels to local government employers and employees.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
7/18/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 517
Assembly Bill 517
relating to: requiring the Group Insurance Board to offer for purchase long-term care insurance policies to employees of local governments.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
12/27/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 518
Assembly Bill 518
relating to: factors considered in rendering a collective bargaining arbitration decision under the Municipal Employment Relations Act.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
12/27/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 519
Assembly Bill 519
relating to: disclosure of health insurance claims experience of local governmental units; bids submitted to local governmental units for health insurance; requiring the commissioner of insurance to promulgate rules establishing uniform forms for local gov...

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
12/27/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 532
Assembly Bill 532
relating to: pharmacists, contraceptives, and the definition of abortion.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
12/27/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 617
Assembly Bill 617
relating to: coverage of certain health care costs in cancer clinical trials.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 194

None
Notification Date
12/27/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 766
Assembly Bill 766
relating to: recovery of noneconomic damages in medical malpractice cases.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/6/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 788
Assembly Bill 788
relating to: posting of information relating to certain pending state contracts and orders on the Internet.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 410

None
Notification Date
2/6/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 812
Assembly Bill 812
relating to: the definition of a group health benefit plan.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/6/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 844
Assembly Bill 844
relating to: the Health Insurance Risk-Sharing Plan; creating the Health Insurance Risk-Sharing Plan Authority; a health benefit program for persons eligible for tax credits for payment of premiums; an income and franchise tax credit for Health Insurance R...

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 74

None
Notification Date
2/6/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 993
Assembly Bill 993
relating to: confidentiality of health care review records and immunity.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/22/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 1021
Assembly Bill 1021
relating to: inadmissibility of a statement of apology or condolence by a health care provider.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
4/27/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 1039
Assembly Bill 1039
relating to: persons to whom liability insurance claim settlement checks must be made payable; independent evaluations for insurance coverage of chiropractic treatment; current procedural terminology codes on health insurance claim forms; and direct paymen...

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/22/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 1052
Assembly Bill 1052
relating to: prohibiting certain rules related to defined network plans and preferred provider plans, requiring defined network plans and preferred provider plans to provide certain notices, requiring the commissioner of insurance to publish a guide descri...

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/22/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 1055
Assembly Bill 1055
relating to: creating a development zone credit for the license fees paid by certain insurers.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/8/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 1067
Assembly Bill 1067
relating to: regulating payments and gifts by drug manufacturers and distributors and consulting agreements between certain health care providers and drug manufacturers and distributors and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/7/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 1073
Assembly Bill 1073
relating to: recovery of noneconomic damages in medical malpractice cases.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 183

None
Notification Date
3/7/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 1127
Assembly Bill 1127
relating to: immunity from liability for a health care provider, health care facility, or employee of a health care provider or health care facility that, in good faith, reports a violation of the law or of a clinical or ethical standard by another health ...

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
4/6/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 1140
Assembly Bill 1140
relating to: creating the Private Health Insurance Purchasing Corporation of Wisconsin, establishing a health insurance purchasing arrangement through the use of private accounts for all state residents, adopting federal law as it relates to health savings...

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/27/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 1171
Assembly Bill 1171
relating to: creating a Healthy Wisconsin Authority and requiring a study on a catastrophic reinsurance program for health care costs.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
4/6/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 1178
Assembly Bill 1178
relating to: prohibiting the Office of the Commissioner of Insurance from promulgating certain rules related to limited-scope dental or vision plans and preferred provider plans.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
4/18/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 1181
Assembly Bill 1181
relating to: mercury in drugs, prohibiting different insurance coverage of immunizations for children on the basis of the amount of mercury contained in the vaccine used, and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
4/18/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 7
Senate Bill 7
relating to: creating a nonrefundable individual income tax credit for certain amounts relating to health savings accounts that may be deducted from, or are exempt from, federal income taxes.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/21/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 64
Senate Bill 64
relating to: decreasing an appropriation of general purpose revenues for the Badger Care health care program; increasing an appropriation of general purpose revenues for prescription drug assistance; increasing an appropriation of general purpose revenues ...

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
7/18/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 95
Senate Bill 95
relating to: continuing education for dental hygienists.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 318

None
Notification Date
7/18/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 108
Senate Bill 108
relating to: the purchase of health care coverage through the Group Insurance Board by individuals who are engaged in the business of farming, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
7/18/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 109
Senate Bill 109
relating to: expanding the cancer drug repository program to include prescription drugs and supplies for chronic disease and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
7/18/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 128
Senate Bill 128
relating to: increasing the limits for insurance coverage of nervous or mental health disorders or alcoholism or other drug abuse problems.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
7/18/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 131
Senate Bill 131
relating to: the offering of health savings accounts under the state employee health care coverage program.

Bill Text and History

Senate Bill 149
Senate Bill 149
relating to: membership of the Group Insurance Board.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 66

None
Notification Date
7/18/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 201
Senate Bill 201
relating to: prohibiting the Department of Health and Family Services from promulgating a rule under which fees for copies of patient health care records and X-rays equal certain amounts.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
7/18/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 211
Senate Bill 211
relating to: increasing the tax rates on the sale of cigarettes and chewing tobacco and using revenue from the increased tax rates for tobacco use control grants and the Medical Assistance trust fund.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
7/18/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 212
Senate Bill 212
relating to: advertising for prescription drugs.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
7/18/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 235
Senate Bill 235
relating to: treating property taxes as a deduction to annual household income for purposes of determining eligibility and deductible amounts under the prescription drug assistance program for the elderly.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
7/18/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 241
Senate Bill 241
relating to: disclosure of group health claims experience.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
12/27/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 288
Senate Bill 288
relating to: coverage of certain health care costs in cancer clinical trials.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
12/27/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 420
Senate Bill 420
relating to: the definition of a group health benefit plan.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/6/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 451
Senate Bill 451
relating to: the Health Insurance Risk-Sharing Plan; creating the Health Insurance Risk-Sharing Plan Authority; a health benefit program for persons eligible for tax credits for payment of premiums; an income and franchise tax credit for Health Insurance R...

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/6/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 578
Senate Bill 578
relating to: confidentiality of health care review records and immunity.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/22/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 602
Senate Bill 602
creating a development zone credit for the license fees paid by certain insurers. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/7/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 614
Senate Bill 614
persons to whom liability insurance claim settlement checks must be made payable; independent evaluations for insurance coverage of chiropractic treatment; current procedural terminology codes on health insurance claim forms; and direct payment to a chirop...

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/23/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 617
Senate Bill 617
prohibiting certain rules related to defined network plans and preferred provider plans, requiring defined network plans and preferred provider plans to provide certain notices, requiring the commissioner of insurance to publish a guide describing out-of-n...

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/7/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 687
Senate Bill 687
prohibiting the Office of the Commissioner of Insurance from promulgating certain rules related to limited-scope dental or vision plans and preferred provider plans. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
4/18/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 698
Senate Bill 698
creating a health care plan to cover all individuals employed in the state, requiring every employer in the state to pay an assessment for the costs of the health care plan, creating a Wisconsin Health Care Plan Board, requesting waivers of federal law, re...

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
4/27/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 720
Senate Bill 720
prohibiting certain health care providers from accepting items of value from a representative of a pharmaceutical company.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
5/2/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Resolution 19
Senate Resolution 19
encouraging public and private employers to establish and promote healthful lifestyle programs and encouraging economic incentives to stimulate the widespread adoption of such programs.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
5/2/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Budget Bill Subjects

Health and Family Services: Health
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Health and Family Services: Health

Notification Date
2/12/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Comments
No comment

Health and Family Services: Medical Assistance
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Health and Family Services: Medical Assistance

Notification Date
2/12/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Comments
No comment

Health and Family Services: Prescription Drug Assistance
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Health and Family Services: Prescription Drug Assistance

Notification Date
2/12/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Comments
No comment

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

health benefit and health care plans.
Agency Name
Insurance

Subject
health benefit and health care plans.

Register Number: 584 (8/15/2004)
Other
Notification Date
1/21/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Ins 6, 26 and 28, licensing of intermediaries and affecting small businesses.
Agency Name
Insurance

Subject
Ins 6, 26 and 28, licensing of intermediaries and affecting small businesses.

Register Number: 595 (7/15/2005)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 05-111
None
Notification Date
2/27/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Medicare supplement, Medicare select, Medicare cost, Medicare replacement, Medicare advantage and Medicare + choice plans.
Agency Name
Insurance

Subject
Medicare supplement, Medicare select, Medicare cost, Medicare replacement, Medicare advantage and Medicare + choice plans.

Register Number: 584 (8/15/2004)
Other
Notification Date
1/21/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Development, drafting, or introduction of proposal relating to DEVELOPMENT OF CATASTROPHIC HEALTH CARE FUNDING AND OTHER PROPOSALS BY THE GOVERNOR'S HEALTHY WISCONSIN COUNCIL.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Development, drafting, or introduction of proposal relating to DEVELOPMENT OF CATASTROPHIC HEALTH CARE FUNDING AND OTHER PROPOSALS BY THE GOVERNOR'S HEALTHY WISCONSIN COUNCIL.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
7/27/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

LRB 3240 - Requiring a contract with a data organization for the collection, analysis, and dissemination of health care claims information
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 3240 - Requiring a contract with a data organization for the collection, analysis, and dissemination of health care claims information

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
12/27/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Revisions to Ins 9
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Revisions to Ins 9

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
7/31/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Development, drafting, or introduction of proposal relating to LRB 1160 (WIECKERT) USING IRAS FOR LONG-TERM CARE INSURANCE
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Development, drafting, or introduction of proposal relating to LRB 1160 (WIECKERT) USING IRAS FOR LONG-TERM CARE INSURANCE

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
3/17/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

2005-2007 Medicaid Budget
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
2005-2007 Medicaid Budget

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/21/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

ADMINISTRATION use of electronic signatures by governmental units.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
ADMINISTRATION use of electronic signatures by governmental units.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/21/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

HEALTH AND FAMILY SERVICES HFS 133, home health agencies (HHAs).
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
HEALTH AND FAMILY SERVICES HFS 133, home health agencies (HHAs).

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/21/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

INSURANCE Ins 17, relating to annual patients compensation fund and mediation fund fees for the fiscal year starting July 1, 2005 and updating surcharge tables.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
INSURANCE Ins 17, relating to annual patients compensation fund and mediation fund fees for the fiscal year starting July 1, 2005 and updating surcharge tables.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/21/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2005
January - June
$14,905.80
2005
July - December
$14,283.88
2006
January - June
$14,009.68
2006
July - December
$13,486.20
Total $56,685.56
Total Hours Communicating 2005
January - June
89.00
2005
July - December
80.00
2006
January - June
81.00
2006
July - December
72.75
Total 322.75
Total Hours Other 2005
January - June
160.50
2005
July - December
156.50
2006
January - June
142.50
2006
July - December
138.00
Total 597.50

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

relating to: creating a nonrefundable individual income tax credit for certain amounts relating to health savings accounts that may be deducted from, or are exempt from, federal income taxes.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
10 %
2005
July - December
10 %
2006
January - June
5 %
2006
July - December
Total 7 %

Budget Bill Subjects

No budget bill subjects found.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

No administrative rulemaking proceedings found.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
20 %
2005
July - December
20 %
2006
January - June
25 %
2006
July - December
20 %
Total 21 %

Minor Efforts

(Time spent on matters each of which accounted for less than 10% of the organization's lobbying.)

Minor Efforts
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
6 %
2005
July - December
4 %
2006
January - June
6 %
2006
July - December
15 %
Total 8 %

Other Matters

Includes time spent on:

  • Gubernatorial nominations
  • Matters on which the organization made no lobbying communication

Other Matters
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
64 %
2005
July - December
66 %
2006
January - June
64 %
2006
July - December
65 %
Total 65 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures