Wisconsin Association of Free and Charitable Clinics

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
WAFCC represents Wisconsin's free and charitable clinics. Free and Charitable Clinics are safety-net health care organizations that utilize a volunteer/staff model to provide a range of medical, dental, pharmacy, vision and/or behavioral health services to economically disadvantaged individuals. Such clinics are 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organizations, or operate as a program component or affiliate of a 501(c)(3) organization. Entities that otherwise meet the above definition, but charge a nominal/sliding fee to patients, may still be considered Free or Charitable Clinics provided essential services are delivered regardless of the patient's ability to pay. Free or charitable clinics restrict eligibility for their services to individuals who are uninsured, underinsured and/or have limited or no access to primary, specialty or prescription health care.

Lobbying Interests:
Volunteer Health Care Provider (VHCP) legislation, Health Professions Loan Assistance Program (HPLAP), Medicaid reimbursement and coverage, Pharmacy/Dispensary laws & rules; Public health policies, Mental/Behavioral health policies, Dental health policies, Primary care policies, Insurance policies, policies that will impact the uninsured, policies that will impact free and charitable clinics, policies that will impact free and charitable clinic patients, Fundraising polices, Tax policies that will impact charitable giving or clinics

CEO Name:
Dennis Skrajewski
Executive Director

Contact
DJS
Dennis J Skrajewski
1405 Capitol Drive, Unit C, #210
Pewaukee, WI 53072
(414) 308-6839
Dennis.Skrajewski@gmail.com
http://www.wafcclinics.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Katherine Gaulke Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/1/2017 Withdrawn On 5/11/2018
Dennis J Skrajewski Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 8/2/2018 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 598
Assembly Bill 598
Relating to: eligibility for physician, dentist, and health care provider educational loan assistance programs. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/12/2018
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.
http://www.WAFCClincs.org
Assembly Bill 749
Assembly Bill 749
Relating to: certification of expanded function dental auxiliaries and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/15/2018
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

WAFCC would like to see the expansion of the Medicaid dental higher reimbursement pilot to all Wisconsin free and charitable clinic entities and a higher reimbursement for Medicaid dental in general.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
WAFCC would like to see the expansion of the Medicaid dental higher reimbursement pilot to all Wisconsin free and charitable clinic entities and a higher reimbursement for Medicaid dental in general.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
3/12/2018
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.

Comments
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WAFCC would like to see an amendment to - Wisconsin Statute 146.89 – Volunteer health care provider program. Change sought: ...services primarily to low-income persons who are uninsured OR homeless; OR 81% of providers are volunteers.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
WAFCC would like to see an amendment to - Wisconsin Statute 146.89 – Volunteer health care provider program. Change sought: ...services primarily to low-income persons who are uninsured OR homeless; OR 81% of providers are volunteers.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
3/12/2018
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.

Comments
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Total Lobbying Effort

  2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2018
January - June
$1,041.89
2018
July - December
$1,241.18
Total $2,283.07
Total Hours Communicating 2018
January - June
22.00
2018
July - December
5.50
Total 27.50
Total Hours Other 2018
January - June
2.00
2018
July - December
24.00
Total 26.00

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: eligibility for physician, dentist, and health care provider educational loan assistance programs. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
25 %
2018
July - December
33 %
Total 30 %
Relating to: certification of expanded function dental auxiliaries and granting rule-making authority. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
25 %
2018
July - December
Total 11 %

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
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
25 %
2018
July - December
33 %
Total 29 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
25 %
2018
July - December
34 %
Total 30 %

Minor Efforts

No minor efforts found.

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures