Aurora Health Care Inc

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Issues impacting health care financing and delivery, and community health initiatives.

Lobbying Interests:
Issues impacting health care financing and delivery, and community health initiatives.

Title:
VP of Government Affairs

Contact
RR
Rachel Roller
PO Box 341880
Milwaukee, WI 53215
(414) 299-1654
(414) 299-1632
Rachel.Roller@aurora.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Rachel Roller Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/15/2014 Withdrawn On N/A
Joe K Leibham Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 2/11/2015 Withdrawn On N/A
Jason Childress Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 2/11/2015 Withdrawn On N/A
Wendy Coomer Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 2/11/2015 Withdrawn On N/A
Andrew J Hanus Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 8/31/2015 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

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
8/17/2015
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.
Assembly Bill 312
Assembly Bill 312
Relating to: limitations on requiring vaccination against influenza.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
8/24/2015
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 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

For
Notification Date
10/14/2015
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 365
Assembly Bill 365
Relating to: duty of law enforcement officers to report to the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program controlled-substance violations, opioid-related drug overdoses or deaths, and reports of stolen prescription drugs. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 268

For
Notification Date
10/22/2015
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.
Assembly Bill 366
Assembly Bill 366
Relating to: pain clinic certification and requirements, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 265

For
Notification Date
10/14/2015
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 367
Assembly Bill 367
Relating to: reporting by treatment programs using methadone and requiring review of prescription drug monitoring database.

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 262

For
Notification Date
10/22/2015
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.
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
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.
Assembly Bill 408
Assembly Bill 408
Relating to: behavioral health care coordination pilot projects, psychiatric consultation reimbursement pilot project, access to information on availability of inpatient psychiatric beds, and making appropriations. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/14/2015
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 430
Assembly Bill 430
Relating to: granting victims of certain crimes the right to be accompanied by a victim advocate. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/20/2016
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 501
Assembly Bill 501
Relating to: various changes to the worker's compensation law, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
11/13/2015
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.
Assembly Bill 545
Assembly Bill 545
Relating to: providing lifesaving skills instruction to pupils. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 390

For
Notification Date
12/1/2015
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 628
Assembly Bill 628
Relating to: suspending, revoking, or refusing to renew cigarette and tobacco products retailer licenses. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 275

For
Notification Date
1/5/2016
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.
Assembly Bill 752
Assembly Bill 752
Relating to: leave from employment for the purpose of serving as a bone marrow or organ donor and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/21/2016
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 841
Assembly Bill 841
Relating to: waivers and variances from rules issued by the Pharmacy Examining Board and authorizations for pilot programs. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 313

For
Notification Date
2/15/2016
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 865
Assembly Bill 865
Relating to: the administration by injection of prescribed drugs by pharmacists. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 290

For
Notification Date
2/15/2016
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

For
Notification Date
2/15/2016
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.
Senate Bill 30
Senate Bill 30
Relating to: the display and sale of novelty lighters and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/25/2016
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.
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
10/27/2015
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.
Senate Bill 218
Senate Bill 218
Relating to: limitations on requiring vaccination against influenza.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
7/29/2015
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.
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

For
Notification Date
10/14/2015
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 269
Senate Bill 269
Relating to: duty of law enforcement officers to report to the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program controlled-substance violations, opioid-related drug overdoses or deaths, and reports of stolen prescription drugs. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/22/2015
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.
Senate Bill 271
Senate Bill 271
Relating to: reporting by treatment programs using methadone and requiring review of prescription drug monitoring database.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/22/2015
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.
Senate Bill 272
Senate Bill 272
Relating to: pain clinic certification and requirements, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/14/2015
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 293
Senate Bill 293
Relating to: behavioral health care coordination pilot projects, psychiatric consultation reimbursement pilot project, access to information on availability of inpatient psychiatric beds, and making appropriations. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 153

For
Notification Date
10/14/2015
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 323
Senate Bill 323
Relating to: granting victims of certain crimes the right to be accompanied by a victim advocate. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 351

For
Notification Date
10/19/2015
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 332
Senate Bill 332
Relating to: use of child safety restraint systems in motor vehicles. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
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.
Senate Bill 412
Senate Bill 412
Relating to: providing lifesaving skills instruction to pupils. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/7/2016
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.
Senate Bill 412
Senate Bill 412
Relating to: providing lifesaving skills instruction to pupils. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/7/2016
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.
Senate Bill 456
Senate Bill 456
Relating to: various changes to the worker's compensation law, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
1/4/2016
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.
Senate Bill 517
Senate Bill 517
Relating to: leave from employment for the purpose of serving as a bone marrow or organ donor and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 345

For
Notification Date
1/19/2016
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.
Senate Bill 528
Senate Bill 528
Relating to: suspending, revoking, or refusing to renew cigarette and tobacco products retailer licenses. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/19/2016
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.
Senate Bill 708
Senate Bill 708
Relating to: the administration by injection of prescribed drugs by pharmacists. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/15/2016
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.
Senate Bill 709
Senate Bill 709
Relating to: prescription refills.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/15/2016
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

Health Services: Medical Assistance - General
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Health Services: Medical Assistance - General

Notification Date
3/2/2015
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.

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
3/2/2015
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

Revises Chapter Jus 11, relating to awards for victims of crime. SS 100-14
Agency Name
Department of Justice (Jus)

Subject
Revises Chapter Jus 11, relating to awards for victims of crime. SS 100-14

Register Number: 706 (10/15/2014)
None
Notification Date
9/14/2015
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-insured plans covering health care providers subject to Wis. Stat. Chapter 655 and affecting small business.
Agency Name
Insurance

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

Register Number: 696 (12/15/2013)
None
Notification Date
3/22/2016
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.

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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Matters related to workers compensation.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Matters related to workers compensation.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
11/10/2015
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.

Matters relating to funding for Medicaid.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Matters relating to funding for Medicaid.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/15/2014
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
$49,709.85
2015
July - December
$73,520.03
2016
January - June
$69,870.64
2016
July - December
$55,637.41
Total $248,737.93
Total Hours Communicating 2015
January - June
32.30
2015
July - December
35.95
2016
January - June
33.40
2016
July - December
30.15
Total 131.80
Total Hours Other 2015
January - June
118.20
2015
July - December
265.10
2016
January - June
214.65
2016
July - December
61.60
Total 659.55

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

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
3 %
2016
January - June
10 %
2016
July - December
10 %
Total 5 %
Relating to: duty of law enforcement officers to report to the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program controlled-substance violations, opioid-related drug overdoses or deaths, and reports of stolen prescription drugs. (FE)
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 %
Relating to: reporting by treatment programs using methadone and requiring review of prescription drug monitoring database.
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 %
Relating to: behavioral health care coordination pilot projects, psychiatric consultation reimbursement pilot project, access to information on availability of inpatient psychiatric beds, and making appropriations. (FE)
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 %
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
3 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: duty of law enforcement officers to report to the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program controlled-substance violations, opioid-related drug overdoses or deaths, and reports of stolen prescription drugs. (FE)
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 %
Relating to: reporting by treatment programs using methadone and requiring review of prescription drug monitoring database.
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 %
Relating to: pain clinic certification and requirements, 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
3 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: limitations on requiring vaccination against influenza.
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 %
Relating to: pain clinic certification and requirements, 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
10 %
2016
January - June
15 %
2016
July - December
Total 8 %
Relating to: suspending, revoking, or refusing to renew cigarette and tobacco products retailer licenses. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
10 %
2016
January - June
10 %
2016
July - December
Total 7 %
Relating to: various changes to the worker's compensation law, 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
10 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: various changes to the worker's compensation law, 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
15 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 6 %
Relating to: behavioral health care coordination pilot projects, psychiatric consultation reimbursement pilot project, access to information on availability of inpatient psychiatric beds, and making appropriations. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
18 %
2016
January - June
20 %
2016
July - December
Total 13 %
Relating to: use of child safety restraint systems in motor vehicles. (FE)
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: providing lifesaving skills instruction to pupils. (FE)
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: leave from employment for the purpose of serving as a bone marrow or organ donor 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
5 %
2016
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: limitations on requiring vaccination against influenza.
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 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
5 %
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
90 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 17 %

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
10 %
2016
July - December
Total 3 %

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
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
10 %
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
70 %
Total 8 %

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
5 %
2015
July - December
5 %
2016
January - June
10 %
2016
July - December
10 %
Total 7 %

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
2015
July - December
5 %
2016
January - June
5 %
2016
July - December
Total 3 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures