Medco Health Solutions Inc (Formerly Merck-Medco Managed Care LLC)

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Medco Health Solutions is a pharmacy benefit manager that manages pharmaceutical core for Americans covered by various plans.

Lobbying Interests:
Any and all legislation that affects pharmacy, non-resident pharmacy or pharmacy benefit management.

CEO Name:
David B. Snow, Jr
VP, Government Affairs & Policy

Contact
PH
Peter Harty
19520 Yellow Wing Ct
Colorado Springs, CO 80908
(719) 487-3009
(719) 481-8093
peter_harty@medco.com

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Jason E Johns Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/1/2009 Withdrawn On N/A
James Tenuta Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/1/2009 Withdrawn On 12/28/2009

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 2
Assembly Bill 2
Relating to: state procurement of contractual services.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 136

Against
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 227
Assembly Bill 227
Relating to: directing the Pharmacy Examining Board to create a program to monitor the dispensing of prescription drugs and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 362

Other
Notification Date
7/28/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
Medco is fine with legislation as is but will want to comment on implementation and rule-making process by the Pharmacy Examining Board when that time comes.
Against
Notification Date
7/28/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Other
Notification Date
7/28/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 506
Assembly Bill 506
Relating to: substitutions by pharmacists dispensing epilepsy drugs.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/20/2009
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.
Supporting Documentation
20091020_135206_WI AB 506 --Coalition one-pager.pdf

Senate Bill 8
Senate Bill 8
Relating to: state procurement of contractual services.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/28/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 354
Senate Bill 354
Relating to: substitutions by pharmacists dispensing epilepsy drugs.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/20/2009
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.
Supporting Documentation
20091020_135345_WI SB 354 --Coalition one-pager.pdf

Budget Bill Subjects

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

Notification Date
2/4/2009
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Requiring physicians to prescribe brand name drugs thus prohibiting prescribing an equivalent generic substitute.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Requiring physicians to prescribe brand name drugs thus prohibiting prescribing an equivalent generic substitute.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/14/2009
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.

Legislation or proposals on pedigree drug prescription programs.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Legislation or proposals on pedigree drug prescription programs.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/1/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

pharmacy benefits managers
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
pharmacy benefits managers

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
1/1/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2009
January - June
$15,281.60
2009
July - December
$15,000.00
2010
January - June
$21,300.82
2010
July - December
$21,000.00
Total $72,582.42
Total Hours Communicating 2009
January - June
9.00
2009
July - December
40.00
2010
January - June
30.25
2010
July - December
0.00
Total 79.25
Total Hours Other 2009
January - June
71.25
2009
July - December
104.00
2010
January - June
86.50
2010
July - December
107.75
Total 369.50

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: state procurement of contractual services.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
15 %
2009
July - December
15 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 8 %
Relating to: directing the Pharmacy Examining Board to create a program to monitor the dispensing of prescription drugs and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
20 %
2010
January - June
10 %
2010
July - December
Total 9 %
Relating to: substitutions by pharmacists dispensing epilepsy drugs.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
25 %
2010
January - June
5 %
2010
July - December
Total 9 %
Relating to: substitutions by pharmacists dispensing epilepsy drugs.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
25 %
2010
January - June
5 %
2010
July - December
Total 9 %
Relating to: state procurement of contractual services.
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 < 1%

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

No administrative rulemaking proceedings found.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
5 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total < 1%
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
5 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
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
3 %
2009
July - December
5 %
2010
January - June
8 %
2010
July - December
7 %
Total 6 %

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
67 %
2009
July - December
10 %
2010
January - June
67 %
2010
July - December
93 %
Total 55 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures