Aurora Health Care

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Issues impacting health care financing and delivery, and community health initiatives.

Lobbying Interests:
Issues impacting health care financing and delivery, and community health initiatives.

Contact
AH
Andrew Hanus
PO Box 341880
Milwaukee, WI 53215
(414) 704-9982
Andrew.Hanus@aurora.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 114
Assembly Bill 114
Relating to: extension of eligibility under the Medical Assistance program for postpartum women. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/22/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 507
Assembly Bill 507
Relating to: prior authorization for coverage of physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, chiropractic services, and other services under health plans.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/7/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 616
Assembly Bill 616
Relating to: Medical Assistance coverage of services provided in an institution for mental disease. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/6/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 618
Assembly Bill 618
Relating to: expanding graduate medical training grants and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/6/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 936
Assembly Bill 936
Relating to: electing to be a donor of an anatomical gift when filing income tax returns. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/19/2024
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 940
Assembly Bill 940
Relating to: funding for victim services and domestic abuse services, training for grant recipients, grants to child advocacy centers, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/29/2024
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 1086
Assembly Bill 1086
Relating to: funding for supplemental payments to hospitals with avoidable patient days under the Medical Assistance program, for enhanced nursing home reimbursement rates under the Medical Assistance program for residents with bariatric and extensive woun...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/14/2024
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 1087
Assembly Bill 1087
Relating to: supplemental payments to hospitals with avoidable patient days and an enhanced rate to nursing homes for bariatric and extensive wound care under the Medical Assistance program. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/14/2024
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 1088
Assembly Bill 1088
Relating to: consent to admissions to certain health care facilities by patient representatives, allocation of nursing beds for patients with certain complex needs, and a complex patient pilot program. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/14/2024
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 110
Senate Bill 110
Relating to: extension of eligibility under the Medical Assistance program for postpartum women. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/9/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 328
Senate Bill 328
Relating to: price transparency in hospitals and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
6/20/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 635
Senate Bill 635
Relating to: Medical Assistance coverage of services provided in an institution for mental disease. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/11/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 868
Senate Bill 868
Relating to: electing to be a donor of an anatomical gift when filing income tax returns. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/19/2024
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 877
Senate Bill 877
Relating to: funding for victim services and domestic abuse services, training for grant recipients, grants to child advocacy centers, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/29/2024
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 1027
Senate Bill 1027
Relating to: consent to admissions to certain health care facilities by patient representatives, allocation of nursing beds for patients with certain complex needs, and a complex patient pilot program. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/14/2024
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 1028
Senate Bill 1028
Relating to: supplemental payments to hospitals with avoidable patient days and an enhanced rate to nursing homes for bariatric and extensive wound care under the Medical Assistance program. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/14/2024
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 1029
Senate Bill 1029
Relating to: funding for supplemental payments to hospitals with avoidable patient days under the Medical Assistance program, for enhanced nursing home reimbursement rates under the Medical Assistance program for residents with bariatric and extensive woun...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/14/2024
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Budget Bill Subjects

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

Notification Date
2/21/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

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

Notification Date
2/21/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

Immunization of students
Agency Name
Department of Health Services (DHS)
Subject
Immunization of students
Scope Statement
SS 067_17
For
Notification Date
3/9/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Confirmation of Dan Hereth
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Confirmation of Dan Hereth

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/31/2024
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Comments
We support the confirmation of Dan Hereth

Matters related to Guardianship for patients ready to discharge to post-acute care facility
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Matters related to Guardianship for patients ready to discharge to post-acute care facility

Notification Date
12/30/2022
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.

Matters relating to Medicaid enrollment and eligibility
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Matters relating to Medicaid enrollment and eligibility

Notification Date
12/30/2022
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.

Proposed changes to Med 10 relating to chaperones for sensitive exams
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Proposed changes to Med 10 relating to chaperones for sensitive exams

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/30/2022
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.

Commercial health insurance payment policy
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Commercial health insurance payment policy

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/30/2022
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.

Specialty pharmacy commercial payer policies
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Specialty pharmacy commercial payer policies

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/30/2022
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.

Matters related to the regulation of interpreters.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Matters related to the regulation of interpreters.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/30/2022
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.

Matters related to workers compensation reimbursementz
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Matters related to workers compensation reimbursementz

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/30/2022
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.

Matters related to the creation of an intensive care coordination program to reduce misuse of emergency departments at healthcare facilities.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Matters related to the creation of an intensive care coordination program to reduce misuse of emergency departments at healthcare facilities.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/30/2022
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.

Funding and policy related to the Reach and Read program.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Funding and policy related to the Reach and Read program.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/30/2022
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.

Matters related to Medicaid reimbursement.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Matters related to Medicaid reimbursement.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/30/2022
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.

All matters related to mental health care.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
All matters related to mental health care.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/30/2022
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.

Matters related to paramedic regulation.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Matters related to paramedic regulation.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/30/2022
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.

Matters related to opiate abuse prevention.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Matters related to opiate abuse prevention.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/30/2022
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.

Matters related to Phar 7 changes by the Pharmacy Examining Board.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Matters related to Phar 7 changes by the Pharmacy Examining Board.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/30/2022
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.

All matters related to funding and regulatory changes in response to COVID 19.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
All matters related to funding and regulatory changes in response to COVID 19.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/30/2022
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

  2023
January - June
2023
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2023
January - June
$59,657.70
2023
July - December
$49,837.80
Total $109,495.50
Total Hours Communicating 2023
January - June
74.20
2023
July - December
40.10
Total 114.30
Total Hours Other 2023
January - June
203.60
2023
July - December
120.80
Total 324.40

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: extension of eligibility under the Medical Assistance program for postpartum women. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
5%
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 3%
Relating to: extension of eligibility under the Medical Assistance program for postpartum women. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
5%
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 3%
Relating to: price transparency in hospitals and providing a penalty. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
5%
2023
July - December
35%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 16%
Relating to: prior authorization for coverage of physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, chiropractic services, and other services under health plans.
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
5%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 2%
Relating to: expanding graduate medical training grants and making an appropriation. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
5%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 2%
Relating to: Medical Assistance coverage of services provided in an institution for mental disease. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
10%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 4%
Relating to: Medical Assistance coverage of services provided in an institution for mental disease. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
15%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 5%

Budget Bill Subjects

2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
40%
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 25%

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

No administrative rulemaking proceedings found.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
5%
2023
July - December
10%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 7%
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
5%
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 3%
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
30%
2023
July - December
5%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 21%

Minor Efforts

(Time spent on matters each of which accounted for less than 10% of the organization's lobbying.)

Minor Efforts
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
5%
2023
July - December
5%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 5%

Other Matters

Includes time spent on:

  • Gubernatorial nominations
  • Matters on which the organization made no lobbying communication

Other Matters
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
10%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 4%

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures