Health Tradition Health Plan, Inc.

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Health Tradition Health Plan, Inc. offers comprehensive group health plans including Medicare Select plans. HTHP operates in 15 counties throughout western Wisconsin

Lobbying Interests:
HTHP will engage in health care and health insurance policy and regulatory matters.

CEO Name:
Michael Quist
Vice President & General Counsel

Contact
VLV
Vaughn L Vance
45 Nob Hill Road
Madison, WI 53713
(608) 661-6744
vvance@neugenhealth.com
http://www.healthtradition.com

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Steve Lyons Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 1/2/2019 Withdrawn On N/A
Vaughn Vance Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 2/11/2019 Withdrawn On 6/21/2019
James Fenley Exclusive Duties Yes Authorized On 9/4/2020 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

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

None
Notification Date
3/11/2019
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 26
Assembly Bill 26
Relating to: direct primary care agreements.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/11/2019
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 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

None
Notification Date
4/11/2019
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 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
9/9/2019
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

None
Notification Date
2/3/2020
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

None
Notification Date
3/11/2019
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.
Senate Bill 28
Senate Bill 28
Relating to: direct primary care agreements.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/11/2019
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.
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

None
Notification Date
4/11/2019
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.
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
9/9/2019
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 763
Senate Bill 763
Relating to: allowing discounts for prompt payment of health care fees.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/25/2020
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
3/4/2019
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.

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

Notification Date
3/4/2019
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

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

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
7/1/2020
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.

Step Therapy - Pharmacy Benefits
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Step Therapy - Pharmacy Benefits

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2019
January - June
$8,599.42
2019
July - December
$14,696.28
2020
January - June
$15,460.50
2020
July - December
$14,321.10
Total $53,077.30
Total Hours Communicating 2019
January - June
9.00
2019
July - December
11.00
2020
January - June
6.00
2020
July - December
15.75
Total 41.75
Total Hours Other 2019
January - June
13.00
2019
July - December
22.00
2020
January - June
22.25
2020
July - December
18.25
Total 75.50

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

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
20 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 9 %
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
30 %
2019
July - December
20 %
2020
January - June
20 %
2020
July - December
Total 17 %
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
30 %
2019
July - December
15 %
2020
January - June
25 %
2020
July - December
Total 16 %
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)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
15 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 4 %
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)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
15 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: direct primary care agreements.
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
15 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: allowing discounts for prompt payment of health care fees.
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
Total 5 %
Relating to: allowing discounts for prompt payment of health care fees.
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
25 %
2020
July - December
Total 6 %

Budget Bill Subjects

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 3 %

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
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
10 %
Total 3 %
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
80 %
Total 23 %

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
2020
January - June
10 %
2020
July - December
10 %
Total 5 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures