America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP)

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Trade association for the health insurance industry.

Lobbying Interests:
Legislation and regulations affecting the operations and affairs of health insurance companies and health plans.

CEO Name:
Marilyn Tavenner
Senior Regional Director, State Affairs

Contact
MH
Mary Haffenbredl
601 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Ste 500 South Bldg
Washington, DC 20004
(202) 413-9817
mhaffenbredl@ahip.org
https://www.ahip.org/

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Tyler J Foti Exclusive Duties Yes Authorized On 1/4/2019 Withdrawn On N/A
Robert J Marchant Exclusive Duties Yes Authorized On 1/4/2019 Withdrawn On N/A
John Zordani Exclusive Duties Yes Authorized On 1/4/2019 Withdrawn On N/A
Mary K Haffenbredl Exclusive Duties Yes Authorized On 1/14/2019 Withdrawn On N/A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
1/11/2019
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 24
Assembly Bill 24
Relating to: step therapy protocols for prescription drug coverage and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
3/25/2019
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.
Comments
Provided ASA 1 to AB 24 is adopted, AHIP is neutral on AB 24
Assembly Bill 26
Assembly Bill 26
Relating to: direct primary care agreements.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
2/27/2019
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
3/27/2019
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 660
Assembly Bill 660
Relating to: reimbursement under the Medical Assistance program for complex rehabilitation technology. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/28/2020
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 819
Assembly Bill 819
Relating to: imposing requirements related to insurance data cybersecurity and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/10/2020
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 26
Senate Bill 26
Relating to: step therapy protocols for prescription drug coverage and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

2019 Wisconsin Act 12

Other
Notification Date
2/11/2019
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.
Comments
Provided ASA 1 to SB 26 is adopted, AHIP is neutral on SB 26
Senate Bill 28
Senate Bill 28
Relating to: direct primary care agreements.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
2/27/2019
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 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
3/25/2019
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 605
Senate Bill 605
Relating to: reimbursement under the Medical Assistance program for complex rehabilitation technology. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2019 Wisconsin Act 186

Other
Notification Date
1/28/2020
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.
Comments
With the adoption of SA 2, AHIP does not oppose SB 605
Senate Bill 784
Senate Bill 784
Relating to: imposing requirements related to insurance data cybersecurity and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/10/2020
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.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

Amending Medicare supplemental insurance regulations and reporting requirements
Agency Name
Office of the Commissioner of Insurance (Ins)

Subject
Amending Medicare supplemental insurance regulations and reporting requirements

SS 084_18
None
Notification Date
1/24/2019
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

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

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
3/23/2020
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.

Issues relating to co-pay accumulators
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Issues relating to co-pay accumulators

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
10/22/2019
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.

Bills relating to co-pay accumulator programs
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Bills relating to co-pay accumulator programs

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
10/10/2019
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.

Health care stability fund
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Health care stability fund

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
6/6/2019
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.

Out of network billing
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Out of network billing

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
5/7/2019
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.

OCI Technical cleanup
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
OCI Technical cleanup

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
4/15/2019
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.

NAIC Cybersecurity Model Regulation
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
NAIC Cybersecurity Model Regulation

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
4/15/2019
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.

Issues relating to step therapy
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Issues relating to step therapy

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/11/2019
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.

regulation of commercial health insurance
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
regulation of commercial health insurance

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/28/2018
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.

Technical and minor substantive statutory and policy changes under consideration by the the Office of the Commissioner of Insurance
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Technical and minor substantive statutory and policy changes under consideration by the the Office of the Commissioner of Insurance

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/28/2018
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.

NAIC Health Carrier Prescription Drug Benefit Management Model Act
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
NAIC Health Carrier Prescription Drug Benefit Management Model Act

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/28/2018
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.

Direct Primary Care
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Direct Primary Care

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/28/2018
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 benefit managers
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
regulation of pharmacy benefit managers

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/28/2018
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.

Opioids
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Opioids

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/28/2018
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
$28,293.78
2019
July - December
$25,789.98
2020
January - June
$29,639.98
2020
July - December
$28,486.00
Total $112,209.74
Total Hours Communicating 2019
January - June
47.80
2019
July - December
11.00
2020
January - June
17.50
2020
July - December
2.00
Total 78.30
Total Hours Other 2019
January - June
179.95
2019
July - December
158.00
2020
January - June
174.00
2020
July - December
103.75
Total 615.70

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: coverage of individuals with preexisting conditions.
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
5 %
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: step therapy protocols for prescription drug coverage and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority.
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 7 %
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
70 %
2019
July - December
45 %
2020
January - June
40 %
2020
July - December
Total 45 %
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
2019
July - December
45 %
2020
January - June
40 %
2020
July - December
Total 22 %
Relating to: reimbursement under the Medical Assistance program for complex rehabilitation technology. (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: imposing requirements related to insurance data cybersecurity 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
Total 1 %
Relating to: imposing requirements related to insurance data cybersecurity 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
Total 1 %

Budget Bill Subjects

No budget bill subjects found.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
4 %
2019
July - December
5 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 2 %

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
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2 %
2020
July - December
Total < 1%
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
50 %
Total 9 %

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
2019
July - December
5 %
2020
January - June
2 %
2020
July - December
Total 2 %

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
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
50 %
Total 8 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures