Advocate Aurora Health Care

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Issues impacting health care financing and delivery, and community health initiatives.

Lobbying Interests:
Issues impacting health care financing and delivery, and community health initiatives.

Title:
Director, State Government Affairs

Contact
AH
Andrew Hanus
PO Box 341880
Milwaukee, WI 53215
(414) 704-9982
(414) 299-1632
Andrew.Hanus@aurora.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Jason Childress Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 1/9/2019 Withdrawn On N/A
Andrew Hanus Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 1/9/2019 Withdrawn On N/A
Joe Leibham Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 1/9/2019 Withdrawn On N/A
Jennifer Malcore Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 1/9/2019 Withdrawn On N/A
Joyce Rogers Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 3/22/2019 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 70
Assembly Bill 70
Relating to: the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/14/2019
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 83
Assembly Bill 83
Relating to: authorizing creation and implementation of an advance directive registry and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/16/2019
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 175
Assembly Bill 175
Relating to: causing bodily harm to a nurse and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/10/2019
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.
Assembly Bill 242
Assembly Bill 242
Relating to: establishing a Palliative Care Council. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/28/2019
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 248
Assembly Bill 248
Relating to: eliminating personal conviction exemption from immunizations.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/20/2019
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.
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
9/6/2019
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.
Assembly Bill 422
Assembly Bill 422
Relating to: raising the legal age for sale, purchase, and possession of cigarettes and nicotine and tobacco products, providing a legal age for sale, purchase, and possession of vapor products, and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
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.
Assembly Bill 575
Assembly Bill 575
Relating to: regulation of physician assistants, creating a Physician Assistant Examining Board, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and providing a ...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/22/2019
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 648
Assembly Bill 648
Relating to: physical health services and acupuncture under Medical Assistance program and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/10/2019
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.
Assembly Bill 686
Assembly Bill 686
Relating to: the regulation and licensure of genetic counselors, creating a genetic counselors affiliated credentialing board, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/24/2020
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.
Assembly Bill 788
Assembly Bill 788
Relating to: licensing and regulation of pharmacies and remote dispensing sites under the pharmacy practice law, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from rule-making procedures, and granting rule-making authority....

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/27/2020
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.
Senate Bill 74
Senate Bill 74
Relating to: the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2019 Wisconsin Act 49

For
Notification Date
3/14/2019
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 93
Senate Bill 93
Relating to: authorizing creation and implementation of an advance directive registry and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/16/2019
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 163
Senate Bill 163
Relating to: causing bodily harm to a nurse and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2019 Wisconsin Act 97

For
Notification Date
12/10/2019
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.
Senate Bill 225
Senate Bill 225
Relating to: establishing a Palliative Care Council. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/28/2019
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.
Senate Bill 262
Senate Bill 262
Relating to: eliminating personal conviction exemption from immunizations.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/20/2019
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.
Senate Bill 316
Senate Bill 316
Relating to: the treatment of a pregnant or postpartum person in prison and county jail. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
8/14/2019
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 364
Senate Bill 364
Relating to: raising the legal age for sale, purchase, and possession of cigarettes and nicotine and tobacco products, providing a legal age for sale, purchase, and possession of vapor products, and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
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.
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.
Senate Bill 515
Senate Bill 515
Relating to: regulation of physician assistants, creating a Physician Assistant Examining Board, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and providing a ...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/22/2019
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.
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

For
Notification Date
12/10/2019
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.
Senate Bill 620
Senate Bill 620
Relating to: the regulation and licensure of genetic counselors, creating a genetic counselors affiliated credentialing board, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/24/2020
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.

Budget Bill Subjects

Building Commission
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Building Commission

Notification Date
3/14/2019
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.

Health Services:Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Services
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Health Services:Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities 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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

All matters related to funding and regulatory changes in response to COVID 19.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
All matters related to funding and regulatory changes in response to COVID 19.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
3/31/2020
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.

Matters related to Phar 7 changes by the Pharmacy Examining Board.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Matters related to Phar 7 changes by the Pharmacy Examining Board.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
10/30/2019
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.

Matters related to opiate abuse prevention.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Matters related to opiate abuse prevention.

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.

Matters related to paramedic regulation.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Matters related to paramedic regulation.

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.

All matters related to mental health care.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
All matters related to mental health care.

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.

Matters related to Medicaid reimbursement.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Matters related to Medicaid reimbursement.

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.

Funding and policy related to the Reach and Read program.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Funding and policy related to the Reach and Read program.

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.

Matters related to the creation of an intensive care coordination program to reduce misuse of emergency departments at healthcare facilities.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Matters related to the creation of an intensive care coordination program to reduce misuse of emergency departments at healthcare facilities.

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.

Matters related to workers compensation reimbursementz
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Matters related to workers compensation reimbursementz

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.

Matters related to the regulation of interpreters.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Matters related to the regulation of interpreters.

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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2019
January - June
$66,090.00
2019
July - December
$45,085.00
2020
January - June
$65,549.46
2020
July - December
$33,637.00
Total $210,361.46
Total Hours Communicating 2019
January - June
181.00
2019
July - December
73.90
2020
January - June
86.00
2020
July - December
23.00
Total 363.90
Total Hours Other 2019
January - June
214.50
2019
July - December
169.30
2020
January - June
346.70
2020
July - December
84.00
Total 814.50

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: eliminating personal conviction exemption from immunizations.
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
5 %
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
5 %
2020
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: licensing and regulation of pharmacies and remote dispensing sites under the pharmacy practice law, extending the time limit for 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
2019
July - December
5 %
2020
January - June
5 %
2020
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: physical health services and acupuncture under Medical Assistance 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
10 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: raising the legal age for sale, purchase, and possession of cigarettes and nicotine and tobacco products, providing a legal age for sale, purchase, and possession of vapor products, and providing a penalty. (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
15 %
2020
January - June
10 %
2020
July - December
Total 7 %
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
15 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: physical health services and acupuncture under Medical Assistance 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
2020
January - June
5 %
2020
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: the regulation and licensure of genetic counselors, creating a genetic counselors affiliated credentialing board, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, 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
2020
January - June
5 %
2020
July - December
Total 2 %

Budget Bill Subjects

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 %
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
80 %
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 27 %

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
10 %
2020
January - June
10 %
2020
July - December
Total 6 %
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
60 %
2020
July - December
90 %
Total 30 %
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
5 %
Total < 1%

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
10 %
2019
July - December
20 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
5 %
Total 8 %

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
15 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 3 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures