America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP)

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Trade association for the health insurance industry.

Lobbying Interests:
Legislation and regulations affecting the operations and affairs of health insurance companies and health plans.

CEO Name:
Marilyn Tavenner
Senior Regional Director, State Affairs

Contact
MH
Mary Haffenbredl
601 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Ste 500 South Bldg
Washington, DC 20004
(202) 413-9817
mhaffenbredl@ahip.org
https://www.ahip.org/

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Robert J Marchant Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/12/2017 Withdrawn On N/A
Nathan D Houdek Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/12/2017 Withdrawn On 10/24/2018
Mary K Haffenbredl Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 2/12/2018 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 365
Assembly Bill 365
Relating to: prohibiting lifetime and annual limits under health insurance policies and plans. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/26/2018
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 457
Assembly Bill 457
Relating to: dental provider network rental by insurance plans.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
8/7/2017
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

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 679
Assembly Bill 679
Relating to: the treatment of biological products for various purposes under the pharmacy practice law.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
12/14/2017
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

None
Notification Date
1/2/2018
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 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

For
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 920
Assembly Bill 920
Relating to: employer groups for self-funded health care coverage.

Bill Text and History

None
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 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
12/4/2018
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 367
Senate Bill 367
Relating to: dental provider network rental by insurance plans.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
9/18/2017
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 575
Senate Bill 575
Relating to: the treatment of biological products for various purposes under the pharmacy practice law.

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 149

Other
Notification Date
12/14/2017
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

None
Notification Date
12/22/2017
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 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

For
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.
Senate Bill 806
Senate Bill 806
Relating to: employer groups for self-funded health care coverage.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/16/2018
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.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

Coordination of benefits and affecting small business
Agency Name
Office of the Commissioner of Insurance (Ins)

Subject
Coordination of benefits and affecting small business

SS 061_15
None
Notification Date
8/28/2018
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

regulation of pharmacy benefit managers
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
regulation of pharmacy benefit managers

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
6/29/2018
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.

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
6/28/2018
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
6/5/2018
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.

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

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
5/18/2018
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.

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

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/2/2018
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.

LRB 1619 & LRB 4828 re: Direct primary care program for Medical Assistance recipients and direct primary care agreements
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 1619 & LRB 4828 re: Direct primary care program for Medical Assistance recipients and direct primary care agreements

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/11/2017
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.

Dental provider network rental by insurance plans
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Dental provider network rental by insurance plans

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
7/7/2017
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.

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

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
2/17/2017
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
$25,250.00
2017
July - December
$25,250.00
2018
January - June
$26,517.50
2018
July - December
$28,204.12
Total $105,221.62
Total Hours Communicating 2017
January - June
0.00
2017
July - December
1.75
2018
January - June
12.00
2018
July - December
5.00
Total 18.75
Total Hours Other 2017
January - June
70.75
2017
July - December
50.20
2018
January - June
46.00
2018
July - December
68.70
Total 235.65

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: the treatment of biological products for various purposes under the pharmacy practice law.
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
5 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 1 %
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
5 %
2018
January - June
10 %
2018
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: the treatment of biological products for various purposes under the pharmacy practice law.
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
5 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 1 %
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
5 %
2018
January - June
10 %
2018
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: dental provider network rental by insurance plans.
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
10 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: dental provider network rental by insurance plans.
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
10 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: registration of pharmacy benefit managers, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
5 %
2018
July - December
5 %
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
5 %
2018
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: employer groups for self-funded health care coverage.
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
5 %
2018
July - December
Total 1 %
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
10 %
2018
July - December
Total 2 %
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
55 %
Total 16 %

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
90 %
2017
July - December
40 %
2018
January - June
30 %
2018
July - December
5 %
Total 41 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
10 %
2018
January - June
10 %
2018
July - December
5 %
Total 6 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
10 %
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
5 %
2018
July - December
5 %
Total 3 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
5 %
2018
July - December
Total 1 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
5 %
2018
July - December
20 %
Total 7 %

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
2018
July - December
5 %
Total 1 %

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
10 %
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 3 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures