Wisconsin Personal Services Association Inc (WPSA)

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Statewide coalition of personal care providers, consumers & others joined together to unite, educate, advocate and promote consumer focused services.

Lobbying Interests:
This organization will attempt to influence state legislation and administrative rules related to the funding and/or the provision of personal care and other long term care services.

Title:
Legislative Committee Chair

Contact
TC
Todd Costello
P.O. Box 8028
Madison, WI 53708
(608) 242-8335
(608) 240-7060
costellot@clanet.org
http://www.wpsa.us/

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Michael Blumenfeld Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 2/11/2017 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 529
Assembly Bill 529
Relating to: requirements for certain services covered under the Medical Assistance program. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 119

For
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.
Assembly Bill 631
Assembly Bill 631
Relating to: creating a nonrefundable individual income tax credit for certain expenses incurred by a family caregiver to assist a qualified family member. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/16/2017
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.
Senate Bill 452
Senate Bill 452
Relating to: requirements for certain services covered under the Medical Assistance program. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
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.
Senate Bill 528
Senate Bill 528
Relating to: creating a nonrefundable individual income tax credit for certain expenses incurred by a family caregiver to assist a qualified family member. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/16/2017
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.

Budget Bill Subjects

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

Notification Date
3/15/2017
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.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

Provider certification, personal care providers
Agency Name
Department of Health Services (DHS)

Subject
Provider certification, personal care providers

SS 100_16
Other
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

relating to audits and recovery from providers in the Medical Assistance program
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
relating to audits and recovery from providers in the Medical Assistance program

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
4/23/2017
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.

Medical Assistance and Related Programs
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Medical Assistance and Related Programs

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
2/11/2017
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
$8,250.00
2017
July - December
$15,000.00
2018
January - June
$15,000.00
2018
July - December
$15,000.00
Total $53,250.00
Total Hours Communicating 2017
January - June
7.50
2017
July - December
10.00
2018
January - June
4.25
2018
July - December
3.25
Total 25.00
Total Hours Other 2017
January - June
112.00
2017
July - December
97.75
2018
January - June
73.75
2018
July - December
50.75
Total 334.25

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: requirements for certain services covered under the Medical Assistance program. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
1 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: requirements for certain services covered under the Medical Assistance program. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
1 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: creating a nonrefundable individual income tax credit for certain expenses incurred by a family caregiver to assist a qualified family member. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
3 %
2018
July - December
Total < 1%

Budget Bill Subjects

2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
64 %
2017
July - December
24 %
2018
January - June
1 %
2018
July - December
48 %
Total 36 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
20 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
6 %
Total 7 %

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
7 %
2017
July - December
26 %
2018
January - June
21 %
2018
July - December
9 %
Total 16 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
16 %
2017
July - December
4 %
2018
January - June
5 %
2018
July - December
3 %
Total 8 %

Minor Efforts

No minor efforts found.

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
13 %
2017
July - December
24 %
2018
January - June
70 %
2018
July - December
34 %
Total 32 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures