Gundersen Lutheran Administrative Services, Inc

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Healthcare

Lobbying Interests:
Regulation of healthcare and the practice of medicine, and general sustainability and renewable energy related topics.

CEO Name:
Scott Rathgaber
Executive Director--Government Relations & External Affairs

Contact
MDR
Michael D Richards
1900 South Ave H02-009
La Crosse, WI 54601
(608) 775-4347
(608) 775-6225
mdrichar@gundersenhealth.org
http://www.gundersenhealth.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Eric C Tempelis Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/3/2014 Withdrawn On 5/12/2016
Michael Richards Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/3/2014 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 21
Assembly Bill 21
Relating to: state finances and appropriations, constituting the executive budget act of the 2015 legislature.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/26/2015
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 31
Assembly Bill 31
Relating to: setoffs against tax refunds for debts related to providing ambulance services. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/5/2015
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
Relating to use of tax refund intercept program (TRIP) for ambulance services
Assembly Bill 251
Assembly Bill 251
Relating to: various changes regarding administrative rules and rule-making procedures; time limits for emergency rules; and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
9/9/2015
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
Relating to regulatory reform
Assembly Bill 253
Assembly Bill 253
Relating to: ratification of the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact and making appropriations. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 116

For
Notification Date
6/15/2015
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
Relating to the interstate medical licensure compact
Assembly Bill 310
Assembly Bill 310
Relating to: family planning and preventive health services grants and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 151

None
Notification Date
9/17/2015
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
Relating to family planning and preventive health services grants
Assembly Bill 311
Assembly Bill 311
Relating to: billing the Medical Assistance program for prescription drugs by certain entities. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
9/17/2015
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
Relating to billing the Medical Assistance program for prescription drugs
Assembly Bill 312
Assembly Bill 312
Relating to: limitations on requiring vaccination against influenza.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
8/25/2015
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
Relating to flu vaccination regulation
Assembly Bill 364
Assembly Bill 364
Relating to: reporting, disclosure, and practitioner review requirements under the prescription drug monitoring program; providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures; and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 266

None
Notification Date
2/16/2016
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
Relating to prescription drug monitoring
Assembly Bill 394
Assembly Bill 394
Relating to: review of proposed changes to public employee group health insurance programs.

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 119

For
Notification Date
11/9/2015
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
Relating to legislative oversight on changes to the state group health program
Assembly Bill 400
Assembly Bill 400
Relating to: use of child safety restraint systems in motor vehicles. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/7/2015
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
Relating to child safety seat law
Assembly Bill 569
Assembly Bill 569
Relating to: leave from employment for the purpose of serving as an organ donor. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/4/2016
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
Relating to leave from employment for the purpose of serving as an organ donor
Assembly Bill 663
Assembly Bill 663
Relating to: restitution owed to victims of crime.

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 355

None
Notification Date
1/12/2016
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
Relating to restitution for crime victims
Assembly Bill 699
Assembly Bill 699
Relating to: regulating the operation of recreational vessels carrying persons under the age of 13.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/26/2016
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
Relating to life jackets for children
Assembly Bill 768
Assembly Bill 768
Relating to: rules regarding the diagnosis and treatment of Lyme disease and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/5/2016
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
Relating to diagnosis and treatment of Lyme disease
Assembly Bill 804
Assembly Bill 804
Relating to: one-call system violations; sulfur dioxide compliance plans; assessment authority of the Public Service Commission; funding for statewide energy efficiency and renewable resource programs; public utility contracts with affiliated interests; lo...

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 299

None
Notification Date
3/9/2016
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
Relating to concerns with the provision that would reduce funding to Focus on Energy
Senate Bill 21
Senate Bill 21
Relating to: state finances and appropriations, constituting the executive budget act of the 2015 legislature.

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 55

None
Notification Date
2/26/2015
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 40
Senate Bill 40
Relating to: setoffs against tax refunds for debts related to providing ambulance services. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 59

For
Notification Date
3/5/2015
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
Relating to use of tax refund intercept program (TRIP) for ambulance services
Senate Bill 168
Senate Bill 168
Relating to: various changes regarding administrative rules and rule-making procedures; time limits for emergency rules; and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
9/9/2015
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
Relating to regulatory reform
Senate Bill 196
Senate Bill 196
Relating to: ratification of the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact and making appropriations. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/22/2015
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
Relating to interstate medical licensure compact
Senate Bill 218
Senate Bill 218
Relating to: limitations on requiring vaccination against influenza.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
8/3/2015
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
Relating to influenza vaccination regulations
Senate Bill 237
Senate Bill 237
Relating to: family planning and preventive health services grants and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
9/17/2015
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
Relating to family planning and preventive health services grants
Senate Bill 238
Senate Bill 238
Relating to: billing the Medical Assistance program for prescription drugs by certain entities. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 152

None
Notification Date
9/17/2015
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
Relating to billing the Medical Assistance program for prescription drugs
Senate Bill 268
Senate Bill 268
Relating to: reporting, disclosure, and practitioner review requirements under the prescription drug monitoring program; providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures; and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/16/2016
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
Relating to prescription drug monitoring
Senate Bill 332
Senate Bill 332
Relating to: use of child safety restraint systems in motor vehicles. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/7/2015
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
Relating to child safety seat law
Senate Bill 489
Senate Bill 489
Relating to: inclusion of recovery from bone marrow or organ donation surgery as a serious health condition for which an employee may take leave from employment under the family and medical leave law and prohibiting certain insurance practices on the basis...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/4/2016
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
Relating to leave from employment for the purpose of serving as an organ donor
Senate Bill 500
Senate Bill 500
Relating to: restitution owed to victims of crime.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
1/12/2016
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
Relating to restitution to crime victims
Senate Bill 597
Senate Bill 597
Relating to: regulating the operation of recreational vessels carrying persons under the age of 13.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/26/2016
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
Relating to life jackets for children
Senate Bill 654
Senate Bill 654
Relating to: one-call system violations; sulfur dioxide compliance plans; assessment authority of the Public Service Commission; funding for statewide energy efficiency and renewable resource programs; public utility contracts with affiliated interests; lo...

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/9/2016
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
Relating to concerns with the provision that would reduce funding to Focus on Energy

Budget Bill Subjects

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

Notification Date
3/11/2015
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
Relating to Disproportionate Share Hospital payments

Health Services: Medical Assistance - Long-Term Care Services
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Health Services: Medical Assistance - Long-Term Care Services

Notification Date
3/30/2015
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
Relating to Changes to Family Care, IRIS, and Aging & Disability Resource Centers

Insurance
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Insurance

Notification Date
5/29/2015
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
Relating to insurance regulations proposed by the chiropractors, optometrists and podiatrists

University of Wisconsin System: Delete Current Law Related to the UW System
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
University of Wisconsin System: Delete Current Law Related to the UW System

Notification Date
3/11/2015
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
Relating to Deleting Rural Physician Residency Assistance Program and Deleting Required Health Programs in Rural & Underserved Urban Areas

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

Deductible and cost sharing provision limitations in medical malpractice insurance policies and affecting small business
Agency Name
Office of the Commissioner of Insurance (Ins)

Subject
Deductible and cost sharing provision limitations in medical malpractice insurance policies and affecting small business

SS 028_15
Against
Notification Date
3/29/2016
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
Relating to Deductible and cost sharing provision limitations in medical malpractice insurance policies and affecting small business
Self-insured plans covering health care providers subject to ch. 655, Wis. Stat., and affecting small business.
Agency Name
Office of the Commissioner of Insurance (Ins)

Subject
Self-insured plans covering health care providers subject to ch. 655, Wis. Stat., and affecting small business.

SS 057_15
None
Notification Date
3/8/2016
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

LRB 0402 and Legislative Study Committee legislation on burials.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 0402 and Legislative Study Committee legislation on burials.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
11/11/2016
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.

Public Service Commission Quadrennial Planning Process, including FOCUS on Energy and Broadband Deployment
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Public Service Commission Quadrennial Planning Process, including FOCUS on Energy and Broadband Deployment

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
10/17/2016
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.

Building Commission funding for the La Crosse Center and related projects.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Building Commission funding for the La Crosse Center and related projects.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
7/27/2016
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.

Behavioral Health Programming in the state--specifically options for inpatient, outpatient and other community services
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Behavioral Health Programming in the state--specifically options for inpatient, outpatient and other community services

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
5/19/2016
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.

Relating to Wisconsin Children's Caucus and child protection reforms
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to Wisconsin Children's Caucus and child protection reforms

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
4/7/2016
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.

Relating to adoption of community paramedic programming
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to adoption of community paramedic programming

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
3/18/2016
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.

Relating to the definition of telemedicine by the Medical Examining Board under Med 24 proposed rule
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to the definition of telemedicine by the Medical Examining Board under Med 24 proposed rule

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
11/25/2015
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.

Relating to LRB 1162 involving infant car seat law
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to LRB 1162 involving infant car seat law

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
9/23/2015
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.

Relating to Hope 2.0 prescription drug monitoring program legislation (LRB-0585/1, LRB-2855/2, LRB-1570/1, LRB-2780/1)
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to Hope 2.0 prescription drug monitoring program legislation (LRB-0585/1, LRB-2855/2, LRB-1570/1, LRB-2780/1)

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
9/18/2015
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.

Relating to policies surrounding telehealth services and access
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to policies surrounding telehealth services and access

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
9/17/2015
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.

Relating to interstate nurse and APRN licensure compact proposals of the National Council of State Boards of Nursing
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to interstate nurse and APRN licensure compact proposals of the National Council of State Boards of Nursing

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
9/17/2015
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.

Relating to LRB 2765/3 involving legislative oversight of changes to administration of state employee health benefits
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to LRB 2765/3 involving legislative oversight of changes to administration of state employee health benefits

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
9/17/2015
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.

Relating to application to Wisconsin Medical Examining Board for Dr. Gregory Thompson
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to application to Wisconsin Medical Examining Board for Dr. Gregory Thompson

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
8/13/2015
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.

Relating to the self-insured proposal for state employee health benefits under consideration by the Department of Employee Trust Funds
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to the self-insured proposal for state employee health benefits under consideration by the Department of Employee Trust Funds

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
8/11/2015
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.

Relating to corporate wellness day/week proclamation
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to corporate wellness day/week proclamation

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
8/10/2015
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.

Relating to clinical exercise physiologist licensure (LRB 1667/1)
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to clinical exercise physiologist licensure (LRB 1667/1)

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
8/10/2015
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.

Relating to cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training requirements for high school students
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training requirements for high school students

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
8/3/2015
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.

Relating to community medical response technician certification and services (LRB-1747/P3)
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to community medical response technician certification and services (LRB-1747/P3)

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
7/17/2015
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.

Relating to influenza vaccination regulations
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to influenza vaccination regulations

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
7/6/2015
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.

Relating to interstate regulatory harmonization in healthcare policy through mechanisms such as compacts, uniform laws and model laws
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to interstate regulatory harmonization in healthcare policy through mechanisms such as compacts, uniform laws and model laws

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
6/16/2015
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.

Relating to Xcel Energy/Northern States Power Company rate application and rate increase request (4220-UR-120 and 121)
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to Xcel Energy/Northern States Power Company rate application and rate increase request (4220-UR-120 and 121)

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
6/8/2015
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.

Relating to sustainability and promotion of consumer-driven conservation and renewable energy projects.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to sustainability and promotion of consumer-driven conservation and renewable energy projects.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
6/3/2015
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.

Relating to heroin and other drug addiction, treatment, prevention and response
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to heroin and other drug addiction, treatment, prevention and response

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
5/7/2015
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.

Relating to interstate compacts around behavioral health and substance abuse treatment
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to interstate compacts around behavioral health and substance abuse treatment

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
5/7/2015
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.

Relating to adoption of Physician Order for Life Sustaining Treatment
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to adoption of Physician Order for Life Sustaining Treatment

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
5/4/2015
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.

Relating to funding for victims of crime and child advocacy
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to funding for victims of crime and child advocacy

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
4/30/2015
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.

Relating to reimbursement for care coordination and patient-centered medical home recognition
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to reimbursement for care coordination and patient-centered medical home recognition

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
4/27/2015
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.

Relating to nomination and appointment of Maureen Funk of Gundersen Health System to the Governor's Council on Domestic Abuse
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to nomination and appointment of Maureen Funk of Gundersen Health System to the Governor's Council on Domestic Abuse

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
2/17/2015
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.

Relating to support for LRB 1138/P1 Interstate Physician Licensure Compact
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to support for LRB 1138/P1 Interstate Physician Licensure Compact

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
2/5/2015
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.

Relating to the Medicaid State Innovation Model (SIM) project and nominations to working groups/advisory panels
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to the Medicaid State Innovation Model (SIM) project and nominations to working groups/advisory panels

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/29/2015
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.

Relating to use of the tax refund intercept program for unpaid claims related to ambulance service use
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to use of the tax refund intercept program for unpaid claims related to ambulance service use

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/16/2015
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.

Relating to Medicaid budget, including disproportionate share hospital funding and continuation of Medicaid primary care reimbursement at Medicare levels
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to Medicaid budget, including disproportionate share hospital funding and continuation of Medicaid primary care reimbursement at Medicare levels

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/13/2015
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.

Relating to prescription drugs, prescription monitoring, disposal and abuse policies
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to prescription drugs, prescription monitoring, disposal and abuse policies

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/12/2015
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.

Relating to modifications to Wisconsin's workers compensation system
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to modifications to Wisconsin's workers compensation system

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/23/2014
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.

Relating to funding for the Wisconsin Academy for Rural Medicine and other medical education programming
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to funding for the Wisconsin Academy for Rural Medicine and other medical education programming

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/22/2014
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.

Relating to the Badger Coulee and CAPX2020 Transmission Lines, placement and impact on adjacent Gundersen properties
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to the Badger Coulee and CAPX2020 Transmission Lines, placement and impact on adjacent Gundersen properties

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/19/2014
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.

Relating to Medicaid and Marketplace take-up rates and reform
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to Medicaid and Marketplace take-up rates and reform

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/19/2014
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.

Relating to adoption of the Federation of State Medical Board's interstate physician licensure compact
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to adoption of the Federation of State Medical Board's interstate physician licensure compact

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/19/2014
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.

Relating to tax refund intercept program for ambulance services
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to tax refund intercept program for ambulance services

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/19/2014
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.

Relating to process for obtaining reimbursement for Medicaid non-covered services
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to process for obtaining reimbursement for Medicaid non-covered services

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/19/2014
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.

Relating to transportation infrastructure projects in La Crosse region, including Coulee Connections
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to transportation infrastructure projects in La Crosse region, including Coulee Connections

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/19/2014
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.

Relating to continuation of DSH and Medicaid primary care at Medicare rates
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to continuation of DSH and Medicaid primary care at Medicare rates

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/19/2014
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.

Relating to domestic abuse services funding
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to domestic abuse services funding

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/11/2014
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.

Relating to methadone reimbursement in Medicaid program
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to methadone reimbursement in Medicaid program

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/3/2014
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.

Relating to prior authorizations for Medicaid patients with backdated coverage
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to prior authorizations for Medicaid patients with backdated coverage

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/3/2014
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.

Relating to We Energies, WPL and MG&E rate requests.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to We Energies, WPL and MG&E rate requests.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/3/2014
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.

Relating to Public Health Emergency Preparedness
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to Public Health Emergency Preparedness

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/3/2014
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.

Relating to air regulation natural minor exemption
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to air regulation natural minor exemption

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/3/2014
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2015
January - June
$24,293.77
2015
July - December
$20,865.89
2016
January - June
$7,817.13
2016
July - December
$4,185.06
Total $57,161.86
Total Hours Communicating 2015
January - June
69.75
2015
July - December
53.50
2016
January - June
16.25
2016
July - December
18.25
Total 157.75
Total Hours Other 2015
January - June
217.25
2015
July - December
168.75
2016
January - June
70.30
2016
July - December
4.50
Total 460.80

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: setoffs against tax refunds for debts related to providing ambulance services. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: setoffs against tax refunds for debts related to providing ambulance services. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: ratification of the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact and making appropriations. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
16 %
2015
July - December
21 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 15 %
Relating to: various changes regarding administrative rules and rule-making procedures; time limits for emergency rules; and making an appropriation. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
1 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: family planning and preventive health services grants and granting rule-making authority. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
1 %
2016
January - June
5 %
2016
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: various changes regarding administrative rules and rule-making procedures; time limits for emergency rules; and making an appropriation. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
1 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: family planning and preventive health services grants and granting rule-making authority.
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
1 %
2016
January - June
4 %
2016
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: ratification of the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact and making appropriations. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
21 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 8 %
Relating to: leave from employment for the purpose of serving as an organ donor. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
1 %
2016
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: regulating the operation of recreational vessels carrying persons under the age of 13.
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
1 %
2016
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: rules regarding the diagnosis and treatment of Lyme disease and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
1 %
2016
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: inclusion of recovery from bone marrow or organ donation surgery as a serious health condition for which an employee may take leave from employment under the family and medical leave law and prohibiting certain insurance practices on the basis of a person being a living organ donor or bone marrow donor. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
1 %
2016
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: regulating the operation of recreational vessels carrying persons under the age of 13.
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
1 %
2016
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: reporting, disclosure, and practitioner review requirements under the prescription drug monitoring program; providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures; and granting rule-making authority. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2 %
2016
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: reporting, disclosure, and practitioner review requirements under the prescription drug monitoring program; providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures; and granting rule-making authority. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2 %
2016
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: one-call system violations; sulfur dioxide compliance plans; assessment authority of the Public Service Commission; funding for statewide energy efficiency and renewable resource programs; public utility contracts with affiliated interests; local access and transport areas for telephone service; railroad telecommunications service; Department of Natural Resources permit application procedures related to the construction of a high-voltage transmission line; navigable water general permits and individual permits related to utility facilities; granting rule-making authority; and making an appropriation. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
4 %
2016
July - December
Total < 1%

Budget Bill Subjects

2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
1 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total < 1%
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
3 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 1 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
8 %
2016
July - December
Total 1 %

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
1 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total < 1%
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
1 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total < 1%
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
1 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total < 1%
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
1 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total < 1%
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
1 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total < 1%
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
1 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
1 %
2016
July - December
Total < 1%
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
1 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total < 1%
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total < 1%
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2 %
2015
July - December
1 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 1 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
9 %
2015
July - December
6 %
2016
January - June
7 %
2016
July - December
3 %
Total 7 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
24 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 11 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
32 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 15 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
1 %
2016
January - June
6 %
2016
July - December
1 %
Total 1 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
1 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total < 1%
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2 %
2016
January - June
15 %
2016
July - December
1 %
Total 3 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
3 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 1 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
3 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 1 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
10 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 4 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
27 %
2016
January - June
36 %
2016
July - December
8 %
Total 15 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
1 %
2016
July - December
Total < 1%
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2 %
2016
July - December
2 %
Total < 1%
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2 %
2016
July - December
27 %
Total 1 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
4 %
Total < 1%
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
7 %
Total < 1%
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
9 %
Total < 1%
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
11 %
Total < 1%
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
11 %
Total < 1%
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
16 %
Total < 1%

Minor Efforts

No minor efforts found.

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures