The Alliance

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
A not-for-profit cooperative of employers moving health care forward by controlling costs, improving quality, and engaging individuals in their health.

Lobbying Interests:
Health care, health insurance and employer sponsored health benefits.

CEO Name:
Cheryl DeMars
CEO

Contact
CD
Cheryl DeMars
PO Box 44365
Madison, WI 53744
(608) 210-6621
(608) 276-6626
cdemars@the-alliance.org
http://www.the-alliance.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Cheryl DeMars Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 12/13/2018 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

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
1/14/2020
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

LRB-2765/3 - relating to: review of proposed changes to public employee group health insurance programs.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB-2765/3 - relating to: review of proposed changes to public employee group health insurance programs.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/13/2018
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.

Regulation of pharmacy benefits managers
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Regulation of pharmacy benefits managers

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/13/2018
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.

Expansion of chiropractic health insurance mandates
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Expansion of chiropractic health insurance mandates

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/13/2018
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.

Any Willing Provider provisions
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Any Willing Provider provisions

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/13/2018
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.

Self-funding of the State's health plan
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Self-funding of the State's health plan

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
12/13/2018
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.

Proposed legislation that would interfere in contract negotiations between businesses and dentists by establishing a “floor” for negotiated rates for dental services and barring employees from discounted rates negotiated on their behalf.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Proposed legislation that would interfere in contract negotiations between businesses and dentists by establishing a “floor” for negotiated rates for dental services and barring employees from discounted rates negotiated on their behalf.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/13/2018
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.

LRBs 0800 and 1991, relating to fees for dental services. We oppose these proposals as detrimental to Wisconsin employers.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRBs 0800 and 1991, relating to fees for dental services. We oppose these proposals as detrimental to Wisconsin employers.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/13/2018
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.

We support LRB 1999/1 re: Health Care Mandate Transparency
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
We support LRB 1999/1 re: Health Care Mandate Transparency

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/13/2018
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.

Proposals to reform the Wisconsin's Workers' Compensation Program.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Proposals to reform the Wisconsin's Workers' Compensation Program.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/13/2018
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.

Support for WHIO and its ability to publicly report of health care cost and quality data
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Support for WHIO and its ability to publicly report of health care cost and quality data

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/13/2018
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.

Workers Comp reform
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Workers Comp reform

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/13/2018
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
$880.00
2019
July - December
$0.00
2020
January - June
$1,502.47
2020
July - December
$2,328.84
Total $4,711.31
Total Hours Communicating 2019
January - June
0.00
2019
July - December
0.00
2020
January - June
1.00
2020
July - December
7.00
Total 8.00
Total Hours Other 2019
January - June
4.00
2019
July - December
0.00
2020
January - June
12.25
2020
July - December
9.00
Total 25.25

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

No legislative bills/resolutions found.

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

2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
100 %
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 12 %
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
100 %
2020
July - December
100 %
Total 88 %

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
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
100 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total < 1%

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures