Alliance of Health Insurers, U.A.

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Organized to represent health insurers and their members.

Lobbying Interests:
Legislative and regulatory matters affecting the sale and purchase of health insurance, the funding and operations of the Medical Assistance Program, and health and insurance policy.

CEO Name:
James Riordan
Secretary/Treasurer designee

Contact
TO
Ted Osthelder
22 North Carroll Street, Suite 313
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 259-9038
Theodore.Osthelder@Wellpoint.com

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Patrick Osborne Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/11/2012 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 151
Assembly Bill 151
Relating to: copayments, deductibles, or coinsurance for oral chemotherapy and injected or intravenous chemotherapy.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/27/2012
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 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

For
Notification Date
1/27/2012
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 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
1/27/2012
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 251
Assembly Bill 251
Relating to: fees for dental services.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/27/2012
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

Against
Notification Date
1/27/2012
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

For
Notification Date
2/23/2012
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

For
Notification Date
2/23/2012
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 101
Senate Bill 101
Relating to: copayments, deductibles, or coinsurance for oral chemotherapy and injected or intravenous chemotherapy.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/27/2012
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
1/27/2012
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 186
Senate Bill 186
Relating to: fees for dental services.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/27/2012
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 343
Senate Bill 343
Relating to: requiring certain medical loss ratios for health benefit plans.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/27/2012
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

For
Notification Date
2/23/2012
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

For
Notification Date
2/23/2012
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

Against
Notification Date
3/10/2012
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

relating to agent appointment fees
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
relating to agent appointment fees

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

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 has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

relating to agent appointment fees
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
relating to agent appointment fees

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
8/1/2012
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.

Development and Implementation of DHS Long Term Care Initiatives including the Virtual Pace Program.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Development and Implementation of DHS Long Term Care Initiatives including the Virtual Pace Program.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
3/31/2012
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.

Development of a Wisconsin Health Insurance Exchange and issues related to PPACA implementation.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Development of a Wisconsin Health Insurance Exchange and issues related to PPACA implementation.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
3/31/2012
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.

Medicaid, SSI and BadgerCare funding
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Medicaid, SSI and BadgerCare funding

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
3/31/2012
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.

relating to health benefit coverage mandates
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
relating to health benefit coverage mandates

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/3/2012
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2011
January - June
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2011
January - June
$0.00
2012
January - June
$7,208.09
2012
July - December
$9,669.51
Total $16,877.60
Total Hours Communicating 2011
January - June
0.00
2012
January - June
12.50
2012
July - December
16.50
Total 29.00
Total Hours Other 2011
January - June
0.00
2012
January - June
170.50
2012
July - December
104.25
Total 274.75

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: copayments, deductibles, or coinsurance for oral chemotherapy and injected or intravenous chemotherapy.
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 6 %
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
2012
January - June
10 %
2012
July - December
Total 6 %
Relating to: fees for dental services.
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 6 %

Budget Bill Subjects

No budget bill subjects found.

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
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
10 %
2012
July - December
Total 6 %
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
30 %
Total 18 %
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
40 %
Total 28 %

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

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

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures