Wisconsin Coalition of Behavioral Health Providers, Inc

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Behavioral Health Providers

Lobbying Interests:
Health Care, Mental Health, Alcohol and other Drug Abuse Issues Related to Profession and Practice.

CEO Name:
Gary Yeast
President

Contact
GY
Gary Yeast
PO Box 221
Wausau, WI 54402-0092
(715) 842-3913
(715) 842-0092

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Ann Jablonski Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 5/17/2007 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 335
Assembly Bill 335
relating to: preliminary hearings for allegations of sexual exploitation by a therapist.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
7/26/2007
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 463
Assembly Bill 463
relating to: mental health professionals who may provide outpatient services for the treatment of nervous and mental conditions and alcoholism and other drug abuse problems or who, under Medical Assistance, may provide psychotherapy and alcohol and other d...

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
7/26/2007
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 178
Senate Bill 178
relating to: health insurance coverage of treatment for autism spectrum disorders.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
5/29/2007
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 246
Senate Bill 246
relating to: mental health professionals who may provide outpatient services for the treatment of nervous and mental conditions and alcoholism and other drug abuse problems or who, under Medical Assistance, may provide psychotherapy and alcohol and other d...

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
7/26/2007
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

Insurance
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Insurance

Notification Date
7/18/2007
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
Health insurance mandates: mental health and autism coverage

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

HFS 35 and repealing ss. HFS 61.91 to 61.98, Outpatient Mental health Clinics.
Agency Name
Health and Family Services
Subject
HFS 35 and repealing ss. HFS 61.91 to 61.98, Outpatient Mental health Clinics.
Scope Statement
Register Number: 593 (6/1/2005)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 06-080
Other
Notification Date
7/18/2007
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

LRB2320/1 Amendments to the Mental Health Act
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB2320/1 Amendments to the Mental Health Act

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
7/18/2007
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

  2007
January - June
2007
July - December
2008
January - June
2008
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2007
January - June
$4,000.00
2007
July - December
$4,000.00
2008
January - June
$4,000.00
2008
July - December
$2,500.00
Total $14,500.00
Total Hours Communicating 2007
January - June
3.20
2007
July - December
2.50
2008
January - June
3.30
2008
July - December
16.40
Total 25.40
Total Hours Other 2007
January - June
9.80
2007
July - December
49.40
2008
January - June
37.20
2008
July - December
38.85
Total 135.25

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

relating to: health insurance coverage of treatment for autism spectrum disorders.
2007
January - June
2007
July - December
2008
January - June
2008
July - December
Total
2007
January - June
76 %
2007
July - December
12 %
2008
January - June
16 %
2008
July - December
Total 14 %
relating to: preliminary hearings for allegations of sexual exploitation by a therapist.
2007
January - June
2007
July - December
2008
January - June
2008
July - December
Total
2007
January - June
2007
July - December
2 %
2008
January - June
2008
July - December
Total < 1%
relating to: mental health professionals who may provide outpatient services for the treatment of nervous and mental conditions and alcoholism and other drug abuse problems or who, under Medical Assistance, may provide psychotherapy and alcohol and other drug abuse services and exempting certain Medical Assistance benefits from physician prescription requirements.
2007
January - June
2007
July - December
2008
January - June
2008
July - December
Total
2007
January - June
2007
July - December
4 %
2008
January - June
39 %
2008
July - December
Total 11 %
relating to: mental health professionals who may provide outpatient services for the treatment of nervous and mental conditions and alcoholism and other drug abuse problems or who, under Medical Assistance, may provide psychotherapy and alcohol and other drug abuse services and exempting certain Medical Assistance benefits from physician prescription requirements.
2007
January - June
2007
July - December
2008
January - June
2008
July - December
Total
2007
January - June
2007
July - December
47 %
2008
January - June
2008
July - December
Total 15 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2007
January - June
2007
July - December
2008
January - June
2008
July - December
Total
2007
January - June
2007
July - December
8 %
2008
January - June
2008
July - December
Total 2 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

2007
January - June
2007
July - December
2008
January - June
2008
July - December
Total
2007
January - June
2007
July - December
27 %
2008
January - June
14 %
2008
July - December
100 %
Total 47 %

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

No topics found.

Minor Efforts

No minor efforts found.

Other Matters

Includes time spent on:

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

Other Matters
2007
January - June
2007
July - December
2008
January - June
2008
July - December
Total
2007
January - June
24 %
2007
July - December
2008
January - June
31 %
2008
July - December
Total 10 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures