Wisconsin Academy of Physician Assistants

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Physicians Assistants

Lobbying Interests:
Rules and regulation affecting health care, licensure and physician assistants practice in Wisconsin.

CEO Name:
Eric Ostermann
Executive Director

Contact
EO
Eric Ostermann
563 Carter Court, Suite B
Kimberly, WI 54136
(920) 560-5630
(920) 882-3655
eric@badgerbay.co
http://www.wapa.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Eric Jensen Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/30/2015 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 112
Assembly Bill 112
Relating to: the authority of physician assistants and advanced practice nurse prescribers regarding testing and information required for making disability determinations under certain hunting and fishing approvals issued by the Department of Natural Resou...

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 97

For
Notification Date
4/1/2015
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 88
Senate Bill 88
Relating to: the authority of physician assistants and advanced practice nurse prescribers regarding testing and information required for making disability determinations under certain hunting and fishing approvals issued by the Department of Natural Resou...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/1/2015
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 568
Senate Bill 568
Relating to: renaming, changing the membership of, and eliminating certain professional licensure boards and transferring certain functions to the Department of Safety and Professional Services and the Medical Therapy Examining Board; eliminating certain c...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/16/2016
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

Insurance
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Insurance

Notification Date
6/30/2015
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.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

Telemedicine
Agency Name
Medical Examining Board (Med)

Subject
Telemedicine

SS 100_15
Other
Notification Date
1/29/2016
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

Nurse prescribing.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Nurse prescribing.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
7/16/2015
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 Nurses licensing and scope of practice.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Advance Practice Nurses licensing and scope of practice.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
6/30/2015
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.

Chiropractic scope of practice.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Chiropractic scope of practice.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
6/30/2015
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.

Administrative Rule Med 8 - PA Practice and Supervision
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Administrative Rule Med 8 - PA Practice and Supervision

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
1/30/2015
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2015
January - June
$18,000.00
2015
July - December
$18,125.69
2016
January - June
$18,000.00
2016
July - December
$21,117.72
Total $75,243.41
Total Hours Communicating 2015
January - June
1.25
2015
July - December
1.00
2016
January - June
1.25
2016
July - December
1.00
Total 4.50
Total Hours Other 2015
January - June
27.00
2015
July - December
27.00
2016
January - June
33.00
2016
July - December
55.50
Total 142.50

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: the authority of physician assistants and advanced practice nurse prescribers regarding testing and information required for making disability determinations under certain hunting and fishing approvals issued by the Department of Natural Resources.
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
13 %
2015
July - December
12 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 5 %
Relating to: renaming, changing the membership of, and eliminating certain professional licensure boards and transferring certain functions to the Department of Safety and Professional Services and the Medical Therapy Examining Board; eliminating certain councils under the Department of Safety and Professional Services; creating the Medical Assistants Council; authorizing removal by the governor, for excessive absenteeism and other infractions, of certain members of boards under the Department of Safety and Professional Services; granting rule-making authority; and making an appropriation. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
9 %
2016
July - December
Total 2 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
11 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 2 %

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
41 %
2016
July - December
22 %
Total 18 %

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
18 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
4 %
2016
July - December
Total 4 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
20 %
2015
July - December
10 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
5 %
Total 8 %

Minor Efforts

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

Minor Efforts
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
1 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total < 1%

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
38 %
2015
July - December
77 %
2016
January - June
46 %
2016
July - December
73 %
Total 61 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures