WEA Insurance Corporation

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
The WEA Insurance Corporation is a a voluntary employee beneficiary association and licensed Wisconisin insurer that provides health, life, dental, disability, and long term care benefit plans to Wisconsin public employees.

Lobbying Interests:
Group insurance: health, dental, disability, life, long term care.

Title:
Vice President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary

Contact
VV
Vaughn Vance
PO Box 7338
Madison, WI 53707-7338
(608) 661-6774
(608) 276-9119
vvance@weatrust.com
http://www.weatrust.com

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Steve Lyons Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/17/2014 Withdrawn On N/A
Michael Rogowski Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/17/2014 Withdrawn On N/A
Nathan J Halbach Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/17/2014 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 809
Assembly Bill 809
Relating to: nondiscriminatory insurance coverage of chiropractic services, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/27/2016
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.
Assembly Bill 866
Assembly Bill 866
Relating to: prescription refills.

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 291

Other
Notification Date
2/10/2016
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
Provided that AB 866 is amended by ASA 1 to AB 866, WEA Insurance Corporation is neutral on the legislation.
Senate Bill 650
Senate Bill 650
Relating to: nondiscriminatory insurance coverage of chiropractic services, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/28/2016
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.

Budget Bill Subjects

Employee Trust Funds
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Employee Trust Funds

Notification Date
3/18/2015
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.

Insurance
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Insurance

Notification Date
5/13/2015
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.

Wisconsin Technical College System
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Wisconsin Technical College System

Notification Date
4/23/2015
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.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

Telemedicine
Agency Name
Medical Examining Board (Med)

Subject
Telemedicine

SS 100_15
None
Notification Date
7/7/2016
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

State Health Plan cost containment strategies
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
State Health Plan cost containment strategies

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
2/27/2015
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.

Provider Network Adequacy
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Provider Network Adequacy

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
2/27/2015
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.

Support for WHIO and its ability to publicly report health care cost and quality data
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Support for WHIO and its ability to publicly report health care cost and quality data

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/27/2015
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.

Technical and minor substantive statutory and policy changes under consideration by the Office of the Commissioner of Insurance
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Technical and minor substantive statutory and policy changes under consideration by the Office of the Commissioner of Insurance

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
2/27/2015
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.

State implementaiton and enforcement of ACA health insurance requirements.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
State implementaiton and enforcement of ACA health insurance requirements.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/26/2015
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.

Self-funding benefits for state employees.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Self-funding benefits for state employees.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/26/2015
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2015
January - June
$42,346.64
2015
July - December
$42,000.00
2016
January - June
$56,628.69
2016
July - December
$54,959.48
Total $195,934.81
Total Hours Communicating 2015
January - June
3.50
2015
July - December
3.50
2016
January - June
17.00
2016
July - December
16.25
Total 40.25
Total Hours Other 2015
January - June
29.00
2015
July - December
59.25
2016
January - June
73.50
2016
July - December
42.25
Total 204.00

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: prescription refills.
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
5 %
2016
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: nondiscriminatory insurance coverage of chiropractic services, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
10 %
2016
July - December
Total 4 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
10 %
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
30 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 4 %

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
2016
July - December
10 %
Total 2 %

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
25 %
2015
July - December
20 %
2016
January - June
25 %
2016
July - December
50 %
Total 30 %
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 3 %
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 3 %
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 3 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
10 %
2016
January - June
25 %
2016
July - December
30 %
Total 19 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
10 %
2016
January - June
25 %
2016
July - December
10 %
Total 14 %

Minor Efforts

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

Minor Efforts
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
30 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
5 %
2016
July - December
Total 6 %

Other Matters

Includes time spent on:

  • Gubernatorial nominations
  • Matters on which the organization made no lobbying communication

Other Matters
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
5 %
2015
July - December
30 %
2016
January - June
5 %
2016
July - December
Total 10 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures