Wisconsin Hospital Association

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Hospitals and health care

Lobbying Interests:
WHA may attempt to influence legislation and rules affecting hospitals and other health care providers as well as community health in general.

CEO Name:
Eric Borgerding
General Counsel

Contact
MS
Matthew Stanford
PO Box 259038
Madison, WI 53725-9038
(608) 274-1820
mstanford@wha.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Kyle O'Brien Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/29/2014 Withdrawn On N/A
Eric Borgerding Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/29/2014 Withdrawn On N/A
Judith Warmuth Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/29/2014 Withdrawn On 7/1/2015
Matthew Stanford Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/29/2014 Withdrawn On N/A
Peter Kammer Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/29/2014 Withdrawn On N/A
Heather Berlinski Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/29/2014 Withdrawn On 11/4/2015
Nels A Rude Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/29/2014 Withdrawn On N/A
Scott Tyre Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/29/2014 Withdrawn On N/A
Laura J Leitch Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/30/2014 Withdrawn On N/A
Joanne Alig Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/5/2015 Withdrawn On N/A
Steven L Rush Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 3/30/2015 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

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
3/1/2015
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 65
Assembly Bill 65
Relating to: newborn screening for certain lysosomal storage disorders. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/1/2015
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 94
Assembly Bill 94
Relating to: causing harm to a child by cosleeping while intoxicated, providing information about safe sleep, and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
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.
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
6/9/2015
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.
Assembly Bill 255
Assembly Bill 255
Relating to: video recording of surgical procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, requiring the exercise of rule-making authority, and providing penalties. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
6/9/2015
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.
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
9/22/2015
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 311
Assembly Bill 311
Relating to: billing the Medical Assistance program for prescription drugs by certain entities. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
9/22/2015
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 312
Assembly Bill 312
Relating to: limitations on requiring vaccination against influenza.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
8/26/2015
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 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

Other
Notification Date
10/9/2015
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.
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

Other
Notification Date
10/9/2015
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.
Assembly Bill 368
Assembly Bill 368
Relating to: regulation of persons that own or operate dental practices and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
10/17/2015
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 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
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 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 418
Assembly Bill 418
Relating to: extending the date for the repeal of two appropriations to the Office of the Commissioner of Insurance and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 85

For
Notification Date
10/17/2015
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 489
Assembly Bill 489
Relating to: recodification of the child abuse and neglect reporting law; making probation agents, parole agents, and certain employees, contractors, and volunteers of schools and institutions of higher education mandated reporters of child abuse and negle...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
12/4/2015
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.
Comments
Opposed to Section 29 of AB 489.
Assembly Bill 709
Assembly Bill 709
Relating to: creating an individual income tax deduction for certain income earned by an individual from the practice of psychiatry. (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.
Assembly Bill 713
Assembly Bill 713
Relating to: access to and prior authorization for mental health services under the Medical Assistance program. (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.
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
1/28/2016
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.
Assembly Bill 765
Assembly Bill 765
Relating to: collection of health care information.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/24/2016
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 797
Assembly Bill 797
Relating to: funding for the rural physician residency assistance program and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
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.
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

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
WHA supports Assembly Substitute Amendment 1 to Assembly Bill 841, supporting a limited term pilot waiver/variance to current pharmacy practice regulations established by the Pharmacy Examining Board to test new practice models.
Assembly Bill 867
Assembly Bill 867
Relating to: reporting deaths; death investigations and other duties of coroners and medical examiners; disposition of bodies; creating a medicolegal investigation examining board; licensure of medical examiners and medicolegal investigation staff members;...

Bill Text and History

Other
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
WHA supports ASA 1 to AB 867.
Senate Bill 19
Senate Bill 19
Relating to: designating a lay caregiver during a hospital admission.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/6/2015
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.
Senate Bill 39
Senate Bill 39
Relating to: newborn screening for certain lysosomal storage disorders. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/1/2015
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.
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
3/1/2015
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.
Senate Bill 46
Senate Bill 46
Relating to: causing harm to a child by cosleeping while intoxicated, providing information about safe sleep, and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
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.
Senate Bill 138
Senate Bill 138
Relating to: information to be provided by insurers about health care plans offered on the American health benefit exchange.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/20/2015
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 196
Senate Bill 196
Relating to: ratification of the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact and making appropriations. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/23/2015
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.
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 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
9/22/2015
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 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

Other
Notification Date
9/22/2015
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 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

Other
Notification Date
10/9/2015
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.
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

Other
Notification Date
10/9/2015
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.
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
10/10/2015
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.
Senate Bill 312
Senate Bill 312
Relating to: review of proposed changes to public employee group health insurance programs.

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 327
Senate Bill 327
Relating to: regulation of persons that own or operate dental practices and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
10/17/2015
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.
Senate Bill 336
Senate Bill 336
Relating to: extending the date for the repeal of two appropriations to the Office of the Commissioner of Insurance and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/17/2015
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.
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
1/28/2016
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.
Senate Bill 628
Senate Bill 628
Relating to: collection of health care information.

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 287

For
Notification Date
1/24/2016
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 662
Senate Bill 662
Relating to: funding for the rural physician residency assistance program and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/2/2016
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 712
Senate Bill 712
Relating to: reporting deaths; death investigations and other duties of coroners and medical examiners; disposition of bodies; creating a medicolegal investigation examining board; licensure of medical examiners and medicolegal investigation staff members;...

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
2/19/2016
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.
Comments
Pending a forthcoming substitute amendment to be introduced by the author of SB 712, WHA is neutral on the bill.
Senate Bill 743
Senate Bill 743
Relating to: waivers and variances from rules issued by the Pharmacy Examining Board and authorizations for pilot programs. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
2/19/2016
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.
Comments
WHA supports Senate Substitute Amendment 1 to Senate Bill 743, supporting a limited term pilot waiver/variance to current pharmacy practice regulations established by the Pharmacy Examining Board to test new practice models.
Senate Bill 762
Senate Bill 762
Relating to: licensure of primary spinal care practitioners, granting rule-making authority, and providing a criminal penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
5/23/2016
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

Administration: General Agency Provisions
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Administration: General Agency Provisions

Notification Date
3/1/2015
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.

Administration: Hearings and Appeals
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Administration: Hearings and Appeals

Notification Date
3/1/2015
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.

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

Notification Date
3/1/2015
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.

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

Notification Date
3/1/2015
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.

Health Services: Institutions and Mental Health
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Health Services: Institutions and Mental Health

Notification Date
3/1/2015
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.

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

Notification Date
3/1/2015
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.

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

Notification Date
3/1/2015
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.

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
3/1/2015
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.

Health Services: Public Health and Other Programs
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Health Services: Public Health and Other Programs

Notification Date
3/1/2015
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.

Insurance
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Insurance

Notification Date
3/1/2015
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.

Safety and Professional Services: Agencywide Provisions
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Safety and Professional Services: Agencywide Provisions

Notification Date
3/1/2015
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.

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
3/1/2015
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.

Workforce Development: Worker's Compensation
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Workforce Development: Worker's Compensation

Notification Date
3/1/2015
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.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

Hospitals
Agency Name
Department of Health Services (DHS)

Subject
Hospitals

SS 022_15
None
Notification Date
7/1/2015
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.

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
7/19/2015
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.

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

LRB - 4417/P2 relating to: facilities serving persons with traumatic brain injuries.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB - 4417/P2 relating to: facilities serving persons with traumatic brain injuries.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

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.

LRB 3627 & LRB 3778 - relating to: collateral source payments.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 3627 & LRB 3778 - relating to: collateral source payments.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
11/19/2015
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.

DHS 118 - trauma care.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
DHS 118 - trauma care.

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

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.

LRB 1747 - Community paramedic and community emergency medical technical certification and services.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 1747 - Community paramedic and community emergency medical technical certification and services.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

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.

MED 24 - Telemedicine
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
MED 24 - Telemedicine

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

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.

LRB-2586/1 & LRB 3370/1 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.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB-2586/1 & LRB 3370/1 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.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
10/2/2015
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.

LRB-2765/3 - relating to: review of proposed changes to public employee group health insurance programs.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB-2765/3 - relating to: review of proposed changes to public employee group health insurance programs.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
9/29/2015
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.

DHS 118 - relating to the criteria for classifying levels III and IV trauma centers.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
DHS 118 - relating to the criteria for classifying levels III and IV trauma centers.

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
8/6/2015
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.

LRB 2675/1: relating to billing the Medical Assistance program for prescription drugs by certain entities
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 2675/1: relating to billing the Medical Assistance program for prescription drugs by certain entities

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
8/6/2015
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.

LRB-0428/4 relating to: limitations on requiring vaccination against influenza.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB-0428/4 relating to: limitations on requiring vaccination against influenza.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
6/29/2015
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.

LRB-1589/1 - Relating to: video recording of surgical procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, requiring the exercise of rule-making authority and providing penalties.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB-1589/1 - Relating to: video recording of surgical procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, requiring the exercise of rule-making authority and providing penalties.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
5/9/2015
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.

Health Care Guardianship Laws
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Health Care Guardianship Laws

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
3/17/2015
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.

LRB - 0595/1 & LRB 1493/1 - relating to newborn screening for certain lysosomal storage disorders.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB - 0595/1 & LRB 1493/1 - relating to newborn screening for certain lysosomal storage disorders.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/6/2015
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.

LRB-0219/1 - Relating to designating a lay caregiver during a hospital admission.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB-0219/1 - Relating to designating a lay caregiver during a hospital admission.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/15/2015
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.

LRB-0219/1 - Relating to designating a lay caregiver during a hospital admission.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB-0219/1 - Relating to designating a lay caregiver during a hospital admission.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/15/2015
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.

Advance practice nursing
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Advance practice nursing

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/14/2015
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.

In-home caregivers
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
In-home caregivers

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/14/2015
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.

Victim advocates
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Victim advocates

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/14/2015
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.

Employee Trust Fund changes
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Employee Trust Fund changes

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/14/2015
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.

Child death prevention
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Child death prevention

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/14/2015
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.

Interstate medical licensure compact
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Interstate medical licensure compact

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/14/2015
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.

Injured Patients and Families Compensation Fund
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Injured Patients and Families Compensation Fund

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/14/2015
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.

Hospital and health care information
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Hospital and health care information

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/14/2015
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.

Behavioral health
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Behavioral health

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/14/2015
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.

Health care workforce data
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Health care workforce data

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/14/2015
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.

Hospital regulatory streamlining
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Hospital regulatory streamlining

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/14/2015
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.

Health care workforce shortage and planning issues
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Health care workforce shortage and planning issues

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/14/2015
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.

Physician workforce shortage
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Physician workforce shortage

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/14/2015
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.

Workers compensation system
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Workers compensation system

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/14/2015
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.

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

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/14/2015
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2015
January - June
$378,816.01
2015
July - December
$310,005.23
2016
January - June
$264,969.92
2016
July - December
$262,637.12
Total $1,216,428.28
Total Hours Communicating 2015
January - June
526.25
2015
July - December
363.75
2016
January - June
205.75
2016
July - December
136.25
Total 1232.00
Total Hours Other 2015
January - June
2229.00
2015
July - December
1566.75
2016
January - June
1231.50
2016
July - December
1274.25
Total 6301.50

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

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
15 %
2015
July - December
20 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 11 %
Relating to: review of proposed changes to public employee group health insurance programs.
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 4 %
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
20 %
2016
January - June
5 %
2016
July - December
Total 6 %
Relating to: collection of health care information.
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
15 %
2016
July - December
Total 3 %

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 4 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
50 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 18 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

No administrative rulemaking proceedings found.

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
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
15 %
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
2016
January - June
10 %
2016
July - December
Total 2 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
20 %
2016
July - December
Total 4 %
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 %
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
40 %
Total 7 %

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
25 %
2015
July - December
20 %
2016
January - June
50 %
2016
July - December
50 %
Total 33 %

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures