Wisconsin Chapter of the American College of Emergency Physicians

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Represents the interests/practice of emergency physicians.

Lobbying Interests:
WACEP is interested in securing access to emergency care to all in need, with as few as possible hindrances/restrictions imposed upon patients by other entities (e.g. government agencies, third party payors). WACEP supports efforts to insure emergency care is provided by well-trained physicians and support personnel. WACEP supports public policies to enhance safety, decrease risk of illness/injury in all settings and promote prevention measures.

CEO Name:
Eric Ostermann
Executive Director

Contact
EO
Eric Ostermann
563 Carter Court, Suite B
Kimberly, WI 54136
(920) 750-7725
(920) 882-3655
eric@badgerbay.co
http://www.wisconsinacep.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Eric Jensen Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/27/2017 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 260
Assembly Bill 260
Relating to: physical examinations conducted by chiropractors; performance of medical examinations by chiropractors for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration; chiropractic acupuncture and chiropractic dry needling; delegation of certain services ...

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 180

Against
Notification Date
6/13/2017
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 538
Assembly Bill 538
Relating to: transfer for emergency detention and warning of dangerousness.

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 140

For
Notification Date
10/17/2017
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.
Assembly Bill 568
Assembly Bill 568
Relating to: advanced practice registered nurses and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/31/2017
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
WACEP is concerned with removing the current requirement that a nurse midwife work in collaboration with a physician.
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
3/14/2018
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 232
Senate Bill 232
Relating to: physical examinations conducted by chiropractors; performance of medical examinations by chiropractors for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration; chiropractic acupuncture and chiropractic dry needling; delegation of certain services ...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
6/20/2017
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 445
Senate Bill 445
Relating to: transfer for emergency detention and warning of dangerousness.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/17/2017
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.
Senate Bill 497
Senate Bill 497
Relating to: advanced practice registered nurses and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/31/2017
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
WACEP is concerned with removing the current requirement that a nurse midwife work in collaboration with a physician.
Senate Bill 665
Senate Bill 665
Relating to: various changes to the worker's compensation law, modifying administrative rules related to worker's compensation, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-ma...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
12/29/2017
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.

Budget Bill Subjects

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

Notification Date
4/24/2017
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

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

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/20/2017
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 Payments for Emergency Physician Services
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Medicaid Payments for Emergency Physician Services

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
4/24/2017
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.

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
1/27/2017
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.

Advanced Practice Nurse Scope of Practice
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Advanced Practice Nurse Scope of Practice

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/27/2017
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.

Law Enforcement Directed Body Cavity Searches
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Law Enforcement Directed Body Cavity Searches

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/27/2017
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2017
January - June
$16,500.00
2017
July - December
$16,500.00
2018
January - June
$16,500.00
2018
July - December
$16,500.00
Total $66,000.00
Total Hours Communicating 2017
January - June
10.25
2017
July - December
7.00
2018
January - June
9.00
2018
July - December
2.25
Total 28.50
Total Hours Other 2017
January - June
52.50
2017
July - December
48.75
2018
January - June
29.50
2018
July - December
13.50
Total 144.25

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: physical examinations conducted by chiropractors; performance of medical examinations by chiropractors for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration; chiropractic acupuncture and chiropractic dry needling; delegation of certain services by a chiropractor; modifying various administrative rules promulgated by the Chiropractic Examining Board; and granting rule-making authority. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
5 %
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: various changes to the worker's compensation law, modifying administrative rules related to worker's compensation, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (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: intensive care coordination program in the Medical Assistance program. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
15 %
2018
July - December
Total 3 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
45 %
2017
July - December
22 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 23 %

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
28 %
2017
July - December
14 %
2018
January - June
49 %
2018
July - December
21 %
Total 28 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
30 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
46 %
Total 14 %

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
2 %
2017
July - December
4 %
2018
January - June
3 %
2018
July - December
Total 3 %

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
30 %
2018
January - June
28 %
2018
July - December
33 %
Total 26 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures