WPS Health Insurance

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Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Kathryn Ambelang Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/5/2011 Withdrawn On N/A
Patrick Osborne Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/5/2011 Withdrawn On N/A
Andrew Engel Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/5/2011 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

January 2011 Special Session Assembly Bill 2
January 2011 Special Session Assembly Bill 2
Relating to: creating a nonrefundable individual income tax credit for certain amounts relating to health savings accounts that may be deducted from, or are exempt from, federal income taxes.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/13/2011
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 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

None
Notification Date
2/15/2011
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 2
January 2011 Special Session Senate Bill 2
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

2011 Wisconsin Act 1

For
Notification Date
1/13/2011
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

None
Notification Date
2/16/2011
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

None
Notification Date
5/27/2011
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 148
Assembly Bill 148
Relating to: changes affecting state finances in the 2010-11 fiscal year and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 27

None
Notification Date
5/27/2011
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 151
Assembly Bill 151
Relating to: copayments, deductibles, or coinsurance for oral chemotherapy and injected or intravenous chemotherapy.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
5/27/2011
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 164
Assembly Bill 164
Relating to: soft tissue injury to a law enforcement officer when resisting or obstructing arrest.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
8/12/2011
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 210
Assembly Bill 210
Relating to: implementing health insurance reform, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
8/3/2011
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.
For
Notification Date
8/3/2011
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 213
Assembly Bill 213
Relating to: adopting federal law as it relates to excluding from an employee's income certain payments from an employer related to medical care.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
8/8/2011
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 219
Assembly Bill 219
Relating to: funding postretirement health care benefits of local government employees.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
9/1/2011
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 220
Assembly Bill 220
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
9/1/2011
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 251
Assembly Bill 251
Relating to: fees for dental services.

Bill Text and History

None
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 277
Assembly Bill 277
Relating to: adopting federal law as it relates to excluding from an employee's income certain payments from an employer related to medical care.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
10/3/2011
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 282
Assembly Bill 282
Relating to: tax-exempt accounts for health care expenditures for an individual's parents.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
10/3/2011
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 312
Assembly Bill 312
Relating to: implementing federal health insurance law changes.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
10/18/2011
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 457
Assembly Bill 457
Relating to: various changes in the unemployment insurance law.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
1/17/2012
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 458
Assembly Bill 458
Relating to: requiring certain medical loss ratios for health benefit plans.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
1/17/2012
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 477
Assembly Bill 477
Relating to: removing cap on enrollment of Family Care and other long-term care programs.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
1/19/2012
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 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

None
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 530
Assembly Bill 530
Relating to: reports on implementation of federal health reform.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/16/2012
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.
Assembly Bill 531
Assembly Bill 531
Relating to: requiring legislation for agencies to take an action to, request federal moneys to, and use state moneys to assist the federal government to implement federal health reform.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/16/2012
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.
Assembly Bill 553
Assembly Bill 553
Relating to: matching financial records for Medical Assistance eligibility and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/16/2012
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.
Assembly Bill 554
Assembly Bill 554
Relating to: the provision of information regarding health care benefits provided to certain assistance program recipients.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/16/2012
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.
Assembly Bill 604
Assembly Bill 604
Relating to: surplus lines insurance, insurance security fund, automobile insurance, and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/28/2012
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 630
Assembly Bill 630
Relating to: special enrollment periods for Medicare supplement policies.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/28/2012
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 640
Assembly Bill 640
Relating to: readability of consumer insurance policies.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/6/2012
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 Joint Resolution 28
Assembly Joint Resolution 28
Relating to: the right of the people to contract privately for health care services and health care coverage, and prohibiting requiring a person to obtain or maintain health insurance coverage or to participate in any health care system or plan (first cons...

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
4/20/2011
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.
Senate Bill 8
Senate Bill 8
Relating to: conforming the state family and medical leave law to the federal family and medical leave law and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/1/2011
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 101
Senate Bill 101
Relating to: copayments, deductibles, or coinsurance for oral chemotherapy and injected or intravenous chemotherapy.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
5/27/2011
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 103
Senate Bill 103
Relating to: inadmissibility of a statement of apology or condolence by a health care provider.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
5/27/2011
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 153
Senate Bill 153
Relating to: permitting governmental employers who are not participating employers in the Wisconsin Retirement System to be covered in the local government health insurance plan offered by the group insurance board.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 133

None
Notification Date
7/18/2011
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 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

None
Notification Date
10/25/2011
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 186
Senate Bill 186
Relating to: fees for dental services.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
9/21/2011
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 203
Senate Bill 203
Relating to: adopting federal law as it relates to excluding from an employee's income certain payments from an employer related to medical care.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 49

None
Notification Date
10/3/2011
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 206
Senate Bill 206
Relating to: implementing federal health insurance law changes.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
10/3/2011
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 240
Senate Bill 240
Relating to: funding postretirement health care benefits of local government employees.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
10/25/2011
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 343
Senate Bill 343
Relating to: requiring certain medical loss ratios for health benefit plans.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
1/17/2012
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 380
Senate Bill 380
Relating to: removing cap on enrollment of Family Care and other long-term care programs.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 127

None
Notification Date
1/18/2012
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 409
Senate Bill 409
Relating to: various changes to the worker's compensation law, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 183

None
Notification Date
2/4/2012
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 469
Senate Bill 469
Relating to: readability of consumer insurance policies.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/16/2012
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.
Senate Bill 474
Senate Bill 474
Relating to: matching financial records for Medical Assistance eligibility and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 192

None
Notification Date
2/20/2012
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 487
Senate Bill 487
Relating to: the provision of information regarding health care benefits provided to certain assistance program recipients.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 189

None
Notification Date
2/20/2012
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 510
Senate Bill 510
Relating to: special enrollment periods for Medicare supplement policies.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/28/2012
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 549
Senate Bill 549
Relating to: fees for dental services.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/12/2012
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 551
Senate Bill 551
Relating to: external review process of health benefit plan decisions.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/12/2012
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 Joint Resolution 21
Senate Joint Resolution 21
Relating to: the right of the people to contract privately for health care services and health care coverage, and prohibiting requiring a person to obtain or maintain health insurance coverage or to participate in any health care system or plan (first cons...

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
4/21/2011
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.
September 2011 Special Session Assembly Bill 5
September 2011 Special Session Assembly Bill 5
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
10/18/2011
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.
September 2011 Special Session Assembly Bill 6
September 2011 Special Session Assembly Bill 6
Relating to: adopting federal law as it relates to excluding from an employee's income certain payments from an employer related to medical care.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
10/18/2011
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.
September 2011 Special Session Senate Bill 5
September 2011 Special Session Senate Bill 5
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
10/18/2011
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.
September 2011 Special Session Senate Bill 6
September 2011 Special Session Senate Bill 6
Relating to: adopting federal law as it relates to excluding from an employee's income certain payments from an employer related to medical care.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
10/18/2011
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.

Budget Bill Subjects

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

Notification Date
1/25/2011
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.

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

Notification Date
1/25/2011
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 Services: Departmentwide
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Health Services: Departmentwide

Notification Date
1/25/2011
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 Services: Institutions
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Health Services: Institutions

Notification Date
1/25/2011
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 Services: Medical Assistance and Related Programs
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Health Services: Medical Assistance and Related Programs

Notification Date
1/25/2011
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.

Insurance
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Insurance

Notification Date
1/25/2011
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.

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

Notification Date
1/25/2011
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

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
1/1/2011
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.

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
1/1/2011
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.

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
1/1/2011
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.

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
1/1/2011
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.

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
1/1/2011
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.

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
1/1/2011
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.

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
1/1/2011
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.

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
1/1/2011
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.

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
1/1/2011
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.

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
1/1/2011
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.

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
1/1/2011
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.

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
1/1/2011
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.

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
1/1/2011
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.

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
1/1/2011
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.

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
1/1/2011
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.

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
1/1/2011
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.

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
1/1/2011
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.

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
1/1/2011
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.

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
1/1/2011
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.

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
1/1/2011
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.

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
1/1/2011
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.

Revises sections Ins 17.01 (3), 17.28 (3) (c) and (6), Wis. Adm. Code, relating to fiscal year 2012 fund fees, provider classifications, and mediation panel fees and affecting small business.
Agency Name
Insurance

Subject
Revises sections Ins 17.01 (3), 17.28 (3) (c) and (6), Wis. Adm. Code, relating to fiscal year 2012 fund fees, provider classifications, and mediation panel fees and affecting small business.

Register Number: 662 (2/15/2011)
None
Notification Date
6/6/2011
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.

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
1/1/2011
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Relating to health insurance mandates
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to health insurance mandates

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/4/2012
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.

Emergency Rule repealing INS 18
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Emergency Rule repealing INS 18

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
12/12/2011
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.

Development of a Wisconsin Health Insurance Exchange and issues related to implementation of federal health care law
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Development of a Wisconsin Health Insurance Exchange and issues related to implementation of federal health care law

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
5/7/2011
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.

LRB 0373/1 relating to allowing out of state insurers to offer health plans
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 0373/1 relating to allowing out of state insurers to offer health plans

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
3/7/2011
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.

LRB 1529/1 relating to health insurance without mandated benefits
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 1529/1 relating to health insurance without mandated benefits

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
3/7/2011
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.

Development of the 2011-13 biennial state budget bill
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Development of the 2011-13 biennial state budget bill

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/13/2011
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.

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

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/1/2011
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.

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
1/1/2011
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.

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

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/1/2011
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.

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
1/1/2011
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.

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
1/1/2011
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.

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
1/1/2011
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.

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
1/1/2011
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.

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
1/1/2011
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
$36,773.92
2011
July - December
$36,603.17
2012
January - June
$35,448.39
2012
July - December
$34,837.48
Total $143,662.96
Total Hours Communicating 2011
January - June
10.75
2011
July - December
11.00
2012
January - June
2.75
2012
July - December
7.50
Total 32.00
Total Hours Other 2011
January - June
243.75
2011
July - December
191.00
2012
January - June
157.00
2012
July - December
107.25
Total 699.00

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: implementing health insurance reform, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
10 %
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 3 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
10 %
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 3 %

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
60 %
2011
July - December
30 %
2012
January - June
40 %
2012
July - December
45 %
Total 45 %

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
15 %
2011
July - December
35 %
2012
January - June
40 %
2012
July - December
Total 24 %

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
15 %
2011
July - December
25 %
2012
January - June
20 %
2012
July - December
55 %
Total 25 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures