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
WAFCCDirector@gmail.com
http://www.wafcclinics.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Dennis J Skrajewski Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 12/10/2018 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 81
Assembly Bill 81
Relating to: licensure of dental therapists; extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures; providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures; providing an exemption from rule-making procedures; and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/24/2019
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.
Assembly Bill 162
Assembly Bill 162
Relating to: participation in the Volunteer Health Care Provider program by agencies serving homeless individuals. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/22/2019
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 178
Assembly Bill 178
Relating to: eligibility for physician, dentist, and health care provider educational loan assistance programs. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/23/2019
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 410
Assembly Bill 410
Relating to: coverage of services under Medical Assistance provided through telehealth and other technologies, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/12/2019
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 680
Assembly Bill 680
Relating to: expansion of the dental reimbursement pilot project under the Medical Assistance program. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/17/2019
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 841
Assembly Bill 841
Relating to: allowing discounts for prompt payment of health care fees.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/23/2020
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 998
Assembly Bill 998
Relating to: using telehealth in the practice of dentistry and dental hygiene and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/30/2020
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
4/15/2020
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 89
Senate Bill 89
Relating to: licensure of dental therapists; extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures; providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures; providing an exemption from rule-making procedures; and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/24/2019
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.
Senate Bill 155
Senate Bill 155
Relating to: participation in the Volunteer Health Care Provider program by agencies serving homeless individuals. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2019 Wisconsin Act 57

For
Notification Date
4/21/2019
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.
Senate Bill 166
Senate Bill 166
Relating to: eligibility for physician, dentist, and health care provider educational loan assistance programs. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2019 Wisconsin Act 58

For
Notification Date
4/23/2019
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 228
Senate Bill 228
Relating to: Marquette University School of Dentistry rural scholarship program and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/3/2019
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 380
Senate Bill 380
Relating to: coverage of services under Medical Assistance provided through telehealth and other technologies, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2019 Wisconsin Act 56

For
Notification Date
10/12/2019
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 636
Senate Bill 636
Relating to: expansion of the dental reimbursement pilot project under the Medical Assistance program. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/11/2020
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 883
Senate Bill 883
Relating to: using telehealth in the practice of dentistry and dental hygiene and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/30/2020
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 932
Senate Bill 932
Relating to: state government response to the COVID-19 pandemic. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
4/15/2020
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

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

Notification Date
3/24/2019
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.

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

Notification Date
3/24/2019
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2021-2023 State Budget
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
2021-2023 State Budget

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
8/22/2020
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.

Decreasing the Cost of Prescription Drugs (Prescription Drug Task Force Initiative)
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Decreasing the Cost of Prescription Drugs (Prescription Drug Task Force Initiative)

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
6/23/2020
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: State of Wisconsin's Coronavirus Relief Fund under the Federal CARES Act
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
COVID-19: State of Wisconsin's Coronavirus Relief Fund under the Federal CARES Act

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
5/9/2020
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.

Issues Related to the COVID-19 Pandemic Emergency
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Issues Related to the COVID-19 Pandemic Emergency

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.

Using Telehealth in the practice of dentistry and dental hygiene (LRB-5706/LRB-4551)
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Using Telehealth in the practice of dentistry and dental hygiene (LRB-5706/LRB-4551)

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
2/23/2020
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.

LRB-1418 Modifications to the Voluntary Health Care Providers program allowing clinics that treat >50% homless Medicaid patients to be eligible for participation
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB-1418 Modifications to the Voluntary Health Care Providers program allowing clinics that treat >50% homless Medicaid patients to be eligible for participation

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
3/24/2019
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.

LRB-1407 Eligibility of Free & Charitable Clinics to participate in Health Provider Loan Assistance Program
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB-1407 Eligibility of Free & Charitable Clinics to participate in Health Provider Loan Assistance Program

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
3/24/2019
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.

Licensure of Dental Therapist in Wisconsin!!
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Licensure of Dental Therapist in Wisconsin!!

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
2/19/2019
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.

Expand the Medicaid Dental Enhanced Reimbursement Pilot to WI Free & Charitable Clinics
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Expand the Medicaid Dental Enhanced Reimbursement Pilot to WI Free & Charitable Clinics

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/7/2019
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.

Modify the VHCP (Volunteer Health Care Provider) Program to allow for the inclusion of WI Free & Charitable Clinic with >51% volunteer licensed providers
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Modify the VHCP (Volunteer Health Care Provider) Program to allow for the inclusion of WI Free & Charitable Clinic with >51% volunteer licensed providers

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/7/2019
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.

Inclusion of Wisconsin Free & Charitable Clinics in the HPLAP (Health Provider Loan Assistance Program)
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Inclusion of Wisconsin Free & Charitable Clinics in the HPLAP (Health Provider Loan Assistance Program)

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/7/2019
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.

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
12/9/2018
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.

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Total Lobbying Effort

  2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2019
January - June
$10,394.89
2019
July - December
$3,484.25
2020
January - June
$1,638.22
2020
July - December
$633.04
Total $16,150.40
Total Hours Communicating 2019
January - June
42.50
2019
July - December
42.50
2020
January - June
6.00
2020
July - December
1.00
Total 92.00
Total Hours Other 2019
January - June
94.50
2019
July - December
65.50
2020
January - June
60.00
2020
July - December
24.00
Total 244.00

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: licensure of dental therapists; extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures; providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures; providing an exemption from rule-making procedures; and granting rule-making authority. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
1 %
2019
July - December
5 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: licensure of dental therapists; extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures; providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures; providing an exemption from rule-making procedures; and granting rule-making authority. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
1 %
2019
July - December
5 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: eligibility for physician, dentist, and health care provider educational loan assistance programs. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
15 %
2019
July - December
18 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 12 %
Relating to: participation in the Volunteer Health Care Provider program by agencies serving homeless individuals. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
15 %
2019
July - December
18 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 12 %
Relating to: eligibility for physician, dentist, and health care provider educational loan assistance programs. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
15 %
2019
July - December
23 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 14 %
Relating to: participation in the Volunteer Health Care Provider program by agencies serving homeless individuals. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
23 %
2019
July - December
18 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 15 %
Relating to: coverage of services under Medical Assistance provided through telehealth and other technologies, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority. (FE)
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
Total < 1%
Relating to: Marquette University School of Dentistry rural scholarship program and making an appropriation. (FE)
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
Total < 1%
Relating to: coverage of services under Medical Assistance provided through telehealth and other technologies, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority. (FE)
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
Total < 1%
Relating to: expansion of the dental reimbursement pilot project under the Medical Assistance program. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
5 %
2020
January - June
10 %
2020
July - December
5 %
Total 4 %
Relating to: using telehealth in the practice of dentistry and dental hygiene and granting rule-making authority. (FE)
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
5 %
Total 1 %
Relating to: using telehealth in the practice of dentistry and dental hygiene and granting rule-making authority. (FE)
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
5 %
Total 1 %
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
10 %
2020
July - December
15 %
Total 3 %
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
10 %
2020
July - December
15 %
Total 3 %
Relating to: expansion of the dental reimbursement pilot project under the Medical Assistance program. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
15 %
2020
July - December
5 %
Total 3 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
5 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 1 %

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
1 %
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total < 1%
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
1 %
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total < 1%
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
1 %
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total < 1%
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
1 %
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total < 1%
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
8 %
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 3 %
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 4 %
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 4 %
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
10 %
2020
July - December
5 %
Total 2 %
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
15 %
2020
July - December
15 %
Total 4 %
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
20 %
2020
July - December
15 %
Total 5 %
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
15 %
Total 1 %

Minor Efforts

No minor efforts found.

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures