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
PF
Pete Frittitta
3866 Cypress Lane
Franklin, WI 53132
(262) 953-7161
Pete.Frittitta@rrins.com
http://www.ewahu.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Anthony Driessen Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/7/2013 Withdrawn On 1/15/2014
Alice O'Connor Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/7/2013 Withdrawn On N/A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

Other
Notification Date
3/20/2013
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

Other
Notification Date
4/8/2013
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

Other
Notification Date
4/9/2013
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 238
Assembly Bill 238
Relating to: social and financial impact reports. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/10/2013
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 296
Assembly Bill 296
Relating to: inadmissibility of a statement of apology or condolence by a health care provider.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
8/28/2013
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.
Assembly Bill 311
Assembly Bill 311
Relating to: Medicaid expansion, eligibility, and other changes to BadgerCare Plus, and making appropriations. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
8/28/2013
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 12
Senate Bill 12
Relating to: the Badger Health Benefit Authority, health benefit exchange operation, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
2/19/2013
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.
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

Other
Notification Date
6/24/2013
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 129
Senate Bill 129
Relating to: inadmissibility of a statement of apology or condolence by a health care provider.

Bill Text and History

Other
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 217
Senate Bill 217
Relating to: social and financial impact reports. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/24/2013
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.

Budget Bill Subjects

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

Notification Date
3/25/2013
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.

Comments
Health care, Medicaid policies and funding; HIRSP provisions; WHIO funding and insurance issues

Insurance
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Insurance

Notification Date
6/24/2013
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.

Comments
OCI Budget and policies including licensing of navigators

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

EmR1314 - relating to navigators, non-navigator assisters and related entities and effecting small business.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
EmR1314 - relating to navigators, non-navigator assisters and related entities and effecting small business.

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
2/6/2014
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.

Standards for navigators
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Standards for navigators

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
3/20/2013
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.

Wellness and prevention initiatives
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Wellness and prevention initiatives

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/14/2013
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.

Implementation of the Affordable Care Act in Wisconsin
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Implementation of the Affordable Care Act in Wisconsin

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/14/2013
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.

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

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/14/2013
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.

Regulation of health insurance agents
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Regulation of health insurance agents

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/14/2013
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.

All matters affecting the cost, quality and availability of health care and related insurance coverage
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
All matters affecting the cost, quality and availability of health care and related insurance coverage

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/14/2013
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2013
January - June
$4,402.65
2013
July - December
$4,636.36
2014
January - June
$2,000.00
2014
July - December
$1,000.00
Total $12,039.01
Total Hours Communicating 2013
January - June
21.80
2013
July - December
4.50
2014
January - June
0.00
2014
July - December
0.50
Total 26.80
Total Hours Other 2013
January - June
48.85
2013
July - December
25.80
2014
January - June
9.75
2014
July - December
2.23
Total 86.63

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

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
5 %
2013
July - December
5 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 5 %
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
5 %
2013
July - December
5 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 5 %
Relating to: social and financial impact reports. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
5 %
2013
July - December
4 %
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
5 %
2013
July - December
2 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 4 %
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)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
10 %
2013
July - December
5 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 8 %
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)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
10 %
2013
July - December
5 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 8 %
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
2 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: social and financial impact reports. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: Medicaid expansion, eligibility, and other changes to BadgerCare Plus, and making appropriations. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
5 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: the Badger Health Benefit Authority, health benefit exchange operation, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
5 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 2 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
20 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 12 %
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
40 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 25 %

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
2013
July - December
5 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 1 %
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
5 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 1 %
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
5 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 1 %
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 5 %
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
25 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 7 %
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
20 %
2014
July - December
Total 2 %
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
80 %
2014
July - December
Total 7 %

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
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
100 %
Total 2 %

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures