Wisconsin Association of Health Plans

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
The Wisconsin Association of Health Plans represents Wisconsin's Community-Based Health Plans on state legislative and regulatory matters.

Lobbying Interests:
The Wisconsin Association of Health Plans represents Wisconsin's Community-Based Health Plans on issues relating to: health insurance legislation and regulation; health care access and cost; State Health Plan competition, benefits, choice and cost; Medical Assistance benefits, eligibility and funding; taxation; health care coverage mandates; and, any other matters relating to health insurance and health care. The Association works to preserve the advantages of a competitive health insurance marketplace.

CEO Name:
Nancy Wenzel
CEO

Contact
NJW
Nancy J Wenzel
10 East Doty Street, Suite 503
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 255-8599
nancy@wihealthplans.org
http://www.wihealthplans.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Tim Lundquist Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/6/2017 Withdrawn On N/A
Nancy J Wenzel Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/6/2017 Withdrawn On N/A
Bryan Brooks Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/6/2017 Withdrawn On N/A
Jeff M Fitzgerald Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/6/2017 Withdrawn On N/A
Kelsey Avery Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/23/2018 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

January 2017 Special Session Assembly Bill 6
January 2017 Special Session Assembly Bill 6
Relating to: authorizing the director of the Office of Educational Opportunity in the University of Wisconsin System to contract for the operation of a recovery charter school, insurance coverage of mental health treatment provided by a recovery charter sc...

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 30

None
Notification Date
2/28/2017
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.
January 2017 Special Session Assembly Bill 8
January 2017 Special Session Assembly Bill 8
Relating to: creating additional opioid treatment programs and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 27

For
Notification Date
3/9/2017
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.
January 2017 Special Session Assembly Bill 9
January 2017 Special Session Assembly Bill 9
Relating to: addiction medicine consultation program and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 28

For
Notification Date
3/9/2017
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.
January 2017 Special Session Assembly Bill 11
January 2017 Special Session Assembly Bill 11
Relating to: mental health training program and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 31

For
Notification Date
3/9/2017
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.
January 2017 Special Session Senate Bill 6
January 2017 Special Session Senate Bill 6
Relating to: authorizing the director of the Office of Educational Opportunity in the University of Wisconsin System to contract for the operation of a recovery charter school, insurance coverage of mental health treatment provided by a recovery charter sc...

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/28/2017
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.
January 2017 Special Session Senate Bill 8
January 2017 Special Session Senate Bill 8
Relating to: creating additional opioid treatment programs and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/9/2017
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.
January 2017 Special Session Senate Bill 9
January 2017 Special Session Senate Bill 9
Relating to: addiction medicine consultation program and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/9/2017
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.
January 2017 Special Session Senate Bill 11
January 2017 Special Session Senate Bill 11
Relating to: mental health training program and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/9/2017
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 69
Assembly Bill 69
Relating to: access to investigational drugs, devices, and biological products and limitations on liability related to their use.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/21/2017
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 362
Assembly Bill 362
Relating to: coverage of certain essential health benefits by health insurance policies and plans and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
6/30/2017
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 363
Assembly Bill 363
Relating to: prohibiting preexisting condition exclusion and setting rates or cost sharing based on preexisting conditions. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
6/30/2017
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: requiring coverage and prohibiting cost sharing for preventive services under health insurance policies and plans.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
6/30/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 365
Assembly Bill 365
Relating to: prohibiting lifetime and annual limits under health insurance policies and plans. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
6/30/2017
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 410
Assembly Bill 410
Relating to: social and financial impact reports on health insurance mandates.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
6/30/2017
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 457
Assembly Bill 457
Relating to: dental provider network rental by insurance plans.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
8/3/2017
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 462
Assembly Bill 462
Relating to: complex rehabilitation technology for complex needs patients in the Medical Assistance program and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
8/15/2017
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 621
Assembly Bill 621
Relating to: registration of pharmacy benefit managers, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/13/2018
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 753
Assembly Bill 753
Relating to: requiring coverage of dispensing of an extended supply of contraceptives.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
12/27/2017
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 798
Assembly Bill 798
Relating to: direct primary care program for Medical Assistance recipients and direct primary care agreements. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/5/2018
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 819
Assembly Bill 819
Relating to: employment of individuals with disabilities enrolled in long-term care programs and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 323

For
Notification Date
2/2/2018
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 871
Assembly Bill 871
Relating to: intensive care coordination program in the Medical Assistance program. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 279

None
Notification Date
1/24/2018
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 876
Assembly Bill 876
Relating to: coverage of prescription eye drop refills.

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 305

None
Notification Date
2/1/2018
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 877
Assembly Bill 877
Relating to: disclosures to the commissioner of insurance and other changes to the insurance laws, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule-making procedures, and granting rule-making authority. (FE...

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 313

None
Notification Date
2/1/2018
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 885
Assembly Bill 885
Relating to: Wisconsin Healthcare Stability Plan, reinsurance of health carriers, reallocating savings from health insurer fee, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and making appropriations. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/1/2018
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 920
Assembly Bill 920
Relating to: employer groups for self-funded health care coverage.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/8/2018
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 945
Assembly Bill 945
Relating to: licensure of dental therapists and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/13/2018
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 1070
Assembly Bill 1070
Relating to: legislative powers and duties, state agency and authority composition and operations, and administrative rule-making process. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
12/3/2018
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 1072
Assembly Bill 1072
Relating to: federal government waivers and other requests for federal approval; public assistance programs; waivers from work search and registration requirements for certain unemployment insurance benefit claimants; granting rule-making authority; and ma...

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
12/3/2018
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 1073
Assembly Bill 1073
Relating to: legislative power and duties, state agency and authority composition and operations, administrative rule-making process, federal government waivers and approvals, unemployment insurance work search and registration requirements, and making an ...

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
12/3/2018
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 265
Senate Bill 265
Relating to: prohibiting preexisting condition exclusion and setting rates or cost sharing based on preexisting conditions. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
6/30/2017
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 266
Senate Bill 266
Relating to: prohibiting lifetime and annual limits under health insurance policies and plans. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
6/30/2017
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 267
Senate Bill 267
Relating to: requiring coverage and prohibiting cost sharing for preventive services under health insurance policies and plans.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
6/30/2017
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: coverage of certain essential health benefits by health insurance policies and plans and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
6/30/2017
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 295
Senate Bill 295
Relating to: the expiration of administrative rules. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
11/8/2017
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 319
Senate Bill 319
Relating to: social and financial impact reports on health insurance mandates.

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 239

For
Notification Date
6/30/2017
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
WAHP supports SB 319, as amended by Senate Amendment 1.
Senate Bill 367
Senate Bill 367
Relating to: dental provider network rental by insurance plans.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/10/2017
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 381
Senate Bill 381
Relating to: complex rehabilitation technology for complex needs patients in the Medical Assistance program and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 306

Against
Notification Date
8/15/2017
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 642
Senate Bill 642
Relating to: requiring coverage of dispensing of an extended supply of contraceptives.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
12/27/2017
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 670
Senate Bill 670
Relating to: direct primary care program for Medical Assistance recipients and direct primary care agreements. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
12/27/2017
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 689
Senate Bill 689
Relating to: employment of individuals with disabilities enrolled in long-term care programs and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/2/2018
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 742
Senate Bill 742
Relating to: intensive care coordination program in the Medical Assistance program. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/1/2018
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 770
Senate Bill 770
Relating to: Wisconsin Healthcare Stability Plan, reinsurance of health carriers, reallocating savings from health insurer fee, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and making appropriations. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 138

None
Notification Date
2/7/2018
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 771
Senate Bill 771
Relating to: coverage of prescription eye drop refills.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/7/2018
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 784
Senate Bill 784
Relating to: licensure of dental therapists and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/13/2018
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 806
Senate Bill 806
Relating to: employer groups for self-funded health care coverage.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/15/2018
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

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

Notification Date
3/23/2017
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
3/23/2017
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: Medicaid Services
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Health Services: Medicaid Services

Notification Date
3/23/2017
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: Medicaid Services Administration
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Health Services: Medicaid Services Administration

Notification Date
3/23/2017
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
3/23/2017
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

Community substance abuse service standards
Agency Name
Department of Health Services (DHS)

Subject
Community substance abuse service standards

SS 044_18
None
Notification Date
5/11/2018
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

INS 3.17: Reserve standards for accident and sickness insurance and affecting small businesses
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
INS 3.17: Reserve standards for accident and sickness insurance and affecting small businesses

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
12/3/2018
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.

Ins Ch. 19—Relating to Wisconsin Healthcare Stability Plan and affecting small business
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Ins Ch. 19—Relating to Wisconsin Healthcare Stability Plan and affecting small business

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
12/3/2018
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 Ins. 3.39 and 3.55, Medicare supplement and reporting requirements
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to Ins. 3.39 and 3.55, Medicare supplement and reporting requirements

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
8/9/2018
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.

Ins 3.40 - Coordination of Benefits
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Ins 3.40 - Coordination of Benefits

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
8/3/2018
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.

INS 40 and 53 - Holding Company and Corporate Governance
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
INS 40 and 53 - Holding Company and Corporate Governance

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
6/27/2018
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.

2019 - 2021 Budget
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
2019 - 2021 Budget

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
6/7/2018
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 short-term, limited-duration plans
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Regulation of short-term, limited-duration plans

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
5/30/2018
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.

Coverage requirements related to opioid abuse, treatment
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Coverage requirements related to opioid abuse, treatment

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
5/30/2018
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.

NAIC Health Carrier Prescription Drug Benefit Management Model Act
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
NAIC Health Carrier Prescription Drug Benefit Management Model Act

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
5/29/2018
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.

NAIC Insurance Data Security Model Law
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
NAIC Insurance Data Security Model Law

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
5/29/2018
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.

Extension of Transitional Health Insurance Plans
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Extension of Transitional Health Insurance Plans

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
4/30/2018
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 Wisconsin Healthcare Stability Plan
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Implementation of Wisconsin Healthcare Stability Plan

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
4/17/2018
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.

OCI Bulletin Regarding Coverage of Equipment and Supplies for Treatment of Diabetes
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
OCI Bulletin Regarding Coverage of Equipment and Supplies for Treatment of Diabetes

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
4/16/2018
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.

Office of the Commissioner of Insurance Staffing Levels
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Office of the Commissioner of Insurance Staffing Levels

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
4/16/2018
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.

Association Health Plans
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Association Health Plans

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/18/2018
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.

365 Day Supply of Birth Control
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
365 Day Supply of Birth Control

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
11/15/2017
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.

Direct Primary Care
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Direct Primary Care

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
11/15/2017
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.

Coverage of Prescription Eye Drop Refills
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Coverage of Prescription Eye Drop Refills

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
11/3/2017
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 Cost-Savings Strategies
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Medicaid Cost-Savings Strategies

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
10/26/2017
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 of State Group Health Program
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Legislative oversight of State Group Health Program

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
10/25/2017
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.

OCI Technical Corrections Bill
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
OCI Technical Corrections Bill

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
10/6/2017
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.

A Rule to Amend 25.13 - an Exception to the Annual Privacy Notice Requirements and Affecting Small Business
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
A Rule to Amend 25.13 - an Exception to the Annual Privacy Notice Requirements and Affecting Small Business

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
10/3/2017
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.

Medicare supplement policy renewal
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Medicare supplement policy renewal

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
7/5/2017
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.

EmR 1708; relating to an exception to the annual privacy notice requirements and affecting small businesses
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
EmR 1708; relating to an exception to the annual privacy notice requirements and affecting small businesses

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
5/16/2017
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.

Regarding s. Ins 3.651 (2), Wis. Adm. Code, and other sections, relating to certain reporting requirements, electronic filing and obtaining information, increasing minimum annual assessment for OCI insurer examinations;
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Regarding s. Ins 3.651 (2), Wis. Adm. Code, and other sections, relating to certain reporting requirements, electronic filing and obtaining information, increasing minimum annual assessment for OCI insurer examinations;

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
5/16/2017
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.

Restrictions on provider-insurer contracts
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Restrictions on provider-insurer contracts

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
3/9/2017
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.

State Response to Federal Health Care Reform
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
State Response to Federal Health Care Reform

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
2/23/2017
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.

Changes to Wisconsin's Collateral Source Rule
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Changes to Wisconsin's Collateral Source Rule

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/23/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Self-Funding/Consolidation of the State Group Health Program
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Self-Funding/Consolidation of the State Group Health Program

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/11/2017
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.

Provider Network Adequacy
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Provider Network Adequacy

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/11/2017
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 Insurance Mandates
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Health Insurance Mandates

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/11/2017
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 and Reimbursement
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Medicaid Funding and Reimbursement

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/11/2017
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

  2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2017
January - June
$80,257.86
2017
July - December
$52,169.60
2018
January - June
$78,088.19
2018
July - December
$89,264.83
Total $299,780.49
Total Hours Communicating 2017
January - June
74.75
2017
July - December
32.50
2018
January - June
49.75
2018
July - December
50.50
Total 207.50
Total Hours Other 2017
January - June
300.75
2017
July - December
145.75
2018
January - June
387.75
2018
July - December
320.75
Total 1155.00

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: complex rehabilitation technology for complex needs patients in the Medical Assistance program and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
12 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: direct primary care program for Medical Assistance recipients and direct primary care agreements. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
10 %
2018
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: Wisconsin Healthcare Stability Plan, reinsurance of health carriers, reallocating savings from health insurer fee, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and making appropriations. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
16 %
2018
July - December
Total 5 %
Relating to: prohibiting lifetime and annual limits under health insurance policies and plans. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
13 %
Total 4 %

Budget Bill Subjects

No budget bill subjects found.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

No administrative rulemaking proceedings found.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
67 %
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 18 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
11 %
2018
January - June
15 %
2018
July - December
Total 6 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
12 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
30 %
Total 10 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
12 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 2 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
19 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 2 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
11 %
2018
July - December
20 %
Total 9 %

Minor Efforts

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

Minor Efforts
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
32 %
2017
July - December
33 %
2018
January - June
48 %
2018
July - December
37 %
Total 69 %

Other Matters

Includes time spent on:

  • Gubernatorial nominations
  • Matters on which the organization made no lobbying communication

Other Matters
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
1 %
2017
July - December
1 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total < 1%

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures