United HealthCare Services Inc.

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Health care company offering an array of health benefits and health services.

Lobbying Interests:
Legislation and Administrative Rules affecting individual, small, and large group health insurance plans, Medicaid and other government-sponsored health care programs.

CEO Name:
Tarrant Jeffrey Putnam
Director, External Affairs

Contact
KA
Karla Ashenhurst
10701 West Research Drive
Wauwatosa, WI 53226
(414) 443-4570
karla_ashenhurst@uhg.com

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Karla Ashenhurst Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 12/27/2018 Withdrawn On N/A
Amy Boyer Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 1/9/2019 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 1
Assembly Bill 1
Relating to: coverage of individuals with preexisting conditions.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
1/14/2019
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 114
Assembly Bill 114
Relating to: registration and regulation of pharmacy benefit managers, drug pricing transparency, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/4/2019
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 267
Assembly Bill 267
Relating to: advanced practice registered nurses, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/10/2019
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 575
Assembly Bill 575
Relating to: regulation of physician assistants, creating a Physician Assistant Examining Board, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and providing a ...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/12/2020
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 1038
Assembly Bill 1038
Relating to: state government response to the COVID-19 pandemic. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2019 Wisconsin Act 185

None
Notification Date
4/17/2020
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 100
Senate Bill 100
Relating to: registration and regulation of pharmacy benefit managers, drug pricing transparency, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/4/2019
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 249
Senate Bill 249
Relating to: advanced practice registered nurses, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/3/2019
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 515
Senate Bill 515
Relating to: regulation of physician assistants, creating a Physician Assistant Examining Board, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and providing a ...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/12/2020
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

Employee Trust Funds
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Employee Trust Funds

Notification Date
3/6/2019
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.

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

Notification Date
3/6/2019
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.

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

Notification Date
3/6/2019
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.

Insurance: Departmentwide
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Insurance: Departmentwide

Notification Date
3/6/2019
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

Telehealth/Telemedicine
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Telehealth/Telemedicine

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
11/18/2020
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.

Governor’s Task Force on Prescription Drug Affordability
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Governor’s Task Force on Prescription Drug Affordability

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
6/29/2020
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.

COVID-19
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
COVID-19

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
3/24/2020
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.

Chapter Phar 7 - a state pharmacy regulation under the purview of the Pharmacy Examining Board.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Chapter Phar 7 - a state pharmacy regulation under the purview of the Pharmacy Examining Board.

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
12/30/2019
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.

Surprise Billing/Out of Network Billing
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Surprise Billing/Out of Network Billing

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
8/5/2019
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.

Guarantee Association
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Guarantee Association

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
7/24/2019
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 Registered Nurses Modernization Act
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Advanced Practice Registered Nurses Modernization Act

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
5/21/2019
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.

Employee Trust Funds/Group Insurance Board
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Employee Trust Funds/Group Insurance Board

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/6/2018
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.

Pharmacy Benefits Manager Issues
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Pharmacy Benefits Manager Issues

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/6/2018
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.

Intensive Care Coordination Program
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Intensive Care Coordination Program

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/6/2018
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2019
January - June
$31,960.18
2019
July - December
$33,288.22
2020
January - June
$34,488.48
2020
July - December
$31,408.28
Total $131,145.16
Total Hours Communicating 2019
January - June
16.00
2019
July - December
16.00
2020
January - June
4.25
2020
July - December
5.00
Total 41.25
Total Hours Other 2019
January - June
118.75
2019
July - December
128.75
2020
January - June
156.75
2020
July - December
79.25
Total 483.50

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: registration and regulation of pharmacy benefit managers, drug pricing transparency, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
1 %
2019
July - December
35 %
2020
January - June
35 %
2020
July - December
1 %
Total 21 %
Relating to: coverage of individuals with preexisting conditions.
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
20 %
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 5 %
Relating to: registration and regulation of pharmacy benefit managers, drug pricing transparency, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
40 %
2019
July - December
17 %
2020
January - June
1 %
2020
July - December
22 %
Total 19 %
Relating to: state government response to the COVID-19 pandemic. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
1 %
2020
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: regulation of physician assistants, creating a Physician Assistant Examining Board, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2 %
2020
July - December
Total < 1%

Budget Bill Subjects

2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
9 %
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 2 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

No administrative rulemaking proceedings found.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
1 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
1 %
Total < 1%
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
4 %
2020
January - June
5 %
2020
July - December
Total 3 %
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
8 %
2020
January - June
4 %
2020
July - December
Total 3 %
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
5 %
2020
July - December
20 %
Total 5 %
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
18 %
2020
July - December
14 %
Total 8 %
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
2 %
Total < 1%

Minor Efforts

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

Minor Efforts
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2 %
2019
July - December
2 %
2020
January - June
1 %
2020
July - December
Total 1 %

Other Matters

Includes time spent on:

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

Other Matters
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
28 %
2019
July - December
33 %
2020
January - June
28 %
2020
July - December
40 %
Total 31 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures