Wisconsin Physicians Service Insurance Corporation (WPS)

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Insurance.

Lobbying Interests:
We may attempt to influence areas of state legislation and administration rules that affect the market conduct of health and life insurance business operations. Additional subject areas of interest to us not listed in IVB, include, but are not limited to: commerce and business; financial institutions; human services; tort system; Worker's Compensation.

CEO Name:
James Riordan
Senior VP Administrative Assistant

Contact
KO
Kimberly Olson
PO Box 8190
Madison, WI 53708-8190
(608) 221-4711
(608) 221-7109
kim.olson@wpsic.com

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Kathryn Ambelang Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/6/2009 Withdrawn On N/A
Patrick Osborne Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/6/2009 Withdrawn On N/A
Andrew Engel Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/6/2009 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 1
Assembly Bill 1
Relating to: state procurement of products and services from businesses located in this state and setting a goal for local government to purchase a certain percentage of products and services from businesses located in this state.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
1/26/2009
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.
Assembly Bill 2
Assembly Bill 2
Relating to: state procurement of contractual services.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 136

None
Notification Date
1/26/2009
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.
Assembly Bill 15
Assembly Bill 15
Relating to: health insurance coverage of treatment for autism spectrum disorders.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/13/2009
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 16
Assembly Bill 16
Relating to: requiring health insurance coverage of hearing aids and cochlear implants for persons under 18 years of age.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/3/2009
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 41
Assembly Bill 41
Relating to: a state minimum wage, permitting the enactment of local living wage ordinances, and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

None
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.
Assembly Bill 74
Assembly Bill 74
Relating to: creating a nonrefundable individual income tax credit for certain amounts relating to health savings accounts that may be deducted from, or are exempt from, federal income taxes.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/23/2009
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.
Assembly Bill 80
Assembly Bill 80
Relating to: an education tax credit for businesses.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/11/2009
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.
Assembly Bill 91
Assembly Bill 91
Relating to: an income and franchise tax credit for workplace wellness programs, granting rule-making authority, and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

None
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.
Assembly Bill 100
Assembly Bill 100
Relating to: preexisting condition exclusions, modifications at renewal, and establishing a standard application for individual health benefit plans and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/3/2009
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 105
Assembly Bill 105
Relating to: arbitration and fair-share agreements during collective bargaining negotiations under the Municipal Employment Relations Act.

Bill Text and History

None
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.
Assembly Bill 108
Assembly Bill 108
Relating to: portability under group health benefit plans and independent review of insurance policy rescissions and preexisting condition exclusion denials under group and individual health benefit plans.

Bill Text and History

None
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.
Assembly Bill 111
Assembly Bill 111
Relating to: the lifetime limit under the Health Insurance Risk-Sharing Plan.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 83

None
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.
Assembly Bill 112
Assembly Bill 112
Relating to: health insurance coverage denials for eligibility under the Health Insurance Risk-Sharing Plan.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 84

None
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.
Assembly Bill 116
Assembly Bill 116
Relating to: school conference and activities leave.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
5/14/2009
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 118
Assembly Bill 118
Relating to: coverage of dependents under health care plans.

Bill Text and History

None
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.
Assembly Bill 141
Assembly Bill 141
Relating to: requiring distribution of autism-related information, requiring a referral when certain diagnoses are made, providing funding for the Medical Assistance autism benefit, licensure of autism paraprofessionals, creating an autism paraprofessional...

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
4/20/2009
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 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
4/20/2009
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 217
Assembly Bill 217
Relating to: requiring health insurance coverage of colorectal cancer screening and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
4/20/2009
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 255
Assembly Bill 255
Relating to: eligibility for unemployment insurance benefits and payment of extended benefits; excluding recovery and reinvestment act moneys from the calculation of expenditure restraint payments; eligibility for participation in the programs of a communi...

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 11

None
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 331
Assembly Bill 331
Relating to: insurance coverage of orthotic and prosthetic devices and services.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
6/30/2009
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.
Assembly Bill 368
Assembly Bill 368
Relating to: providing descriptions of claims that exceed $10,000.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
8/13/2009
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 369
Assembly Bill 369
Relating to: social and financial impact reports.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
8/13/2009
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 488
Assembly Bill 488
Relating to: requiring newborn hearing screening.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
10/23/2009
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.
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

None
Notification Date
10/23/2009
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.
Assembly Bill 539
Assembly Bill 539
Relating to: disclosure of information by health care providers, insurers, and governmental self-insured plans; requiring acceptance by a health care provider of a payment amount in certain circumstances; and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority...

Bill Text and History

None
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.
Assembly Bill 540
Assembly Bill 540
Relating to: allowing out-of-state insurers to offer health care plans that are exempt from certain laws to employers and individuals in this state.

Bill Text and History

None
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.
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
12/15/2009
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 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

None
Notification Date
1/11/2010
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.
Assembly Bill 640
Assembly Bill 640
Relating to: expanding the types of governmental units that may participate in a joint local governmental self-insured health insurance plan.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
1/11/2010
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.
Assembly Bill 653
Assembly Bill 653
Relating to: prescriptions for antimicrobial drugs for treatment of chlamydial infections, gonorrhea, or trichomoniasis.

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 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

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 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
2/17/2010
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 701
Assembly Bill 701
Relating to: the Interstate Insurance Receivership Compact, investment guidelines for charitable gift annuity segregated accounts, Health Insurance Risk-Sharing Plan assessment participation, reciprocity for long-term care insurance policies, voting by fra...

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 342

None
Notification Date
2/17/2010
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

None
Notification Date
2/17/2010
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

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 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 789
Assembly Bill 789
Relating to: insurance coverage of the services of behavior analysts for autism treatment.

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 878
Assembly Bill 878
Relating to: a grant for providing assistance to individuals to obtain and maintain health care benefits and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/25/2010
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 1
Senate Bill 1
Relating to: a state minimum wage, permitting the enactment of local living wage ordinances, and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
1/9/2009
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 3
Senate Bill 3
Relating to: health insurance coverage of treatment for autism spectrum disorders.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
1/9/2009
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 27
Senate Bill 27
Relating to: requiring health insurance coverage of hearing aids and cochlear implants for persons under 18 years of age.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 14

None
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 45
Senate Bill 45
Relating to: creating a nonrefundable individual income tax credit for certain amounts relating to health savings accounts that may be deducted from, or are exempt from, federal income taxes.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/13/2009
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 46
Senate Bill 46
Relating to: arbitration and fair-share agreements during collective bargaining negotiations under the Municipal Employment Relations Act.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 21

None
Notification Date
4/20/2009
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 52
Senate Bill 52
Relating to: an education tax credit for businesses.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
4/20/2009
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 56
Senate Bill 56
Relating to: an income and franchise tax credit for workplace wellness programs, granting rule-making authority, and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
4/20/2009
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 62
Senate Bill 62
Relating to: state finances and appropriations and making diverse other changes in the statutes.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 2

None
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.
Senate Bill 63
Senate Bill 63
Relating to: a postsecondary education tax credit for businesses.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/3/2009
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.
Senate Bill 70
Senate Bill 70
Relating to: coverage of dependents under health care plans.

Bill Text and History

None
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.
Senate Bill 71
Senate Bill 71
Relating to: preexisting condition exclusions, modifications at renewal, and establishing a standard application for individual health benefit plans and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

None
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.
Senate Bill 72
Senate Bill 72
Relating to: portability under group health benefit plans and independent review of insurance policy rescissions and preexisting condition exclusion denials under group and individual health benefit plans.

Bill Text and History

None
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.
Senate Bill 73
Senate Bill 73
Relating to: the lifetime limit under the Health Insurance Risk-Sharing Plan.

Bill Text and History

None
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.
Senate Bill 74
Senate Bill 74
Relating to: health insurance coverage denials for eligibility under the Health Insurance Risk-Sharing Plan.

Bill Text and History

None
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.
Senate Bill 163
Senate Bill 163
Relating to: requiring health insurance coverage of colorectal cancer screening and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 346

None
Notification Date
4/20/2009
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 189
Senate Bill 189
Relating to: eligibility for unemployment insurance benefits and payment of extended benefits; excluding recovery and reinvestment act moneys from the calculation of expenditure restraint payments; eligibility for participation in the programs of a communi...

Bill Text and History

None
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.
Senate Bill 323
Senate Bill 323
Relating to: requiring newborn hearing screening.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 279

None
Notification Date
10/23/2009
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.
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

None
Notification Date
11/2/2009
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 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
12/9/2009
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 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

None
Notification Date
12/22/2009
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 427
Senate Bill 427
Relating to: expanding the types of governmental units that may participate in a joint local governmental self-insured health insurance plan.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 369

None
Notification Date
1/11/2010
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.
Senate Bill 430
Senate Bill 430
Relating to: collective bargaining over health care coverage for municipal employees, allowing municipal employers to change health care coverage plan providers, and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
12/22/2009
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 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

None
Notification Date
1/13/2010
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

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 466
Senate Bill 466
Relating to: regulation by the office of the commissioner of insurance of self-insured health plans offered by a city, town, village, county, or school district, providing a penalty, and granting rule-making authority.

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.
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

None
Notification Date
2/17/2010
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
2/17/2010
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 516
Senate Bill 516
Relating to: the Interstate Insurance Receivership Compact, investment guidelines for charitable gift annuity segregated accounts, Health Insurance Risk-Sharing Plan assessment participation, reciprocity for long-term care insurance policies, voting by fra...

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/17/2010
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
3/1/2010
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.
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

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.
Senate Bill 633
Senate Bill 633
Relating to: a grant for providing assistance to individuals to obtain and maintain health care benefits and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/25/2010
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.

Budget Bill Subjects

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

Notification Date
1/26/2009
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.

Employee Trust Funds
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Employee Trust Funds

Notification Date
1/26/2009
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.

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
1/26/2009
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.

Health and Family Services: Family Care and Other Community-Based Long-Term Care Programs
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Health and Family Services: Family Care and Other Community-Based Long-Term Care Programs

Notification Date
1/26/2009
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.

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

Notification Date
1/26/2009
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.

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

Notification Date
1/26/2009
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.

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

Notification Date
1/26/2009
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.

Insurance
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Insurance

Notification Date
1/26/2009
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.

Wisconsin Technical College System
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Wisconsin Technical College System

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.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

Chapters ETF 10, 20, 40, and 41, domestic partner benefits and the expansion of health insurance coverage to adult dependents up to the age of 27 years.
Agency Name
Employee Trust Funds

Subject
Chapters ETF 10, 20, 40, and 41, domestic partner benefits and the expansion of health insurance coverage to adult dependents up to the age of 27 years.

Register Number: 648 (12/15/2009)
None
Notification Date
1/11/2010
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.

Ins 17.28 (3s), retroactive coverage requests.
Agency Name
Insurance

Subject
Ins 17.28 (3s), retroactive coverage requests.

Register Number: 647 (12/1/2009)
None
Notification Date
12/4/2009
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.

Ins 17.35 (4), primary coverage deductibles and affecting small business.
Agency Name
Insurance

Subject
Ins 17.35 (4), primary coverage deductibles and affecting small business.

Register Number: 647 (12/1/2009)
None
Notification Date
12/4/2009
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.

Ins 18, health benefit plan grievance and independent review organizations review procedures and affecting small business.
Agency Name
Insurance

Subject
Ins 18, health benefit plan grievance and independent review organizations review procedures and affecting small business.

Register Number: 653 (6/1/2010)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 10-023
None
Notification Date
6/3/2010
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.

Ins 2.81, use of the 2001 CSO Preferred Class Structure Mortality Table in determining reserve liabilities.
Agency Name
Insurance

Subject
Ins 2.81, use of the 2001 CSO Preferred Class Structure Mortality Table in determining reserve liabilities.

Register Number: 644 (9/1/2009)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 10-026
None
Notification Date
10/7/2009
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.

Ins 3.28, uniform questions and format for individual health insurance application and affecting small business.
Agency Name
Insurance

Subject
Ins 3.28, uniform questions and format for individual health insurance application and affecting small business.

Register Number: 645 (10/1/2009)
None
Notification Date
10/7/2009
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.

Ins 3.34, coverage of dependents to age 27 and affecting small business.
Agency Name
Insurance

Subject
Ins 3.34, coverage of dependents to age 27 and affecting small business.

Register Number: 647 (11/15/2009)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 09-095
None
Notification Date
12/4/2009
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.

Ins 3.35, colorectal cancer screening coverage and affecting small business.
Agency Name
Insurance

Subject
Ins 3.35, colorectal cancer screening coverage and affecting small business.

Register Number: 654 (7/1/2010)
None
Notification Date
7/16/2010
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.

Ins 3.36, the treatment of autism spectrum disorders and affecting small business.
Agency Name
Insurance

Subject
Ins 3.36, the treatment of autism spectrum disorders and affecting small business.

Register Number: 643 (8/1/2009)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 09-094
None
Notification Date
10/7/2009
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.

Ins 3.375, health insurance coverage of nervous and mental disorders, alcoholism and other drug abuse problems and affecting small business.
Agency Name
Insurance

Subject
Ins 3.375, health insurance coverage of nervous and mental disorders, alcoholism and other drug abuse problems and affecting small business.

Register Number: 654 (7/1/2010)
None
Notification Date
7/16/2010
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.

Ins 3.39 (34), Wis. Adm. Code, Medicare supplement and replacement insurance guarantee issue events and affecting small business.
Agency Name
Insurance

Subject
Ins 3.39 (34), Wis. Adm. Code, Medicare supplement and replacement insurance guarantee issue events and affecting small business.

Register Number: 641 (6/1/2009)
None
Notification Date
6/16/2009
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.

Ins 3.39, relating to Medicare supplement insurance products and affecting small business.
Agency Name
Insurance

Subject
Ins 3.39, relating to Medicare supplement insurance products and affecting small business.

Register Number: 633 (9/15/2008)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 09-076
None
Notification Date
2/2/2009
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.

Ins 3.60, disclosures for health care claim settlements and affecting small business.
Agency Name
Insurance

Subject
Ins 3.60, disclosures for health care claim settlements and affecting small business.

Register Number: 642 (7/1/2009)
None
Notification Date
10/7/2009
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.

Ins 3.75, continuation of group health insurance policy coverage for employees and their dependents and affecting small business.
Agency Name
Insurance

Subject
Ins 3.75, continuation of group health insurance policy coverage for employees and their dependents and affecting small business.

Register Number: 646 (10/15/2009)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 09-096
None
Notification Date
12/4/2009
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.

Ins 3.75, Wis. Adm. Code, continuation of group policy coverage for employees and their dependents and affecting small business.
Agency Name
Insurance

Subject
Ins 3.75, Wis. Adm. Code, continuation of group policy coverage for employees and their dependents and affecting small business.

Register Number: 650 (3/1/2010)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 10-038
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.

Ins 51.01, the risk-based capital of health insurers, property and casualty insurers, and fraternal insurers.
Agency Name
Insurance

Subject
Ins 51.01, the risk-based capital of health insurers, property and casualty insurers, and fraternal insurers.

Register Number: 653 (5/15/2010)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 10-077
None
Notification Date
6/3/2010
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.

Ins 6, general insurance provisions and affecting small business.
Agency Name
Insurance

Subject
Ins 6, general insurance provisions and affecting small business.

Register Number: 653 (6/1/2010)
None
Notification Date
6/3/2010
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.

Ins 6.05 and 6.07, filing of insurance forms and insurance policy language simplification and affecting small business.
Agency Name
Insurance

Subject
Ins 6.05 and 6.07, filing of insurance forms and insurance policy language simplification and affecting small business.

Register Number: 646 (10/15/2009)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 10-076
None
Notification Date
12/4/2009
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.

Ins 6.90, Wis. Adm. Code, designations or certifications purporting to demonstrate special expertise in the financial or retirement needs of seniors and affecting small business.
Agency Name
Insurance

Subject
Ins 6.90, Wis. Adm. Code, designations or certifications purporting to demonstrate special expertise in the financial or retirement needs of seniors and affecting small business.

Register Number: 637 (2/1/2009)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 09-038
None
Notification Date
10/7/2009
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.

Ins 8, employee benefit plans and affecting small business.
Agency Name
Insurance

Subject
Ins 8, employee benefit plans and affecting small business.

Register Number: 653 (6/1/2010)
None
Notification Date
6/3/2010
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.

Ins 8.49 Appendix 1, Wis. Adm. Code, small employer uniform employee application for group health insurance and affecting small business.
Agency Name
Insurance

Subject
Ins 8.49 Appendix 1, Wis. Adm. Code, small employer uniform employee application for group health insurance and affecting small business.

Register Number: 641 (6/1/2009)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 10-067
None
Notification Date
6/16/2009
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.

Revises subchapter III of Chapter Ins 18, independent review procedures and affecting small business.
Agency Name
Insurance

Subject
Revises subchapter III of Chapter Ins 18, independent review procedures and affecting small business.

Register Number: 645 (10/1/2009)
None
Notification Date
10/7/2009
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

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
5/28/2010
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.

Legislation relating to assignment of benefits (LRB 3691/1 & LRB 4034/1)
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Legislation relating to assignment of benefits (LRB 3691/1 & LRB 4034/1)

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/11/2010
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.

Ins 3.34--Relating to coverage of dependents to age 27 and affecting small business
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Ins 3.34--Relating to coverage of dependents to age 27 and affecting small business

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
11/2/2009
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.

INS 18, subch. III Independent review procedures and affecting small business
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
INS 18, subch. III Independent review procedures and affecting small business

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
9/29/2009
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.

INS 3.28 Uniform questions and format for individual health insurance application and affecting small business
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
INS 3.28 Uniform questions and format for individual health insurance application and affecting small business

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
9/29/2009
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.

INS 3.36 Treatment of autism spectrum disorders and affecting small business
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
INS 3.36 Treatment of autism spectrum disorders and affecting small business

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
9/29/2009
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.

INS 3.60 Disclosures for health care claim settlements and affecting small business
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
INS 3.60 Disclosures for health care claim settlements and affecting small business

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
9/29/2009
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.

INS 3.75 Continuation of employer discontinued Group Policy coverage
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
INS 3.75 Continuation of employer discontinued Group Policy coverage

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
9/29/2009
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.

INS 57 Care management organizations and affecting small business
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
INS 57 Care management organizations and affecting small business

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
9/29/2009
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.

INS 6.05 Filing of insurance forms and insurance policy language simplification and affecting small business
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
INS 6.05 Filing of insurance forms and insurance policy language simplification and affecting small business

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
9/29/2009
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.

INS 9.32 and 9.33 Preferred provider plan coverage of off-panel provider services under certain circumstances and affecting small businesses
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
INS 9.32 and 9.33 Preferred provider plan coverage of off-panel provider services under certain circumstances and affecting small businesses

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
9/29/2009
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.

LRB 0932/3 - requiring health insurance coverage of hearing aids and cochlear implants for person under 18 years of age
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 0932/3 - requiring health insurance coverage of hearing aids and cochlear implants for person under 18 years of age

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/26/2009
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.

Regulation of commercial insurance in the individual and small group market
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Regulation of commercial insurance in the individual and small group market

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/26/2009
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.

Broker/agent disclosures
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Broker/agent disclosures

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/8/2009
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.

Collection and reporting of health care data
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Collection and reporting of health care data

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/8/2009
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.

Creating a consumer disclosure of price and network participation status for health care providers.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Creating a consumer disclosure of price and network participation status for health care providers.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/8/2009
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.

Creation of a mandatory state health plan for public school employees
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Creation of a mandatory state health plan for public school employees

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/8/2009
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.

credentialing of providers
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
credentialing of providers

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/8/2009
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.

Development of a uniform credentialing process for health care providers with insurers and health plans
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Development of a uniform credentialing process for health care providers with insurers and health plans

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/8/2009
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.

Development, drafting, or introduction of proposal relating to HEALTH INSURANCE MARKET REFORM STRATEGIES.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Development, drafting, or introduction of proposal relating to HEALTH INSURANCE MARKET REFORM STRATEGIES.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/8/2009
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.

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

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/8/2009
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.

Expansion of price and performance disclosure by physicians and hospitals.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Expansion of price and performance disclosure by physicians and hospitals.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/8/2009
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.

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

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/8/2009
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.

Health Reinsurance Proposals
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Health Reinsurance Proposals

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/8/2009
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.

Healthy Wisconsin Council Recommendations
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Healthy Wisconsin Council Recommendations

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/8/2009
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.

Healthy Wisconsin Proposal
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Healthy Wisconsin Proposal

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/8/2009
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.

HIRSP Assessment Tax Credits - Transferability
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
HIRSP Assessment Tax Credits - Transferability

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/8/2009
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.

INS 3.39 Medicare Supplement Rules
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
INS 3.39 Medicare Supplement Rules

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
1/8/2009
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.

Issues relating to health care cost containment strategies
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Issues relating to health care cost containment strategies

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/8/2009
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.

LRB 3560/1 - Allow out-of-state insurer to offer health care plans exempt from certain state laws & provide for domestic health insurer to request an exemption
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 3560/1 - Allow out-of-state insurer to offer health care plans exempt from certain state laws & provide for domestic health insurer to request an exemption

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/8/2009
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.

LRB 3822/1 - Authorize insurer to offer indiv policies that do not include any/all of the health insurance mandates.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 3822/1 - Authorize insurer to offer indiv policies that do not include any/all of the health insurance mandates.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/8/2009
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.

LRB 3900/Transparency
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 3900/Transparency

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/8/2009
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.

LRB-3210/1, relating to disclosure of information by health care providers and insurers
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB-3210/1, relating to disclosure of information by health care providers and insurers

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/8/2009
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.

Proposals on Local Government Health Partnerships
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Proposals on Local Government Health Partnerships

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/8/2009
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.

Proposals to create health reinsurance mechanism
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Proposals to create health reinsurance mechanism

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/8/2009
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.

Proposals to federalize the tax treatment of health savings accounts
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Proposals to federalize the tax treatment of health savings accounts

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/8/2009
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.

Proposals to subsidize health insurance premiums or create a premium assistance program
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Proposals to subsidize health insurance premiums or create a premium assistance program

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/8/2009
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.

relating to creating a Catastrophic Care Authority
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
relating to creating a Catastrophic Care Authority

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/8/2009
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2009
January - June
$35,552.30
2009
July - December
$36,905.05
2010
January - June
$36,663.10
2010
July - December
$35,293.36
Total $144,413.81
Total Hours Communicating 2009
January - June
17.50
2009
July - December
3.25
2010
January - June
8.75
2010
July - December
2.00
Total 31.50
Total Hours Other 2009
January - June
248.00
2009
July - December
176.50
2010
January - June
184.50
2010
July - December
145.00
Total 754.00

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: coverage of dependents under health care plans.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: preexisting condition exclusions, modifications at renewal, and establishing a standard application for individual health benefit plans and granting rule-making authority.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: portability under group health benefit plans and independent review of insurance policy rescissions and preexisting condition exclusion denials under group and individual health benefit plans.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: the lifetime limit under the Health Insurance Risk-Sharing Plan.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: health insurance coverage denials for eligibility under the Health Insurance Risk-Sharing Plan.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: preexisting condition exclusions, modifications at renewal, and establishing a standard application for individual health benefit plans and granting rule-making authority.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: portability under group health benefit plans and independent review of insurance policy rescissions and preexisting condition exclusion denials under group and individual health benefit plans.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: the lifetime limit under the Health Insurance Risk-Sharing Plan.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: health insurance coverage denials for eligibility under the Health Insurance Risk-Sharing Plan.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: coverage of dependents under health care plans.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: requiring health insurance coverage of hearing aids and cochlear implants for persons under 18 years of age.
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 2 %
Relating to: requiring health insurance coverage of hearing aids and cochlear implants for persons under 18 years of age.
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 2 %
Relating to: health insurance coverage of treatment for autism spectrum disorders.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
15 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 5 %
Relating to: health insurance coverage of treatment for autism spectrum disorders.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
15 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 5 %
Relating to: requiring an insurer to make payment directly to a provider who provides the insurer with an assignment of benefits.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
5 %
2010
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: requiring an insurer to make payment directly to a provider who provides the insurer with an assignment of benefits.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
5 %
2010
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: the BadgerCare Plus Basic Plan, Benchmark Plan benefits, 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
5 %
2010
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: the BadgerCare Plus Basic Plan, Benchmark Plan benefits, 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
5 %
2010
July - December
Total 1 %

Budget Bill Subjects

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 2 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
15 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 5 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

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 2 %
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 2 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
10 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 2 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
60 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
15 %
Total 17 %
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 2 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
35 %
2010
July - December
Total 9 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
10 %
Total 2 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
30 %
Total 6 %

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
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
15 %
Total 3 %

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
10 %
2009
July - December
15 %
2010
January - June
20 %
2010
July - December
10 %
Total 14 %

Other Matters

Includes time spent on:

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

Other Matters
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
15 %
2010
January - June
15 %
2010
July - December
20 %
Total 11 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures