Association of Wisconsin Surgery Centers, Inc.

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Professionals engaged in the clinical and administrative management of Wisconsin ambulatory surgery centers.

Lobbying Interests:
Ambulatory surgical center regulations and taxes; health care regulations; medical liability issues; health care financing.

CEO Name:
Eric Ostermann
Executive Director

Contact
EO
Eric Ostermann
702 Eisenhower Drive, Suite A
Kimberly, WI 54136
(920) 560-5627
(920) 882-3655
eric@badgerbay.co
http://www.wisc-asc.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Catherine McDermott Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/6/2017 Withdrawn On N/A
Andrew Engel Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/6/2017 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 863
Assembly Bill 863
Relating to: video recording of surgical procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, requiring the exercise of rule-making authority, and providing penalties. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
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.

Budget Bill Subjects

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

Notification Date
4/11/2017
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.

Comments
Elimination of the Ambulatory Surgery Center Assessment/Increased MA reimbursement for surgery centers

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Changes relating to Workers Compensation laws
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Changes relating to Workers Compensation laws

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/6/2017
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.

Elimination or adjustments to the ambulatory surgery center tax assessment
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Elimination or adjustments to the ambulatory surgery center tax assessment

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/6/2017
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2017
January - June
$17,153.21
2017
July - December
$16,703.19
2018
January - June
$16,500.00
2018
July - December
$16,791.03
Total $67,147.43
Total Hours Communicating 2017
January - June
26.50
2017
July - December
8.00
2018
January - June
9.25
2018
July - December
3.50
Total 47.25
Total Hours Other 2017
January - June
145.50
2017
July - December
110.00
2018
January - June
72.50
2018
July - December
54.25
Total 382.25

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

No legislative bills/resolutions found.

Budget Bill Subjects

2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
60 %
2017
July - December
50 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
40 %
Total 43 %

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
20 %
2017
July - December
30 %
2018
January - June
70 %
2018
July - December
20 %
Total 32 %

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
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
10 %
2018
July - December
Total 2 %

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
20 %
2017
July - December
20 %
2018
January - June
20 %
2018
July - December
40 %
Total 23 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures