SSM Health Care of Wisconsin Inc

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Management of charitable and non-profit health care providers and acute care hospitals

Lobbying Interests:
Matters affecting the administration, delivery and financing of health care services, including legislation and rules affecting hospitals and other health care providers.

Title:
Director of Advocacy, Wisconsin

Contact
ABG
Andrew B Gustafson
1808 W Beltline Hwy
Madison, WI 53713
(608) 229-8595
gus_gustafson@ssmhc.com
http://www.ssmhc.com

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Andrew B Gustafson Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/7/2015 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 26
Assembly Bill 26
Relating to: licensure of home medical oxygen providers, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/9/2015
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 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
8/20/2015
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.
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.
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
10/23/2015
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.
Comments
Information request.
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 539
Assembly Bill 539
Relating to: collateral source payments.

Bill Text and History

Against
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.
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
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.
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
2/11/2016
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.
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
2/11/2016
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.
Assembly Bill 866
Assembly Bill 866
Relating to: prescription refills.

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 291

For
Notification Date
2/11/2016
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.
Senate Bill 13
Senate Bill 13
Relating to: licensure of home medical oxygen providers, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 3

For
Notification Date
2/9/2015
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 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

None
Notification Date
9/11/2015
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.
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
8/20/2015
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 218
Senate Bill 218
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.
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
10/23/2015
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.
Comments
Information request.
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 405
Senate Bill 405
Relating to: collateral source payments.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
12/8/2015
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.
Senate Bill 412
Senate Bill 412
Relating to: providing lifesaving skills instruction to pupils. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/8/2015
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.
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
2/17/2016
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.
Senate Bill 709
Senate Bill 709
Relating to: prescription refills.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/17/2016
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.

Budget Bill Subjects

Children and Families: Departmentwide
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Children and Families: Departmentwide

Notification Date
3/9/2015
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.

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

Notification Date
3/9/2015
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 Services: Medical Assistance - General
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Health Services: Medical Assistance - General

Notification Date
3/9/2015
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.

Insurance
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Insurance

Notification Date
3/9/2015
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.

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

Notification Date
3/9/2015
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.

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

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Against
Notification Date
11/24/2015
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Rural Healthcare
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Rural Healthcare

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
11/29/2016
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.

Interpreter services
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Interpreter services

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
11/29/2016
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.

CPR training in schools
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
CPR training in schools

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

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.

Legislative oversight state employee health plan
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Legislative oversight state employee health plan

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
9/10/2015
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.

Opiod issues
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Opiod issues

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
9/2/2015
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.

issues relating to self funding the state employee health plan
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
issues relating to self funding the state employee health plan

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.

licensure of home medical oxygen providers
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
licensure of home medical oxygen providers

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

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.

Disproportionate Share Hospital program
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Disproportionate Share Hospital program

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

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.

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

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

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.

Issues related to Wisconsin's Workers compensation system
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Issues related to Wisconsin's Workers compensation system

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.

Physician Informed Consent
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Physician Informed Consent

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/7/2015
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2015
January - June
$10,258.62
2015
July - December
$7,734.99
2016
January - June
$11,826.50
2016
July - December
$3,477.50
Total $33,297.61
Total Hours Communicating 2015
January - June
44.50
2015
July - December
110.25
2016
January - June
123.25
2016
July - December
38.00
Total 316.00
Total Hours Other 2015
January - June
62.50
2015
July - December
127.75
2016
January - June
209.50
2016
July - December
69.50
Total 469.25

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

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
2 %
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
2 %
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
2015
July - December
5 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: collateral source payments.
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
5 %
2016
January - June
20 %
2016
July - December
Total 10 %
Relating to: collateral source payments.
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 4 %
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
10 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 3 %
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
10 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: the administration by injection of prescribed drugs by pharmacists. (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: the administration by injection of prescribed drugs by pharmacists. (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: 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
15 %
2016
July - December
Total 6 %
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
15 %
2016
July - December
Total 6 %

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
4 %
Total 2 %
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
10 %
Total 3 %
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 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
50 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
3 %
2016
July - December
Total 8 %

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
5 %
2016
July - December
1 %
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
2015
July - December
5 %
2016
January - June
5 %
2016
July - December
35 %
Total 8 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
10 %
2016
January - June
5 %
2016
July - December
Total 5 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
10 %
2016
January - June
5 %
2016
July - December
Total 5 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
10 %
2016
January - June
5 %
2016
July - December
10 %
Total 7 %
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
10 %
Total 4 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
10 %
2016
January - June
5 %
2016
July - December
Total 5 %
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
5 %
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
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
10 %
Total 1 %

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

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
6 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 2 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures