Wisconsin Primary Health Care Association

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Promoting access to community oriented primary health care in Wisconsin's medically underserved communities.

Lobbying Interests:
Primary health care access including primary medical, dental, & behavior health, and issues eliminating geographic, financial & cultural barriers to services for all state residents.

CEO Name:
Stephanie Harrison
Director Administrative Service

Contact
BW
Beverly Willer
4600 American Parkway, Suite 204
Madison, WI 53718
(608) 277-7477
(608) 277-7474
bwiller@wphca.org
wphca.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Tom Petri Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 2/6/2009 Withdrawn On N/A
Stephanie Harrison Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 2/6/2009 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 44
Assembly Bill 44
Relating to: the Volunteer Health Care Provider Program.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/27/2009
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 103
Assembly Bill 103
Relating to: authorizing temporary permits to practice dentistry or dental hygiene without compensation.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 10

For
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 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
4/13/2009
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 184
Assembly Bill 184
Relating to: increasing expense deductions for income and franchise tax purposes.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/15/2009
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 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 293
Assembly Bill 293
Relating to: collection of workforce data on registered nurse and licensed practical nurse license renewal forms.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/15/2009
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 405
Assembly Bill 405
Relating to: prohibiting the manufacture and sale of bottles and cups for children that contain bisphenol A, creating labeling requirements, making an appropriation, and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/15/2009
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 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
10/26/2009
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 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 659
Assembly Bill 659
Relating to: HIV testing, disclosure of HIV test results, and providing penalties.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 209

Other
Notification Date
2/3/2010
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 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

Other
Notification Date
2/3/2010
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 697
Assembly Bill 697
Relating to: the BadgerCare Plus Basic Plan, Benchmark Plan benefits, and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/3/2010
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 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

For
Notification Date
3/5/2010
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 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
3/5/2010
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 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

For
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 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
4/13/2009
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 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

For
Notification Date
4/13/2009
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 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
6/1/2009
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.
Senate Bill 70
Senate Bill 70
Relating to: coverage of dependents under health care plans.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/23/2009
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

For
Notification Date
4/23/2009
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

For
Notification Date
4/23/2009
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 115
Senate Bill 115
Relating to: licensure of dietitians and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/15/2009
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.
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

For
Notification Date
10/15/2009
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.
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 271
Senate Bill 271
Relating to: prohibiting the manufacture and sale at wholesale of certain baby bottles and cups for children that contain bisphenol A, creating labeling requirements, making an appropriation, and providing penalties.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 145

For
Notification Date
10/15/2009
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.
Senate Bill 323
Senate Bill 323
Relating to: requiring newborn hearing screening.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 279

For
Notification Date
10/15/2009
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.
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
11/10/2009
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.
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

For
Notification Date
2/1/2010
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 455
Senate Bill 455
Relating to: the wholesale distribution of prescription drugs.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 142

For
Notification Date
2/1/2010
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 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

Other
Notification Date
2/3/2010
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 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

Other
Notification Date
2/1/2010
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 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

For
Notification Date
3/5/2010
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.

Budget Bill Subjects

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

Notification Date
1/26/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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
1/26/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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

Phar 7.09, relating to remote dispensing of prescription drugs and devices at certain facilities in Wisconsin.
Agency Name
Pharmacy Examining Board

Subject
Phar 7.09, relating to remote dispensing of prescription drugs and devices at certain facilities in Wisconsin.

Register Number: 628 (5/1/2008)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 09-099
Other
Notification Date
1/21/2010
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

Assistance for Community Health Centers that are hoping to purchase and utilize health information technology and electronic health records.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Assistance for Community Health Centers that are hoping to purchase and utilize health information technology and electronic health records.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

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.

Improving the state's current licensure process for dentists that move into Wisconsin from other states.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Improving the state's current licensure process for dentists that move into Wisconsin from other states.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

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.

Potential changes to the state's statutory definition of dentistry and dental hygiene
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Potential changes to the state's statutory definition of dentistry and dental hygiene

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

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.

Status and future of Medicaid dental contracts in Milwaukee, Waukesha, Racine and Kenosha Counties.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Status and future of Medicaid dental contracts in Milwaukee, Waukesha, Racine and Kenosha Counties.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

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.

The DEB's proposed Administrative Rule that would allow foreign-trained dentists to receive licensure in Wisconsin if certain requirements are met.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
The DEB's proposed Administrative Rule that would allow foreign-trained dentists to receive licensure in Wisconsin if certain requirements are met.

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

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.

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

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

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.

Budget considerations surrounding the State Community Health Center Grant Program - administered through DHFS Dept. of Public Health
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Budget considerations surrounding the State Community Health Center Grant Program - administered through DHFS Dept. of Public Health

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

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.

Legislative efforts relating to the Medicaid reimbursement and the BadgerCare program
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Legislative efforts relating to the Medicaid reimbursement and the BadgerCare program

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

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.

Legislative or rule-making efforts relating to increasing dental health access
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Legislative or rule-making efforts relating to increasing dental health access

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2009
January - June
$12,241.10
2009
July - December
$4,923.00
2010
January - June
$8,380.20
2010
July - December
$7,782.57
Total $33,326.86
Total Hours Communicating 2009
January - June
96.00
2009
July - December
50.00
2010
January - June
69.50
2010
July - December
42.25
Total 257.75
Total Hours Other 2009
January - June
98.75
2009
July - December
40.00
2010
January - June
80.50
2010
July - December
77.50
Total 296.75

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: the Volunteer Health Care Provider Program.
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%
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
2009
July - December
10 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: the wholesale distribution of prescription drugs.
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 %
Relating to: health insurance coverage of nervous and mental disorders, alcoholism, and other drug abuse problems.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
15 %
2010
January - June
5 %
2010
July - December
Total 4 %
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
10 %
2010
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: the wholesale distribution of prescription drugs.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
15 %
2010
July - December
Total 4 %
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 programs; and making appropriations.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
15 %
2010
July - December
Total 4 %

Budget Bill Subjects

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
40 %
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
60 %
Total 13 %

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 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
10 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 4 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
15 %
2009
July - December
10 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 7 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
20 %
2009
July - December
30 %
2010
January - June
15 %
2010
July - December
Total 16 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
20 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
5 %
2010
July - December
Total 8 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
25 %
2009
July - December
20 %
2010
January - June
15 %
2010
July - December
Total 16 %
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 %

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
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
10 %
2010
July - December
Total 3 %

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
2010
January - June
5 %
2010
July - December
Total 1 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures