Wisconsin Association of Health Plans

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
The Wisconsin Association of Health Plans represents Wisconsin's community-based health plans on state legislative and regulatory matters.

Lobbying Interests:
The Wisconsin Association of Health Plans represents Wisconsin's community-based health plans on issues relating to: health insurance legislation and regulation; health care access and cost; State Health Plan competition, benefits, choice and cost; Medical Assistance benefits, eligibility and funding; taxation; health care coverage mandates; and, any other matters relating to health insurance and health care. The Association works to preserve the advantages of a competitive health insurance marketplace.

CEO Name:
Nancy Wenzel
Director of Government and Public Affairs

Contact
TL
Tim Lundquist
10 East Doty Street, Suite 503
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 255-8599
tim@wihealthplans.org
http://www.wihealthplans.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Bryan Brooks Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 1/3/2019 Withdrawn On N/A
Jeff M Fitzgerald Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 1/3/2019 Withdrawn On N/A
Kelsey Avery Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 1/3/2019 Withdrawn On N/A
Tim Lundquist Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 1/3/2019 Withdrawn On N/A
Nancy J Wenzel Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 1/3/2019 Withdrawn On N/A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
2/13/2019
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
Based on the adoption of ASA 1 to AB 24, WAHP is neutral on AB 24.
Assembly Bill 26
Assembly Bill 26
Relating to: direct primary care agreements.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/22/2019
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 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
3/19/2019
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.
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
3/28/2019
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 192
Assembly Bill 192
Relating to: mental health clinical consultations under the Medical Assistance program and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2019 Wisconsin Act 88

None
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.
Assembly Bill 304
Assembly Bill 304
Relating to: permitting pharmacists to prescribe certain contraceptives, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
7/31/2019
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 330
Assembly Bill 330
Relating to: requiring coverage of the dispensing of an extended supply of contraceptives.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
7/9/2019
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 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
9/18/2019
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
With the adoption of Assembly Amendment 2, the Wisconsin Association of Health Plans supports AB 410.
Assembly Bill 411
Assembly Bill 411
Relating to: cost sharing for insulin under health insurance policies and plans.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
10/17/2019
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 447
Assembly Bill 447
Relating to: reimbursement rates under the Medical Assistance program for home health care services. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
10/18/2019
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 648
Assembly Bill 648
Relating to: physical health services and acupuncture under Medical Assistance program and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
1/13/2020
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 650
Assembly Bill 650
Relating to: reimbursement for peer recovery coach services under the Medical Assistance program and coordination and continuation of care following an overdose. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2019 Wisconsin Act 122

None
Notification Date
1/13/2020
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 660
Assembly Bill 660
Relating to: reimbursement under the Medical Assistance program for complex rehabilitation technology. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/6/2020
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 754
Assembly Bill 754
Relating to: various changes to the laws administered and enforced by the Department of Revenue. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
1/23/2020
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 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
2/5/2020
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 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.
Assembly Bill 953
Assembly Bill 953
Relating to: short-term health coverage.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/3/2020
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.
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
4/14/2020
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.
Senate Bill 2
Senate Bill 2
Relating to: coverage of individuals with preexisting conditions.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
1/30/2019
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.
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
2/13/2019
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
Based on the adoption of SSA 1 to SB 26, WAHP is neutral on SB 26.
Senate Bill 28
Senate Bill 28
Relating to: direct primary care agreements.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/13/2019
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 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
3/19/2019
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.
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
3/19/2019
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.
Senate Bill 177
Senate Bill 177
Relating to: mental health clinical consultations under the Medical Assistance program and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
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.
Senate Bill 286
Senate Bill 286
Relating to: permitting pharmacists to prescribe certain contraceptives, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
7/31/2019
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 309
Senate Bill 309
Relating to: requiring coverage of the dispensing of an extended supply of contraceptives.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
7/9/2019
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 340
Senate Bill 340
Relating to: cost sharing for insulin under health insurance policies and plans.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
10/17/2019
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.
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
9/5/2019
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.
Comments
With the adoption of Senate Amendment 2, the Wisconsin Association of Health Plans supports SB 380.
Senate Bill 416
Senate Bill 416
Relating to: reimbursement rates under the Medical Assistance program for home health care services. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
10/18/2019
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 582
Senate Bill 582
Relating to: reimbursement for peer recovery coach services under the Medical Assistance program and coordination and continuation of care following an overdose. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
1/13/2020
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 600
Senate Bill 600
Relating to: physical health services and acupuncture under Medical Assistance program and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
1/13/2020
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 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
1/6/2020
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, the Wisconsin Association of Health Plans does not oppose SB 605.
Senate Bill 720
Senate Bill 720
Relating to: various changes to the laws administered and enforced by the Department of Revenue. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
1/29/2020
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.
Senate Bill 763
Senate Bill 763
Relating to: allowing discounts for prompt payment of health care fees.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/3/2020
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 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
2/25/2020
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.
Senate Bill 793
Senate Bill 793
Relating to: short-term health coverage.

Bill Text and History

Against
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
3/4/2019
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.

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

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

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.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

Omnibus changes to complex rehabilitation technology and certification
Agency Name
Department of Health Services (DHS)

Subject
Omnibus changes to complex rehabilitation technology and certification

SS 037_19
None
Notification Date
4/27/2020
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.

Telehealth
Agency Name
Department of Health Services (DHS)

Subject
Telehealth

SS 061_20
None
Notification Date
12/4/2020
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.

Reserve standards for accident and sickness insurance and affecting small business
Agency Name
Office of the Commissioner of Insurance (Ins)

Subject
Reserve standards for accident and sickness insurance and affecting small business

SS 113_18
None
Notification Date
1/22/2020
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.

Step therapy protocols for prescription drug coverage, grievance procedure amendments and affecting small business
Agency Name
Office of the Commissioner of Insurance (Ins)

Subject
Step therapy protocols for prescription drug coverage, grievance procedure amendments and affecting small business

SS 123_19
None
Notification Date
1/8/2020
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.

Wisconsin Healthcare Stability Plan
Agency Name
Office of the Commissioner of Insurance (Ins)

Subject
Wisconsin Healthcare Stability Plan

SS 027_19
For
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Medicaid Program Design
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Medicaid Program Design

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
10/28/2020
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.

Licensing and regulation of pharmaceutical representatives
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Licensing and regulation of pharmaceutical representatives

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
8/28/2020
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.

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
8/21/2020
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.

State strategies to reduce prescription drug prices
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
State strategies to reduce prescription drug prices

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
6/22/2020
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.

2021 Single Risk Pool Rate Filing Deadlines
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
2021 Single Risk Pool Rate Filing Deadlines

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
5/12/2020
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.

2021 Wisconsin Healthcare Stability Plan Payment Parameters
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
2021 Wisconsin Healthcare Stability Plan Payment Parameters

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
4/27/2020
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.

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
3/9/2020
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.

Allowing discounts for prompt payment of health care fees.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Allowing discounts for prompt payment of health care fees.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

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.

State treatment of the unrelated business income tax on nonprofit parking benefits
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
State treatment of the unrelated business income tax on nonprofit parking benefits

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

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.

Data Security
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Data Security

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
10/23/2019
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.

prior authorizations for medication-assisted treatment for substance use disorders
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
prior authorizations for medication-assisted treatment for substance use disorders

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
10/17/2019
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.

Copayment coupons and the calculation of cost-sharing obligations
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Copayment coupons and the calculation of cost-sharing obligations

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
10/9/2019
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.

Support for Confirmation of Andrea Palm as Secretary of the Department of Health Services.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Support for Confirmation of Andrea Palm as Secretary of the Department of Health Services.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
9/19/2019
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.

Support for Confirmation of Mark V. Afable as the Commissioner of Insurance.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Support for Confirmation of Mark V. Afable as the Commissioner of Insurance.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
9/19/2019
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.

Coverage of services under Medical Assistance provided through telehealth and other technologies.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Coverage of services under Medical Assistance provided through telehealth and other technologies.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
8/20/2019
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.

Cost-sharing for insulin under health insurance policies and plans.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Cost-sharing for insulin under health insurance policies and plans.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
7/31/2019
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.

Requiring coverage of the dispensing of an extended supply of contraceptives.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Requiring coverage of the dispensing of an extended supply of contraceptives.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
6/27/2019
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.

Mediation process for balance billing of health care charges, billing for emergency services, and granting rule-making authority.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Mediation process for balance billing of health care charges, billing for emergency services, and granting rule-making authority.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

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.

coverage of custom orthotic and prosthetic devices under health insurance policies
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
coverage of custom orthotic and prosthetic devices under health insurance policies

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

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.

insurance coverage of the services of athletic trainers and the practice of athletic training
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
insurance coverage of the services of athletic trainers and the practice of athletic training

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

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.

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

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
4/1/2019
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 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
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.

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

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/7/2019
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.

Drug Price Transparency
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Drug Price Transparency

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/7/2019
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.

Licensure of Dental Therapists
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Licensure of Dental Therapists

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/4/2019
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.

State Adoption of Federal Health Insurance Market Rules
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
State Adoption of Federal Health Insurance Market Rules

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/4/2019
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.

Association Health Plans
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Association Health Plans

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/4/2019
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.

Medicaid Funding and Reimbursement
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Medicaid Funding and Reimbursement

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/3/2019
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.

Health Insurance Mandates
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Health Insurance Mandates

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/3/2019
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.

Provider Network Adequacy
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Provider Network Adequacy

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/3/2019
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.

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
1/3/2019
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.

Extension of Transitional Health Insurance Plans
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Extension of Transitional Health Insurance Plans

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/3/2019
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.

Coverage requirements related to opioid abuse, treatment
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Coverage requirements related to opioid abuse, treatment

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/3/2019
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.

Regulation of short-term, limited-duration plans
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Regulation of short-term, limited-duration plans

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/3/2019
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.

2019 - 2021 Budget
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
2019 - 2021 Budget

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/3/2019
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.

INS 40 and 53 - Holding Company and Corporate Governance
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
INS 40 and 53 - Holding Company and Corporate Governance

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
1/3/2019
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.

Relating to Ins. 3.39 and 3.55, Medicare supplement and reporting requirements
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to Ins. 3.39 and 3.55, Medicare supplement and reporting requirements

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
1/3/2019
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.

Ins Ch. 19—Relating to Wisconsin Healthcare Stability Plan and affecting small business
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Ins Ch. 19—Relating to Wisconsin Healthcare Stability Plan and affecting small business

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
1/3/2019
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2019
January - June
$90,482.34
2019
July - December
$62,369.30
2020
January - June
$88,446.21
2020
July - December
$59,267.52
Total $300,565.37
Total Hours Communicating 2019
January - June
101.00
2019
July - December
46.25
2020
January - June
68.75
2020
July - December
12.25
Total 228.25
Total Hours Other 2019
January - June
603.25
2019
July - December
262.25
2020
January - June
533.50
2020
July - December
186.00
Total 1585.00

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
11 %
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 4 %
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 8 %
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
21 %
2019
July - December
32 %
2020
January - June
23 %
2020
July - December
Total 21 %
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
10 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 2 %
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
11 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 2 %

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
17 %
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 7 %
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
42 %
2020
July - December
26 %
Total 17 %
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
13 %
Total 1 %
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
33 %
Total 4 %

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
31 %
2019
July - December
47 %
2020
January - June
35 %
2020
July - December
28 %
Total 38 %

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures