Wisconsin Association of Health Underwriters

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Professional association for health insurance sales and service representatives.

Lobbying Interests:
All legislation, rules, and proposals that affect the development, distribution, accessability and affordability of health insurance benefits and products.

CEO Name:
Alice O'Connor
President

Contact
WE
William Enright
6255 University Avenue
Middleton, WI 53562
(608) 807-9114
wbe1966@hotmail.com
www.ewahu.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Anthony Driessen Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/14/2011 Withdrawn On N/A
Alice O'Connor Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/14/2011 Withdrawn On N/A
Ronald W Kuehn Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/14/2011 Withdrawn On N/A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
3/22/2011
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
3/22/2011
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

Other
Notification Date
8/2/2011
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
8/2/2011
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

Other
Notification Date
8/4/2011
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

For
Notification Date
9/6/2011
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.
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

For
Notification Date
9/28/2011
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 458
Assembly Bill 458
Relating to: requiring certain medical loss ratios for health benefit plans.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/5/2012
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

Other
Notification Date
8/13/2011
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.
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

For
Notification Date
9/28/2011
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 273
Senate Bill 273
Relating to: the Badger Health Benefit Authority, health benefit exchange operation, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
11/2/2011
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

Against
Notification Date
12/27/2011
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 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

For
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 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

For
Notification Date
10/6/2011
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.
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

For
Notification Date
10/13/2011
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.
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

For
Notification Date
10/13/2011
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.
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

For
Notification Date
10/13/2011
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.
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

For
Notification Date
10/13/2011
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.

Budget Bill Subjects

Health Services: Departmentwide
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Health Services: Departmentwide

Notification Date
3/22/2011
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
Health care reform and exchanges

Insurance
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Insurance

Notification Date
7/1/2011
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.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

Grievances and independent review requirements.
Agency Name
Insurance

Subject
Grievances and independent review requirements.

Register Number: 670 (10/15/2011)
For
Notification Date
11/22/2011
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

Health insurance tax provisions
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Health insurance tax provisions

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

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.

Legislation and rule-making related to provider payment reforms
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Legislation and rule-making related to provider payment reforms

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

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.

Health care reform and exchanges
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Health care reform and exchanges

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
3/22/2011
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 insurance mandates
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Health insurance mandates

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
3/21/2011
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.

Medicaid reforms
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Medicaid reforms

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
3/21/2011
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.

Medicaid reforms
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Medicaid reforms

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
3/21/2011
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.

All proposals related to health care reform
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
All proposals related to health care reform

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.

Any and all proposals related to health care reform and health care financing
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Any and all proposals related to health care reform and health care financing

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.

Changing the Definition of a "Group Health Benefit Plan" in order to Faciliate "List Billing".
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Changing the Definition of a "Group Health Benefit Plan" in order to Faciliate "List Billing".

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.

Claims Data
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Claims 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.

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
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

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.

Licensing, prelicensing and continuing education for insurance agents and affecting small business.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Licensing, prelicensing and continuing education for insurance agents and affecting small business.

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

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.

LRB/07/15132 - Epilepsy Bill
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB/07/15132 - Epilepsy Bill

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.

Mental Health Parity
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Mental Health Parity

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.

Rate Bands
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Rate Bands

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
$13,030.61
2011
July - December
$13,045.30
2012
January - June
$9,249.63
2012
July - December
$3,932.73
Total $39,258.27
Total Hours Communicating 2011
January - June
22.90
2011
July - December
12.40
2012
January - June
8.40
2012
July - December
5.25
Total 48.95
Total Hours Other 2011
January - June
85.90
2011
July - December
65.95
2012
January - June
44.80
2012
July - December
24.55
Total 221.20

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

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.
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 4 %
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.
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 4 %
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 consideration).
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: 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
5 %
2012
January - June
5 %
2012
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: an income and franchise tax credit for workplace wellness programs, granting rule-making authority, and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
5 %
2012
January - June
5 %
2012
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: an income and franchise tax credit for workplace wellness programs, granting rule-making authority, and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority.
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: an income and franchise tax credit for workplace wellness programs, granting rule-making authority, and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority.
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: adopting federal law as it relates to excluding from an employee's income certain payments from an employer related to medical care.
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: an income and franchise tax credit for workplace wellness programs, granting rule-making authority, and requiring the exercise of 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 %
Relating to: requiring certain medical loss ratios for health benefit plans.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
10 %
2012
January - June
10 %
2012
July - December
Total 5 %
Relating to: requiring certain medical loss ratios for health benefit plans.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
5 %
2012
July - December
Total 1 %

Budget Bill Subjects

No budget bill subjects found.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
5 %
2012
July - December
Total 1 %

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
5 %
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 2 %
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 2 %
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
10 %
2011
July - December
5 %
2012
January - June
5 %
2012
July - December
Total 6 %
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 4 %
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
10 %
2011
July - December
10 %
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
10 %
Total 8 %
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
10 %
2011
July - December
5 %
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
15 %
Total 7 %
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
15 %
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 6 %
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
15 %
2011
July - December
10 %
2012
January - June
10 %
2012
July - December
10 %
Total 12 %
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
20 %
2012
January - June
35 %
2012
July - December
40 %
Total 17 %
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
5 %
2012
July - December
10 %
Total 2 %
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
5 %
2012
July - December
Total < 1%
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
15 %
Total 4 %

Minor Efforts

No minor efforts found.

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures