Wisconsin Physical Therapy Association

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Representing physical therapists & physical therapy assistants.

Lobbying Interests:
All areas affecting physical therapy.

CEO Name:
Kip Schick
President

Contact
KS
Kip Schick
3510 E Washington Avenue
Madison, WI 53704
(608) 221-9191
(608) 221-9697
wpta@wpta.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Jason E Johns Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/6/2011 Withdrawn On 8/24/2011
Jeremey Shepherd Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 10/24/2011 Withdrawn On N/A
Annie Early-Reinhard Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 10/24/2011 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

January 2011 Special Session Assembly Bill 11
January 2011 Special Session Assembly Bill 11
Relating to: state finances, collective bargaining for public employees, compensation and fringe benefits of public employees, the state civil service system, the Medical Assistance program, sale of certain facilities, granting bonding authority, and makin...

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 10

Other
Notification Date
3/9/2011
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.
January 2011 Special Session Senate Bill 11
January 2011 Special Session Senate Bill 11
Relating to: state finances, collective bargaining for public employees, compensation and fringe benefits of public employees, the state civil service system, the Medical Assistance program, sale of certain facilities, granting bonding authority, and makin...

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
3/8/2011
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.
Assembly Bill 147
Assembly Bill 147
Relating to: inadmissibility of a statement of apology or condolence by a health care provider.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/31/2011
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.
Assembly Bill 259
Assembly Bill 259
Relating to: concussions and other head injuries sustained in youth athletic activities.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 172

Against
Notification Date
9/20/2011
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.
Comments
PTs are statutorily recognized by the leg. as having concussion treatment within scope of practice, AB259 doesn't. We will remain opposed to AB259 until this oversight is corrected and PTs are recognized as health care providers under the bill.
For
Notification Date
9/20/2011
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.
Assembly Bill 499
Assembly Bill 499
Relating to: various changes to the worker's compensation law, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
1/30/2012
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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: authorizing medically related actions by physician assistants.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/7/2012
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 164
Senate Bill 164
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

For
Notification Date
8/23/2011
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.
Senate Bill 243
Senate Bill 243
Relating to: concussions and other head injuries sustained in youth athletic activities.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/24/2011
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.
Senate Bill 280
Senate Bill 280
Relating to: complementary and alternative health services and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/10/2012
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 421
Senate Bill 421
Relating to: authorizing medically related actions by physician assistants.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 161

For
Notification Date
2/7/2012
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 Services: Medical Assistance and Related Programs
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Health Services: Medical Assistance and Related Programs

Notification Date
4/7/2011
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.

Comments
WPTA is monitoring the progress of the Governor's proposed language regarding MA and its programs.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

Standards of professional conduct by physical therapists and physical therapist assistants.
Agency Name
Safety and Professional Services

Subject
Standards of professional conduct by physical therapists and physical therapist assistants.

Register Number: 671 (12/1/2011)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 13-007
For
Notification Date
3/16/2012
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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

provisions related to prior authorization for physical therapy
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
provisions related to prior authorization for physical therapy

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
8/3/2012
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

provisions related to prior authorization for physical therapy
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
provisions related to prior authorization for physical therapy

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
8/2/2012
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Wis. Admin. Code Chapter PT 1 to PT 9 - relating to licensure, examinations, temporary licenses, locum tenens license, referrals, and continuing education
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Wis. Admin. Code Chapter PT 1 to PT 9 - relating to licensure, examinations, temporary licenses, locum tenens license, referrals, and continuing education

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
3/16/2012
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or 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 policy relatingto Health Services, Medicaid and Related Programs
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Legislation or policy relatingto Health Services, Medicaid and Related Programs

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
2/8/2012
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Any legislation regarding revision to ability by physical therapists to perform spinal manipulation/High Velocity Low Amplitude thrust as it is currently allowed in their scope of practice.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Any legislation regarding revision to ability by physical therapists to perform spinal manipulation/High Velocity Low Amplitude thrust as it is currently allowed in their scope of practice.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
4/7/2011
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2011
January - June
$27,223.67
2011
July - December
$19,350.00
2012
January - June
$24,000.00
2012
July - December
$27,519.98
Total $98,093.65
Total Hours Communicating 2011
January - June
23.75
2011
July - December
5.50
2012
January - June
26.50
2012
July - December
3.00
Total 58.75
Total Hours Other 2011
January - June
66.00
2011
July - December
59.50
2012
January - June
138.75
2012
July - December
58.75
Total 323.00

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: state finances, collective bargaining for public employees, compensation and fringe benefits of public employees, the state civil service system, the Medical Assistance program, sale of certain facilities, granting bonding authority, and making an appropriation.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
5 %
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: state finances, collective bargaining for public employees, compensation and fringe benefits of public employees, the state civil service system, the Medical Assistance program, sale of certain facilities, granting bonding authority, and making an appropriation.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
5 %
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: inadmissibility of a statement of apology or condolence by a health care provider.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
5 %
2011
July - December
15 %
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: complementary and alternative health services and providing a penalty.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
5 %
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: concussions and other head injuries sustained in youth athletic activities.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
20 %
2012
January - June
50 %
2012
July - December
Total 25 %
Relating to: concussions and other head injuries sustained in youth athletic activities.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
25 %
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: various changes to the worker's compensation law, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
10 %
2012
July - December
Total 4 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
20 %
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 5 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

No administrative rulemaking proceedings found.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
30 %
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 7 %
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
20 %
2012
July - December
20 %
Total 12 %
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
25 %
Total 4 %

Minor Efforts

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

Minor Efforts
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
5 %
2011
July - December
15 %
2012
January - June
10 %
2012
July - December
10 %
Total 10 %

Other Matters

Includes time spent on:

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

Other Matters
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
30 %
2011
July - December
20 %
2012
January - June
10 %
2012
July - December
45 %
Total 22 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures