Wisconsin Health and Hospital Association Inc

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Hospitals.

Lobbying Interests:
WHA may attempt to influence legislation and rules affecting hospitals and other health care providers as well as community health in general.

CEO Name:
Steve Brenton
Senior Vice President

Contact
EB
Eric Borgerding
PO Box 259038
Madison, WI 53725-9038
(608) 274-1820
(608) 274-8554
eborgerding@wha.org
www.wha.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Eric Borgerding Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/5/2005 Withdrawn On N/A
Jodi Bloch Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/5/2005 Withdrawn On N/A
Steve Brenton Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/5/2005 Withdrawn On N/A
Laura J Leitch Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/5/2005 Withdrawn On N/A
George Quinn Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/5/2005 Withdrawn On N/A
Judith Warmuth Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/18/2005 Withdrawn On N/A
Bill Bazan Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/18/2005 Withdrawn On N/A
Patrick Essie Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 3/9/2005 Withdrawn On N/A
Peter Kammer Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 3/9/2005 Withdrawn On N/A
Michael Weiden Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 3/9/2005 Withdrawn On N/A
Jennifer Boese Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 3/9/2005 Withdrawn On N/A
Steven Foti Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 5/2/2005 Withdrawn On 2/1/2006

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 33
Assembly Bill 33
relating to: an exception to confidentiality requirements for treatment records.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 485

Other
Notification Date
1/19/2006
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 168
Assembly Bill 168
relating to: prohibiting certain persons from refusing to honor, or from attempting to avoid honoring, a document of gift for donation of an anatomical gift and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/25/2005
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 228
Assembly Bill 228
relating to: increasing funding for local youth apprenticeship grants for programs that are targeted at providing training in the areas of health care and health care technology and making appropriations.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/23/2005
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

For
Notification Date
3/18/2005
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

Other
Notification Date
5/23/2005
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 270
Assembly Bill 270
relating to: donation of newborn umbilical cord blood.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 56

None
Notification Date
12/21/2005
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 305
Assembly Bill 305
relating to: requiring a hospital to provide to a sexual assault victim, with consent, information and emergency contraception and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
5/23/2005
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 349
Assembly Bill 349
relating to: transfer of certain program credits within the University of Wisconsin System.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/23/2005
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 350
Assembly Bill 350
relating to: transfer of nursing course credits between the University of Wisconsin System and the Technical College System.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/23/2005
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 356
Assembly Bill 356
relating to: requiring the Department of Transportation to inquire about and offer living will and health care power of attorney forms to applicants for driver's licenses and identification cards, and including living will and health care power of attorney...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/21/2005
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 387
Assembly Bill 387
relating to: eligibility of a person enrolled in a program that confers a master's degree in nursing for a loan under the Nursing Student Loan Program.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 368

For
Notification Date
5/23/2005
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
5/23/2005
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 465
Assembly Bill 465
relating to: the transfer of patient health care records from one health care provider to another and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
12/21/2005
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 492
Assembly Bill 492
relating to: service charges of municipal storm water utilities and complaints about municipal storm water and other sewer utilities.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/21/2005
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 493
Assembly Bill 493
relating to: creating an individual and corporate income tax exemption for interest on bonds or notes issued by the Wisconsin Health and Educational Facilities Authority for purposes related to the purchase of information technology equipment by health fac...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/17/2005
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.
Assembly Bill 553
Assembly Bill 553
relating to: social and financial impact reports.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/21/2005
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 621
Assembly Bill 621
relating to: requiring notice of unauthorized acquisitions of computerized personal information and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
12/16/2005
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 659
Assembly Bill 659
relating to: consent for the recovery, processing, or distribution of certain anatomical gifts.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 229

Other
Notification Date
12/21/2005
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 683
Assembly Bill 683
relating to: authorizing medically related actions by advanced practice nurse prescribers and physician assistants.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 187

For
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 737
Assembly Bill 737
relating to: return of funds in excess of surplus and incurred liabilities.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/21/2005
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 763
Assembly Bill 763
relating to: carrying a concealed weapon, possessing or transporting a firearm under certain circumstances, background checks for handgun purchases, photographic identification cards for retired law enforcement officers, requiring the exercise of rule-maki...

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
10/28/2005
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 764
Assembly Bill 764
relating to: awards to persons suffering damages as the result of medical malpractice and evidence of compensation for those damages.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/25/2005
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 765
Assembly Bill 765
relating to: coverage under the injured patients and families compensation fund of medical school graduates engaged in postgraduate training.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 51

For
Notification Date
10/25/2005
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

For
Notification Date
10/25/2005
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 779
Assembly Bill 779
relating to: increasing the rate of the tax imposed on cigarettes; increasing the Medical Assistance nursing home and hospital outpatient reimbursement rates; increasing Medical Assistance reimbursement for projected caseload increases; transferring moneys...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/25/2005
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 811
Assembly Bill 811
relating to: report on infections acquired at hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
11/9/2005
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 830
Assembly Bill 830
relating to: anatomical gifts and the powers and duties of coroners and medical examiners.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 230

None
Notification Date
12/21/2005
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 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

For
Notification Date
12/16/2005
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 869
Assembly Bill 869
relating to: nursing school faculties.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/13/2005
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 907
Assembly Bill 907
relating to: requiring a contract with a data organization for the collection, analysis, and dissemination of health care claims information; eliminating the Board on Health Care Information, the Interagency Coordinating Council, and the Independent Review...

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 228

For
Notification Date
12/29/2005
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 976
Assembly Bill 976
relating to: a loan program for medical students who agree to practice medicine in rural areas, requiring the exercise of rule-making authority, and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

For
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.
Assembly Bill 987
Assembly Bill 987
relating to: caregiver background information and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/7/2006
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 993
Assembly Bill 993
relating to: confidentiality of health care review records and immunity.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/7/2006
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 1021
Assembly Bill 1021
relating to: inadmissibility of a statement of apology or condolence by a health care provider.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/3/2006
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
2/27/2006
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 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
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.
Assembly Bill 1071
Assembly Bill 1071
relating to: the time limit for a person under the age of 18 to bring action against a health care provider.

Bill Text and History

For
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.
Assembly Bill 1072
Assembly Bill 1072
relating to: awards to persons suffering damages as the result of medical malpractice and evidence of compensation for those damages.

Bill Text and History

For
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.
Assembly Bill 1073
Assembly Bill 1073
relating to: recovery of noneconomic damages in medical malpractice cases.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 183

For
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.
Assembly Bill 1074
Assembly Bill 1074
relating to: recovery of attorney fees in medical malpractice cases.

Bill Text and History

For
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.
Assembly Bill 1087
Assembly Bill 1087
relating to: creating an individual income tax checkoff for prostate cancer research, creating the Prostate Cancer Research Board, creating the prostate cancer research program, and making appropriations.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 460

For
Notification Date
4/3/2006
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 Joint Resolution 77
Assembly Joint Resolution 77
relating to: creating a revenue limit for the state and local governmental units, depositing excess revenue into an emergency reserve, returning excess revenue to taxpayers, elector approval for exceeding the revenue limit, state and local governmental app...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/23/2006
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.
Assembly Resolution 14
Assembly Resolution 14
relating to: asking the Wisconsin technical college system and the University of Wisconsin System to collaborate to reduce the nursing shortage and reduce the shortage of other health care occupation professionals.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/23/2005
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 127
Senate Bill 127
relating to: donation of newborn umbilical cord blood.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
5/23/2005
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 164
Senate Bill 164
relating to: notice regarding unauthorized acquisition of personal information.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 138

Other
Notification Date
8/30/2005
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 166
Senate Bill 166
relating to: requiring a hospital to provide to a sexual assault victim, with consent, information and emergency contraception and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
12/21/2005
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 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
5/23/2005
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

For
Notification Date
5/23/2005
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 221
Senate Bill 221
relating to: the provision of information regarding shaken baby syndrome and impacted babies to the parents of newborn infants, training regarding shaken baby syndrome and impacted babies for day care providers, and instruction regarding shaken baby syndro...

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 165

Other
Notification Date
6/13/2005
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 228
Senate Bill 228
relating to: provider organizations subject to health care liability requirements.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/13/2005
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 305
Senate Bill 305
relating to: child safety restraint systems, safety belt use requirements in motor vehicles, and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

Other
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 354
Senate Bill 354
relating to: authorizing medically related actions by advanced practice nurse prescribers and physician assistants.

Bill Text and History

For
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 371
Senate Bill 371
relating to: mandatory overtime hours worked by health care workers employed by health care facilities and providing penalties.

Bill Text and History

Against
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 388
Senate Bill 388
relating to: establishing a publicly financed health care system for residents of this state, creating the Department of Health Planning and Finance, Health Policy Board, and regional consumer health councils, granting rule-making authority, and making app...

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
12/21/2005
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 403
Senate Bill 403
relating to: carrying a concealed weapon, possessing or transporting a firearm under certain circumstances, background checks for handgun purchases, photographic identification cards for retired law enforcement officers, requiring the exercise of rule-maki...

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
10/28/2005
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 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

For
Notification Date
12/16/2005
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 457
Senate Bill 457
relating to: confidentiality of certain information and documents and privilege and immunity from civil liability for certain persons under the statewide trauma care system.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 315

For
Notification Date
2/7/2006
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 578
Senate Bill 578
relating to: confidentiality of health care review records and immunity.

Bill Text and History

For
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.
Senate Bill 579
Senate Bill 579
relating to: caregiver background information and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 351

For
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.
Senate Bill 605
Senate Bill 605
changing the definition of hospital for purposes of approval by the Department of Health and Family Services and Medical Assistance reimbursement. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
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.
Senate Bill 658
Senate Bill 658
creating an individual income tax checkoff for prostate cancer research, creating the Prostate Cancer Research Board, creating the prostate cancer research program, and making appropriations.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/3/2006
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 63
Senate Resolution 63
creating a revenue limit for the state and local governmental units, depositing excess revenue into an emergency reserve, returning excess revenue to taxpayers, elector approval for exceeding the revenue limit, state and local governmental approval for red...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/23/2006
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.

Budget Bill Subjects

Administration: Agency Services
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Administration: Agency Services

Notification Date
2/28/2005
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: Attached Programs
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Administration: Attached Programs

Notification Date
2/28/2005
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.

Bonding Authorization
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Bonding Authorization

Notification Date
2/28/2005
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: Departmentwide and Management and Technology
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Health and Family Services: Departmentwide and Management and Technology

Notification Date
2/1/2005
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: Health
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Health and Family Services: Health

Notification Date
2/28/2005
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: Medical Assistance
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Health and Family Services: Medical Assistance

Notification Date
2/1/2005
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.

Wisconsin Health and Educational Facilities Authorities
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Wisconsin Health and Educational Facilities Authorities

Notification Date
2/28/2005
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.

Workforce Development: Employment, Training and Vocational Rehabilitation Programs
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Workforce Development: Employment, Training and Vocational Rehabilitation Programs

Notification Date
2/1/2005
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.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

Fees for copies of patient health care records. (Ch. HFS 117)
Agency Name
Health and Family Services

Subject
Fees for copies of patient health care records. (Ch. HFS 117)

Register Number: 561 (10/1/2002)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 03-111
Against
Notification Date
1/1/2005
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.

HFS 105, certification of dental hygienists under the Medical Assistance program.
Agency Name
Health and Family Services

Subject
HFS 105, certification of dental hygienists under the Medical Assistance program.

Register Number: 588 (1/1/2005)
For
Notification Date
5/31/2006
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.

Incorporate terminology regarding defined network plans and revise requirements for preferred provider plans.
Agency Name
Insurance

Subject
Incorporate terminology regarding defined network plans and revise requirements for preferred provider plans.

Register Number: 549 (10/1/2001)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 05-059
Against
Notification Date
12/14/2005
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

Health care workforce shortage and planning issues.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Health care workforce shortage and planning issues.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
12/29/2006
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.

Revisions to Chapter 940 at it relates to hospitals
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Revisions to Chapter 940 at it relates to hospitals

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
11/28/2006
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.

Support for the appointment of Joe Kachelski to the HIRSP Authority Board
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Support for the appointment of Joe Kachelski to the HIRSP Authority Board

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
3/23/2006
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.

treatment of behavioral health records in electronic medical records
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
treatment of behavioral health records in electronic medical records

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/7/2006
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.

Medicaid funding
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Medicaid funding

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/31/2006
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.

federal/state regulatory consistency
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
federal/state regulatory consistency

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/19/2006
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.

quality improvement activity
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
quality improvement activity

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/19/2006
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.

Local payments for health care services
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Local payments for health care services

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
12/28/2005
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.

Bureau of EMS State Trauma Advisory Administrative Rules
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Bureau of EMS State Trauma Advisory Administrative Rules

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

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.

Emergency Care Coordination related to Medical Assistance(MA) Patients
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Emergency Care Coordination related to Medical Assistance(MA) Patients

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

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.

GAMP Funding (MA Disproportionate Share Hospital program)
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
GAMP Funding (MA Disproportionate Share Hospital program)

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.

Hospital Bioterrorism Preparedness Program
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Hospital Bioterrorism Preparedness Program

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

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.

Surrogate health care decision-making and advance directives
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Surrogate health care decision-making and advance directives

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.

Credit Transfer & Uniform Curriculum
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Credit Transfer & Uniform Curriculum

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
12/13/2005
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.

LRB 3240 relating to 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 relating to 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
12/13/2005
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.

Nurse Faculty Credentials
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Nurse Faculty Credentials

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
12/13/2005
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.

Medical Malpractice Reform
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Medical Malpractice Reform

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
8/30/2005
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.

Access to dental services.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Access to dental services.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/28/2005
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.

Hospital construction.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Hospital construction.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/28/2005
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.

Increasing the cigarette tax.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Increasing the cigarette tax.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/28/2005
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.

Appointment of Mary Ann Clark to the Nursing Home Administrator Examining Board
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Appointment of Mary Ann Clark to the Nursing Home Administrator Examining Board

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/1/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

CR 03-111 re:copying fees for medical records
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
CR 03-111 re:copying fees for medical records

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
2/1/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Hospital and health care information
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Hospital and health care information

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/1/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Mandatory reporting of infection rates
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Mandatory reporting of infection rates

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/1/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Public reporting of clinical drug trials
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Public reporting of clinical drug trials

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/1/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Rewrite of HFS 124
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Rewrite of HFS 124

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
2/1/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

TABOR
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
TABOR

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/1/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Tax exemptions and non-profits
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Tax exemptions and non-profits

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/1/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Tissue donation
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Tissue donation

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/1/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2005
January - June
$460,172.48
2005
July - December
$324,541.73
2006
January - June
$440,233.17
2006
July - December
$292,374.72
Total $1,517,322.10
Total Hours Communicating 2005
January - June
395.75
2005
July - December
318.75
2006
January - June
329.25
2006
July - December
278.75
Total 1322.50
Total Hours Other 2005
January - June
1945.55
2005
July - December
1937.10
2006
January - June
2408.55
2006
July - December
1750.49
Total 8041.69

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

relating to: recovery of noneconomic damages in medical malpractice cases.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
20 %
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 5 %
relating to: confidentiality of health care review records and immunity.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
12 %
2006
July - December
Total 4 %
relating to: creating a revenue limit for the state and local governmental units, depositing excess revenue into an emergency reserve, returning excess revenue to taxpayers, elector approval for exceeding the revenue limit, state and local governmental approval for reducing the revenue limit, allowing local governmental units to raise revenue to compensate for reductions in state aid, requiring the state to reduce its revenue limit in conjunction with reduction in state aid, reimbursing the reasonable costs of imposing state mandates, standing to bring a suit to enforce the revenue limits, and requiring the approval of only one legislature to amend the revenue limit provisions (first consideration).
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
13 %
2006
July - December
Total 4 %
relating to: recovery of noneconomic damages in medical malpractice cases.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
43 %
2006
July - December
Total 13 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
70 %
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 18 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
10 %
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 2 %
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
10 %
2006
July - December
Total 3 %

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
2005
July - December
15 %
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 4 %
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
20 %
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 5 %

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
30 %
2005
July - December
35 %
2006
January - June
22 %
2006
July - December
100 %
Total 44 %

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures