Anthem, Inc. and Its Affiliates

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Health insurance industry

Lobbying Interests:
LEGISLATION AND REGULATIONS AFFECTING THE COMMERCIAL INSURANCE MARKET AND MEDICAID IN THE STATE OF WISCONSIN.

CEO Name:
Angela Braly
Director, Public Affairs

Contact
TO
Ted Osthelder
22 N Carroll St, Ste 313
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 259-9038
Theodore.Osthelder@Wellpoint.com
http://www.wellpoint.com

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Karen Geiger Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/5/2015 Withdrawn On N/A
Ted Osthelder Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/5/2015 Withdrawn On N/A
Eric J Petersen Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/5/2015 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

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
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.
Assembly Bill 539
Assembly Bill 539
Relating to: collateral source payments.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
12/3/2015
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 543
Assembly Bill 543
Relating to: social and financial impact reports. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 288

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.
Assembly Bill 549
Assembly Bill 549
Relating to: the authority of physical therapists to order X-rays and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 375

None
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.
Assembly Bill 809
Assembly Bill 809
Relating to: nondiscriminatory insurance coverage of chiropractic services, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/28/2016
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 856
Assembly Bill 856
Relating to: long-term care districts and care management organizations. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
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 866
Assembly Bill 866
Relating to: prescription refills.

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 291

Other
Notification Date
2/10/2016
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Comments
Support ASA 1 to AB 866
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
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 650
Senate Bill 650
Relating to: nondiscriminatory insurance coverage of chiropractic services, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/28/2016
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 687
Senate Bill 687
Relating to: long-term care districts and care management organizations. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 215

None
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.
Senate Bill 709
Senate Bill 709
Relating to: prescription refills.

Bill Text and History

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
Support SSA 1 to SB 709

Budget Bill Subjects

Budget Management and Compensation Reserves
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Budget Management and Compensation Reserves

Notification Date
3/25/2015
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.

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

Notification Date
3/25/2015
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.

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

Notification Date
3/25/2015
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.

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

Notification Date
3/25/2015
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.

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

Notification Date
3/25/2015
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.

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
3/25/2015
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.

Insurance
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Insurance

Notification Date
3/25/2015
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.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

Telemedicine
Agency Name
Medical Examining Board (Med)

Subject
Telemedicine

SS 100_15
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Health Insurance Exchanges
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Health Insurance Exchanges

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
3/25/2015
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.

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

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
3/25/2015
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.

Insurance coverage and cost sharing of medical tretments, diagnostic technologies, pharmecuticals and other benefits.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Insurance coverage and cost sharing of medical tretments, diagnostic technologies, pharmecuticals and other benefits.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
3/25/2015
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.

Model Holding Company - ORSA
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Model Holding Company - ORSA

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
3/25/2015
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Relating to the preparation of social and financial impact statements on legislation imposing health insurance mandates
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to the preparation of social and financial impact statements on legislation imposing health insurance mandates

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/28/2015
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.

Implementation of the Affordable Care Act in Wisconsin
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Implementation of the Affordable Care Act in Wisconsin

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/28/2015
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
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/28/2015
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.

Regulation of health insurance agents
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Regulation of health insurance agents

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/28/2015
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.

All matters affecting the cost, quality and availability of health care and related insurance coverage
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
All matters affecting the cost, quality and availability of health care and related insurance coverage

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/28/2015
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.

Wellness and prevention initiatives
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Wellness and prevention initiatives

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/28/2015
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.

Development and Implementation of DHS Long Term Care Initiatives including Virtual Pace Program
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Development and Implementation of DHS Long Term Care Initiatives including Virtual Pace Program

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/28/2015
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, SSI and BadgerCare funding
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Medicaid, SSI and BadgerCare funding

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/28/2015
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 benefit coverage mandates
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Health benefit coverage mandates

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/28/2015
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.

Healthcare cost and quality transparency
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Healthcare cost and quality transparency

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/28/2015
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

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

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/28/2015
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 benefit coverage mandates
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Health benefit coverage mandates

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/28/2015
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 - state budget bill topic
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Medicaid funding - state budget bill topic

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/28/2015
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.

The regulation of commercial health insurance in Wisconsin
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
The regulation of commercial health insurance in Wisconsin

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/28/2015
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.

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

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/28/2015
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 related to scope of practice and licensure
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Matters related to scope of practice and licensure

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/28/2015
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.

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

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/28/2015
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
$82,988.68
2015
July - December
$81,385.08
2016
January - June
$82,373.50
2016
July - December
$58,040.83
Total $304,788.09
Total Hours Communicating 2015
January - June
35.25
2015
July - December
37.00
2016
January - June
72.00
2016
July - December
23.50
Total 167.75
Total Hours Other 2015
January - June
430.75
2015
July - December
363.75
2016
January - June
290.70
2016
July - December
193.75
Total 1278.95

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

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
10 %
2016
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: social and financial impact reports. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2 %
2016
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: the authority of physical therapists to order X-rays and granting rule-making authority. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
4 %
2016
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: information to be provided by insurers about health care plans offered on the American health benefit exchange.
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
4 %
2016
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: nondiscriminatory insurance coverage of chiropractic services, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
5 %
2016
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: long-term care districts and care management organizations. (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 1 %
Relating to: prescription refills.
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
5 %
2016
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: nondiscriminatory insurance coverage of chiropractic services, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
5 %
2016
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: long-term care districts and care management organizations. (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 1 %
Relating to: prescription refills.
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
5 %
2016
July - December
Total 1 %

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
10 %
Total 5 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
10 %
2015
July - December
5 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
10 %
Total 6 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
20 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
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
40 %
2016
July - December
Total 26 %

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
15 %
Total 4 %

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
10 %
2015
July - December
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
5 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
5 %
Total 2 %
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 1 %
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 1 %
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 1 %
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 1 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
10 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
30 %
Total 7 %
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
40 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
15 %
Total 13 %
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 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
15 %
Total 2 %

Minor Efforts

No minor efforts found.

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures