Marshfield Clinic

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Marshfield Clinic is dedicated to providing comprehensive medical care, medical education and medical research programs - tax exempt.

Lobbying Interests:
Legislation and administrative rules related to health, health care financing and issues related to them such as education of health care providers, insurance, taxation, state budget, economic development, laboratory services (human, veterinary, food safety) bio-terroism, bio-technology, public health.

CEO Name:
Brian Ewert, M.D.
Director, State Government Relations

Contact
RJN
Ryan J. Natzke
1000 N Oak Ave
Marshfield, WI 54449
(715) 221-8691
(608) 251-1255
natzke.ryan@marshfieldclinic.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Robert Phillips, M D Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/3/2013 Withdrawn On 11/6/2013
Tony Langenohl Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/3/2013 Withdrawn On N/A
William J McCoshen Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/3/2013 Withdrawn On N/A
Ryan Natzke Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/3/2013 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 78
Assembly Bill 78
Relating to: an income and franchise tax credit for workplace wellness programs, granting rule-making authority, and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/10/2013
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.
Assembly Bill 111
Assembly Bill 111
Relating to: requiring congenital heart defect screening in newborns and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/24/2013
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.
Assembly Bill 120
Assembly Bill 120
Relating to: inadmissibility of a statement of apology or condolence by a health care provider.

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 242

For
Notification Date
4/19/2013
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.
Assembly Bill 139
Assembly Bill 139
Relating to: the duty of physicians to inform patients of treatment options. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 111

For
Notification Date
4/19/2013
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.
Assembly Bill 287
Assembly Bill 287
Relating to: the sale of unpasteurized milk products and an exemption from rules and licensing and permitting requirements for certain dairy farms. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
9/6/2013
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.
Assembly Bill 656
Assembly Bill 656
Relating to: notifications concerning the assertion of rights under a patent or pending patent and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
2/19/2014
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.
Assembly Bill 711
Assembly Bill 711
Relating to: various changes to the worker's compensation law, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/3/2014
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.
Assembly Bill 742
Assembly Bill 742
Relating to: licensure of physicians; providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures; and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/10/2014
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.
Assembly Joint Resolution 34
Assembly Joint Resolution 34
Relating to: proclaiming May 22, 2013, as Pediatric Stroke Awareness Day.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/14/2013
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.
Senate Bill 18
Senate Bill 18
Relating to: recodification of the child abuse and neglect reporting law; making probation agents, parole agents, and certain employees, contractors, and volunteers of schools and institutions of higher education mandated reporters of child abuse and negle...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/28/2013
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.
Senate Bill 73
Senate Bill 73
Relating to: an income and franchise tax credit for workplace wellness programs, granting rule-making authority, and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 137

For
Notification Date
4/24/2013
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.
Senate Bill 104
Senate Bill 104
Relating to: requiring congenital heart defect screening in newborns and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/10/2013
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.
Senate Bill 137
Senate Bill 137
Relating to: the duty of physicians to inform patients of treatment options. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/24/2013
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.
Senate Bill 236
Senate Bill 236
Relating to: the sale of unpasteurized milk products and an exemption from rules and licensing and permitting requirements for certain dairy farms. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
9/6/2013
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.
Senate Bill 300
Senate Bill 300
Relating to: copayments, deductibles, or coinsurance for oral chemotherapy and injected or intravenous chemotherapy. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 186

For
Notification Date
9/30/2013
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.
Senate Bill 359
Senate Bill 359
Relating to: child psychiatry consultation program and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/10/2014
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.
Senate Bill 360
Senate Bill 360
Relating to: uses and disclosures of protected health information. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/10/2014
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.
Senate Bill 366
Senate Bill 366
Relating to: creation of a primary care and psychiatry shortage grant program, exempting from taxation amounts received from such a grant program, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/10/2014
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.
Senate Bill 498
Senate Bill 498
Relating to: notifications concerning the assertion of rights under a patent or pending patent and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 339

Other
Notification Date
2/19/2014
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.
Senate Bill 550
Senate Bill 550
Relating to: various changes to the worker's compensation law, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/4/2014
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.
Senate Bill 579
Senate Bill 579
Relating to: licensure of physicians; providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures; and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 240

For
Notification Date
2/10/2014
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.

Budget Bill Subjects

Health Services: Medical Assistance and Related Programs -- Benefits
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Health Services: Medical Assistance and Related Programs -- Benefits

Notification Date
4/11/2013
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.

Comments
Support of Medicaid Benefits Funding

Medical College of Wisconsin
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Medical College of Wisconsin

Notification Date
4/11/2013
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.

Comments
Support of Medical College of Wisconsin

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

self funding of the state health plan
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
self funding of the state health plan

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
10/22/2013
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.

Oppose LRB 2063 (Wisconsin Firearms Freedom Act) section which prohibits physicians other than a psychiatrist to discuss firearms and firearm safety with their patients.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Oppose LRB 2063 (Wisconsin Firearms Freedom Act) section which prohibits physicians other than a psychiatrist to discuss firearms and firearm safety with their patients.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
6/25/2013
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.

Worker's Compensation Legislation - to examine any bill in light of existing mechanism for studying and recommending legislation through Worker's Compensation Advisory Council and DWD process.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Worker's Compensation Legislation - to examine any bill in light of existing mechanism for studying and recommending legislation through Worker's Compensation Advisory Council and DWD process.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
5/28/2013
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.

Support legislation for Temporary Education Permit for resident physicians for Medical Examining Board.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Support legislation for Temporary Education Permit for resident physicians for Medical Examining Board.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
4/10/2013
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.

Support legislation for inadmissibility of a Statement of Apology or condolence by a health care provider.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Support legislation for inadmissibility of a Statement of Apology or condolence by a health care provider.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
4/10/2013
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.

Support Informed Consent clarification post-Jandre case.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Support Informed Consent clarification post-Jandre case.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
4/10/2013
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.

Oppose - Raw Milk
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Oppose - Raw Milk

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
4/10/2013
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.

Support legislation for HIPAA harmonization of Mental Health records.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Support legislation for HIPAA harmonization of Mental Health records.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
4/10/2013
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.

Support congenital heart defect screening in newborns (Pulse Oximetry).
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Support congenital heart defect screening in newborns (Pulse Oximetry).

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/11/2013
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.

Support of Oral Cancer Chemotherapy Parity
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Support of Oral Cancer Chemotherapy Parity

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/5/2013
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.

Support of the Pharmacy Examining Board - Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP)
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Support of the Pharmacy Examining Board - Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP)

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
2/5/2013
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.

Support of the Medical Examining Board - Med 10 - Unprofessional Conduct - Proposed Administrative Rule
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Support of the Medical Examining Board - Med 10 - Unprofessional Conduct - Proposed Administrative Rule

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
2/5/2013
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.

Support of Reed E. Hall for his nomination before the Senate Committee as the new CEO of WEDC.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Support of Reed E. Hall for his nomination before the Senate Committee as the new CEO of WEDC.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/5/2013
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.

Examining Boards
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Examining Boards

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
1/30/2013
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.

State Budget
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
State Budget

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/30/2013
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.

Dental
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Dental

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/30/2013
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.

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

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/30/2013
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.

Health Care Reform & Implementation
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Health Care Reform & Implementation

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/30/2013
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.

Health Care Quality & Costs
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Health Care Quality & Costs

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/29/2013
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2013
January - June
$140,562.24
2013
July - December
$85,258.68
2014
January - June
$82,562.22
2014
July - December
$76,782.06
Total $385,165.20
Total Hours Communicating 2013
January - June
107.00
2013
July - December
23.00
2014
January - June
61.00
2014
July - December
12.50
Total 203.50
Total Hours Other 2013
January - June
665.25
2013
July - December
375.00
2014
January - June
366.50
2014
July - December
243.00
Total 1649.75

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: the duty of physicians to inform patients of treatment options. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
10 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: creation of a primary care and psychiatry shortage grant program, exempting from taxation amounts received from such a grant program, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
10 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: uses and disclosures of protected health information. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
20 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: inadmissibility of a statement of apology or condolence by a health care provider.
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
25 %
2014
July - December
Total 6 %
Relating to: licensure of physicians; providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures; and granting rule-making authority. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
25 %
2014
July - December
Total 6 %
Relating to: various changes to the worker's compensation law, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
40 %
2014
July - December
Total 9 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
35 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 15 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

No administrative rulemaking proceedings found.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
10 %
2013
July - December
10 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
50 %
Total 13 %
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
35 %
2013
July - December
10 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
15 %
Total 19 %
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
15 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
15 %
Total 5 %
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
20 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 4 %
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
10 %
2014
July - December
Total 2 %

Minor Efforts

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

Minor Efforts
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
10 %
2013
July - December
15 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
20 %
Total 13 %

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures