Wisconsin Medical Society (formerly State Medical Society of Wisconsin)

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Health care delivery, representing physicians in the state of Wisconsin before government.

Lobbying Interests:
Health care regulation, public health and safety, medical liability, health care financing and delivery.

CEO Name:
Susan Turney, MD, MS, FACMPE, FACP
Senior Vice President, Government Relations

Contact
MG
Mark Grapentine
330 E Lakeside St
Madison, WI 53715
(608) 442-3768
(608) 442-3802
mark.grapentine@wismed.org
www.wisconsinmedicalsociety.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Mark Grapentine Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/1/2009 Withdrawn On N/A
Susan Turney, MD, MS, FACP, FAMPE Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/1/2009 Withdrawn On N/A
Timothy Bartholow MD Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/1/2009 Withdrawn On N/A
Christopher Rasch Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 10/6/2009 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 15
Assembly Bill 15
Relating to: health insurance coverage of treatment for autism spectrum disorders.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/4/2009
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 17
Assembly Bill 17
Relating to: requiring ignition interlock devices for certain motor vehicle violations, granting rule-making authority, making an appropriation, and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/5/2009
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 44
Assembly Bill 44
Relating to: the Volunteer Health Care Provider Program.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/18/2009
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 56
Assembly Bill 56
Relating to: advertising for prescription drugs.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/17/2009
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 57
Assembly Bill 57
Relating to: permitting a mother to breast-feed in any public or private location where she is otherwise authorized to be.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 148

For
Notification Date
2/17/2009
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 76
Assembly Bill 76
Relating to: requiring the Department of Transportation to establish rules allowing living will and health care power of attorney information to be included on driver's licenses, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-maki...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/2/2009
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 106
Assembly Bill 106
Relating to: underage persons possessing, consuming, or being provided alcohol beverages on licensed premises when accompanied by a parent, guardian, or spouse.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
8/20/2009
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 154
Assembly Bill 154
Relating to: prohibiting purchase of tobacco products on behalf of, or to provide to, a minor and providing penalties.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/5/2009
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 207
Assembly Bill 207
Relating to: requiring that patients be informed of health care facility use charges and that the charges be identified.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
7/7/2009
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 227
Assembly Bill 227
Relating to: directing the Pharmacy Examining Board to create a program to monitor the dispensing of prescription drugs and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 362

None
Notification Date
7/27/2009
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: prohibiting smoking in indoor areas, in sports arenas, and in public conveyances and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/1/2009
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 253
Assembly Bill 253
Relating to: prohibiting smoking in indoor areas, in sports arenas, in public conveyances, and at certain outdoor locations and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/4/2009
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 267
Assembly Bill 267
Relating to: licenses and limited X-ray machine operator permits to engage in the practice of radiography, creating a radiography examining board, granting rule-making authority, and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/3/2009
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 273
Assembly Bill 273
Relating to: podiatrist-patient privilege, immunity exemption for podiatrists providing emergency care at athletic events, allowing podiatrists to determine an illness or injury and complete forms for the purpose of granting assistance to needy veterans, a...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
5/26/2009
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
Some elements of the bill need clarification, or emphasis that scope of practice is not expanded.
None
Notification Date
5/26/2009
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
Authors are properly placing in the record a memorandum regarding no scope expansion in the bill; provisions to have agencies update materials related to this bill improve the final product.
Assembly Bill 275
Assembly Bill 275
Relating to: the Physical Therapists Affiliated Credentialing Board.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 149

None
Notification Date
2/2/2010
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 287
Assembly Bill 287
Relating to: increasing the tax on fermented malt beverages to fund law enforcement grants and alcohol and drug abuse treatment and prevention programs, granting rule-making authority, and making appropriations.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/2/2009
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 291
Assembly Bill 291
Relating to: claims for loss of society and companionship in medical malpractice cases.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
6/2/2009
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
With the uncertain fiscal and legal standing of the Injured Patients and Families Compensation Fund, and the specter of a dramatic Joint and Several liability threshold change, now is not the time to broaden the state's medical liability exposure.
Assembly Bill 341
Assembly Bill 341
Relating to: driving a motor vehicle while using a cellular telephone or other wireless telecommunications device and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
7/10/2009
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 366
Assembly Bill 366
Relating to: probation for certain drunken driving offenses and providing penalties.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
10/1/2009
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 440
Assembly Bill 440
Relating to: licensure of dietitian nutritionists and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/28/2009
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 458
Assembly Bill 458
Relating to: providing instruction in human growth and development.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 134

None
Notification Date
10/29/2009
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.
For
Notification Date
10/29/2009
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 482
Assembly Bill 482
Relating to: the minimum sale price of prescription drugs.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
10/14/2009
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 506
Assembly Bill 506
Relating to: substitutions by pharmacists dispensing epilepsy drugs.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
10/19/2009
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.
For
Notification Date
10/19/2009
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 512
Assembly Bill 512
Relating to: health insurance coverage of nervous and mental disorders, alcoholism, and other drug abuse problems.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/28/2009
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 554
Assembly Bill 554
Relating to: medical use of marijuana, the regulation of marijuana distribution organizations, requiring the exercise of rule-making authority, making appropriations, and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
11/17/2009
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
Science and research continues in this specific area of medicine; legislation should follow, not precede science when significant questions remain.
Assembly Bill 588
Assembly Bill 588
Relating to: changes to the regulation of massage therapy and bodywork, creating the Massage Therapy and Bodywork Therapy Examining Board, and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 355

None
Notification Date
2/9/2010
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 590
Assembly Bill 590
Relating to: elimination of an exception for spiritual treatment of a child in the law criminalizing physical abuse of a child and in the laws governing the practice of medicine or surgery, the investigation of child abuse or neglect, the administration of...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/7/2009
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 591
Assembly Bill 591
Relating to: authorizing certain optometrists to dispense contact lenses that deliver a therapeutic pharmaceutical agent.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 168

None
Notification Date
11/24/2009
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 610
Assembly Bill 610
Relating to: driving a motor vehicle while using a cellular telephone and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/10/2009
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 614
Assembly Bill 614
Relating to: disclosure of information by health care providers and insurers and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 146

None
Notification Date
12/14/2009
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 620
Assembly Bill 620
Relating to: physical fitness assessments, school nutrition, a quality rating system for day care centers, and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/18/2010
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
The Society strongly advises that all school districts have daily physical education programs and a minimum level of dietary standards in school food.
Assembly Bill 628
Assembly Bill 628
Relating to: the sale of unpasteurized milk, buttermilk, butter, and cream.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/15/2010
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 639
Assembly Bill 639
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

For
Notification Date
3/3/2010
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 651
Assembly Bill 651
Relating to: the wholesale distribution of prescription drugs.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/12/2010
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 653
Assembly Bill 653
Relating to: prescriptions for antimicrobial drugs for treatment of chlamydial infections, gonorrhea, or trichomoniasis.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/15/2010
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: HIV testing, disclosure of HIV test results, and providing penalties.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 209

For
Notification Date
1/27/2010
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
The Society supports the CDC recommendations in this area, including an "opt-out" approach.
Assembly Bill 665
Assembly Bill 665
Relating to: requiring an insurer to make payment directly to a provider who provides the insurer with an assignment of benefits.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/23/2010
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
This bill helps fight consumer confusion and will reduce administrative burdens in the health care workplace.
Assembly Bill 671
Assembly Bill 671
Relating to: licensing anesthesiologist assistants and creating the Council on Anesthesiologist Assistants and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/27/2010
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 675
Assembly Bill 675
Relating to: hospital staff privileges for and written agreements required for nurse-midwives and allowing nurse-midwives to elect to be covered under the injured patients and families compensation fund.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/26/2010
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: health care plans operated by cooperative associations.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
1/25/2010
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 697
Assembly Bill 697
Relating to: the BadgerCare Plus Basic Plan, Benchmark Plan benefits, and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/8/2010
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 710
Assembly Bill 710
Relating to: inadmissibility of a statement, a gesture, or conduct expressing apology or condolence by a health care provider.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/15/2010
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 730
Assembly Bill 730
Relating to: prohibiting health insurance policies and self-insured health plans from excluding coverage for injuries based on the use of alcohol or controlled substances.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/19/2010
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 770
Assembly Bill 770
Relating to: assessment on critical access hospitals; payments to critical access hospitals under the Medical Assistance Program; creating a rural physician residency assistance program; the physician, dentist, and health care provider loan assistance prog...

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 190

None
Notification Date
3/9/2010
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: designation of a corporation to receive funding for electronic health information exchange, creation of a corporation, and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 274

For
Notification Date
3/1/2010
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 787
Assembly Bill 787
Relating to: the term of office of the commissioner of insurance.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/8/2010
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 815
Assembly Bill 815
Relating to: physical examinations and discovery of patients' records in civil actions.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/5/2010
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 828
Assembly Bill 828
Relating to: allowing certified advanced practice nurse prescribers to determine an illness or injury and complete forms for the purpose of medical review related to motor vehicle operator's licenses, allowing certified advanced practice nurse prescribers ...

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
3/29/2010
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
The bill could be improved with clarifying scope of practice language, similar to other legislation this session.
Assembly Bill 877
Assembly Bill 877
Relating to: duties of physicians and of the Medical Examining Board and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 382

None
Notification Date
3/26/2010
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 955
Assembly Bill 955
Relating to: abuse and neglect of patients and residents.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/15/2010
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 109
Assembly Joint Resolution 109
Relating to: prohibiting partial vetoes of parts of bill sections (first consideration).

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/7/2010
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 3
Senate Bill 3
Relating to: health insurance coverage of treatment for autism spectrum disorders.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/22/2009
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 16
Senate Bill 16
Relating to: permitting a mother to breast-feed in any public or private location where she is otherwise authorized to be.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/27/2009
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 30
Senate Bill 30
Relating to: underage persons possessing, consuming, or being provided alcohol beverages on licensed premises when accompanied by a parent, guardian, or spouse.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
8/20/2009
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 32
Senate Bill 32
Relating to: prohibited alcohol concentration.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/4/2009
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 66
Senate Bill 66
Relating to: operation of a motor vehicle while under the influence of an intoxicant and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 100

For
Notification Date
10/8/2009
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 80
Senate Bill 80
Relating to: the Volunteer Health Care Provider Program.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 93

For
Notification Date
3/6/2009
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 91
Senate Bill 91
Relating to: the use of cellular telephones and other devices while operating certain motor vehicles transporting children and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/19/2009
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.
For
Notification Date
3/19/2009
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 103
Senate Bill 103
Relating to: restrictions on the operation of motor vehicles by persons using electronic text messaging devices and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/19/2009
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.
For
Notification Date
3/19/2009
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 115
Senate Bill 115
Relating to: licensure of dietitians and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/20/2009
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: notification to the state and certain public agencies regarding a medical malpractice claim and limits on liability.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 278

None
Notification Date
3/19/2009
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 180
Senate Bill 180
Relating to: granting prescriptive authority to psychologists and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/27/2009
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
Better access to mental health services is definitely needed; however, this bill is not the right way to accomplish that while still ensuring the best patient care.
Senate Bill 181
Senate Bill 181
Relating to: prohibiting smoking in indoor areas, in sports arenas, in public conveyances, and at certain outdoor locations and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 12

For
Notification Date
5/4/2009
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 184
Senate Bill 184
Relating to: licenses and limited X-ray machine operator permits to engage in the practice of radiography, creating a radiography examining board, granting rule-making authority, and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 106

For
Notification Date
6/2/2009
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 191
Senate Bill 191
Relating to: podiatrist-patient privilege, immunity exemption for podiatrists providing emergency care at athletic events, allowing podiatrists to determine an illness or injury and complete forms for the purpose of granting assistance to needy veterans, a...

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 113

Against
Notification Date
5/8/2009
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
Some elements of the bill need clarification, or emphasis that scope of practice is not expanded.
None
Notification Date
5/8/2009
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
Authors are properly placing in the record a memorandum regarding no scope expansion in the bill; provisions to have agencies update materials related to this bill improve the final product.
Senate Bill 198
Senate Bill 198
Relating to: donating drugs and dispensing donated drugs.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/12/2010
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 203
Senate Bill 203
Relating to: claims for loss of society and companionship in medical malpractice cases.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
5/26/2009
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
With the uncertain fiscal and legal standing of the Injured Patients and Families Compensation Fund, now is not the time to expand potential liability.
Senate Bill 324
Senate Bill 324
Relating to: providing instruction in human growth and development.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
10/29/2009
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.
For
Notification Date
10/29/2009
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: substitutions by pharmacists dispensing epilepsy drugs.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
10/19/2009
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.
For
Notification Date
10/19/2009
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 355
Senate Bill 355
Relating to: prohibiting electronic text messaging while driving and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/19/2009
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 362
Senate Bill 362
Relating to: health insurance coverage of nervous and mental disorders, alcoholism, and other drug abuse problems.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 218

For
Notification Date
10/29/2009
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 368
Senate Bill 368
Relating to: medical use of marijuana, the regulation of marijuana distribution organizations, requiring the exercise of rule-making authority, making appropriations, and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
11/17/2009
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
Science and research continues in this specific area of medicine; legislation should follow, not precede science when significant questions remain.
Senate Bill 384
Senate Bill 384
Relating to: defense to criminal prosecutions for parent or guardian for using spiritual treatment in lieu of medical treatment on a child and the election of Christian Science treatment for a child in lieu of medical or surgical treatment for the cure of ...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
11/9/2009
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: changes to the regulation of massage therapy and bodywork, creating the Massage Therapy and Bodywork Therapy Examining Board, and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/9/2010
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 418
Senate Bill 418
Relating to: disclosure of information by health care providers and insurers and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
12/8/2009
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 425
Senate Bill 425
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

For
Notification Date
12/17/2009
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 434
Senate Bill 434
Relating to: the sale of unpasteurized milk, buttermilk, butter, and cream.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/15/2010
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: hospital staff privileges for and written agreements required for nurse-midwives and allowing nurse-midwives to elect to be covered under the injured patients and families compensation fund.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/18/2010
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 453
Senate Bill 453
Relating to: requiring an insurer to make payment directly to a provider who provides the insurer with an assignment of benefits.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/12/2010
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
This bill helps fight consumer confusion and will reduce administrative burdens in the health care workplace.
Senate Bill 455
Senate Bill 455
Relating to: the wholesale distribution of prescription drugs.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 142

For
Notification Date
1/12/2010
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 460
Senate Bill 460
Relating to: prescriptions for antimicrobial drugs for treatment of chlamydial infections, gonorrhea, or trichomoniasis.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 280

For
Notification Date
1/15/2010
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 471
Senate Bill 471
Relating to: health care plans operated by cooperative associations.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 165

None
Notification Date
1/25/2010
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 483
Senate Bill 483
Relating to: prohibiting health insurance policies and self-insured health plans from excluding coverage for injuries based on the use of alcohol or controlled substances.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/26/2010
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 484
Senate Bill 484
Relating to: the BadgerCare Plus Basic Plan, Benchmark Plan benefits, and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 219

None
Notification Date
2/8/2010
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 535
Senate Bill 535
Relating to: licensing anesthesiologist assistants and creating the Council on Anesthesiologist Assistants and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/15/2010
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 553
Senate Bill 553
Relating to: assessment on critical access hospitals; payments to critical access hospitals under the Medical Assistance Program; creating a rural physician residency assistance program; the physician, dentist, and health care provider loan assistance prog...

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/9/2010
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 556
Senate Bill 556
Relating to: the term of office of the commissioner of insurance.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/3/2010
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 563
Senate Bill 563
Relating to: the statute of limitations for wrongful death claims arising out of medical malpractice.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/10/2010
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: designation of a corporation to receive funding for electronic health information exchange, creation of a corporation, and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/3/2010
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 628
Senate Bill 628
Relating to: physical examinations and discovery of patients' records in civil actions.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/5/2010
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 635
Senate Bill 635
Relating to: duties of physicians and of the Medical Examining Board and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/26/2010
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 637
Senate Bill 637
Relating to: creating an individual income tax checkoff for childhood cancer research programs and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/14/2010
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 657
Senate Bill 657
Relating to: abuse and neglect of patients and residents.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/6/2010
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 Joint Resolution 61
Senate Joint Resolution 61
Relating to: prohibiting partial vetoes of parts of bill sections (first consideration).

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/7/2010
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 Joint Resolution 62
Senate Joint Resolution 62
Relating to: the right of the people to contract privately for health care services and health care coverage, and prohibiting requiring a person to obtain or maintain health insurance coverage or to participate in any health care system or plan (first cons...

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/9/2010
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

Children and Families
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Children and Families

Notification Date
2/23/2009
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.

Circuit Courts
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Circuit Courts

Notification Date
2/23/2009
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.

General Fund Taxes
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
General Fund Taxes

Notification Date
2/23/2009
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.

General Provisions
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
General Provisions

Notification Date
7/16/2009
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
2/23/2009
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
2/23/2009
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
2/23/2009
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: Prescription Drug Assistance
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Health and Family Services: Prescription Drug Assistance

Notification Date
2/23/2009
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
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Insurance

Notification Date
2/23/2009
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.

Regulation and Licensing
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Regulation and Licensing

Notification Date
2/23/2009
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.

Tobacco Control Board
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Tobacco Control Board

Notification Date
2/23/2009
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

Fiscal 2010 fund fees, provider classifications, and mediation panel fees and affecting small business.
Agency Name
Insurance

Subject
Fiscal 2010 fund fees, provider classifications, and mediation panel fees and affecting small business.

Register Number: 634 (11/1/2008)
Against
Notification Date
3/5/2009
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
IPFCF fees should not be raised while litigation over the $200 million taken from the Fund continues.
Supporting Documentation
20090305_092613_Testimony - IPFCF fees - 03-02-09.pdf

Prescribing limitations on physician assistants.
Agency Name
Medical Examining Board

Subject
Prescribing limitations on physician assistants.

Register Number: 617 (5/15/2007)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 09-006
For
Notification Date
1/30/2009
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.

RL 7, the Impaired Professionals Procedure (IPP).
Agency Name
Regulation and Licensing

Subject
RL 7, the Impaired Professionals Procedure (IPP).

Register Number: 648 (1/1/2010)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 10-081
None
Notification Date
2/11/2010
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

State budget: 2011-13 biennium.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
State budget: 2011-13 biennium.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
11/22/2010
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.

Legislative Council: Special Committee on Health Care Access
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Legislative Council: Special Committee on Health Care Access

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
6/1/2010
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.

Legislative Council: Special Committee on Health Care Reform Implementation
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Legislative Council: Special Committee on Health Care Reform Implementation

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
6/1/2010
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.

Legislative Council: Special Committee on Infant Mortality
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Legislative Council: Special Committee on Infant Mortality

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
6/1/2010
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.

Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST).
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST).

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
11/18/2009
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.

Practice of Athletic Trainers
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Practice of Athletic Trainers

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
9/24/2009
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 nomination of Sheldon Wasserman, MD to the Medical Examining Board
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Support nomination of Sheldon Wasserman, MD to the Medical Examining Board

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
4/14/2009
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.

Psychologist scope expansion: prescribing privileges
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Psychologist scope expansion: prescribing privileges

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/11/2009
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
Wisconsin Medical Society

Wisconsin Health Information Organization
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Wisconsin Health Information Organization

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/10/2009
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
Wisconsin Medical Society

Health administration simplification
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Health administration simplification

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/22/2009
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
Wisconsin Medical Society

Health insurance premium spending
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Health insurance premium spending

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/22/2009
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
Wisconsin Medical Society

Physician Profiling
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Physician Profiling

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/22/2009
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
Wisconsin Medical Society

Physician workforce
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Physician workforce

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/22/2009
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
Wisconsin Medical Society

Advance Directives
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Advance Directives

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/1/2009
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
Wisconsin Medical Society

Data Collection
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Data Collection

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/1/2009
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
Wisconsin Medical Society

Health Care Reform
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Health Care Reform

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/1/2009
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
Wisconsin Medical Society

Medical Assistance
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Medical Assistance

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/1/2009
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
Wisconsin Medical Society

Regulation of Physician Assistants - MED 8
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Regulation of Physician Assistants - MED 8

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
1/1/2009
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
Wisconsin Medical Society

Worker's Compensation.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Worker's Compensation.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/1/2009
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
Wisconsin Medical Society

Total Lobbying Effort

  2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2009
January - June
$164,061.88
2009
July - December
$222,231.70
2010
January - June
$311,002.09
2010
July - December
$285,158.47
Total $982,454.14
Total Hours Communicating 2009
January - June
219.00
2009
July - December
301.00
2010
January - June
437.75
2010
July - December
258.25
Total 1216.00
Total Hours Other 2009
January - June
1416.25
2009
July - December
1364.50
2010
January - June
2008.50
2010
July - December
1906.25
Total 6695.50

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: granting prescriptive authority to psychologists and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
10 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: prohibiting smoking in indoor areas, in sports arenas, in public conveyances, and at certain outdoor locations and providing a penalty.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
10 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: claims for loss of society and companionship in medical malpractice cases.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
12 %
2010
January - June
5 %
2010
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: designation of a corporation to receive funding for electronic health information exchange, creation of a corporation, and making an appropriation.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
10 %
2010
July - December
Total 3 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
7 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 1 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
10 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 2 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
17 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 4 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

No administrative rulemaking proceedings found.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
5 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 1 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
9 %
2009
July - December
13 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
16 %
Total 9 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
19 %
2009
July - December
20 %
2010
January - June
30 %
2010
July - December
28 %
Total 25 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
5 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 1 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
9 %
2010
January - June
5 %
2010
July - December
17 %
Total 8 %

Minor Efforts

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

Minor Efforts
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
13 %
2009
July - December
41 %
2010
January - June
50 %
2010
July - December
39 %
Total 37 %

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures