Wisconsin Psychiatric Association

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
State association of psychiatrists

Lobbying Interests:
Legislation and regulation that affect the practice of psychiatry in the state of Wisconsin.

CEO Name:
Eric Ostermann
Administrator

Contact
EO
Eric Ostermann
563 Carter Court, Suite B
Kimberly, WI 54136
(920) 560-5643
(920) 882-3655
eric@badgerbay.co
http://www.thewpa.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Eric Jensen Exclusive Duties Yes Authorized On 1/14/2019 Withdrawn On 9/13/2019
Gregory Hubbard Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 10/14/2019 Withdrawn On N/A
AJ Wilson Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 10/14/2019 Withdrawn On N/A
Ramie Zelenkova Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 10/14/2019 Withdrawn On N/A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

For
Notification Date
2/19/2019
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 118
Assembly Bill 118
Relating to: increasing funding for the child psychiatry consultation program and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/26/2019
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 466
Assembly Bill 466
Relating to: creating an individual income tax deduction for certain income earned by an individual from the practice of psychiatry. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/2/2020
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 525
Assembly Bill 525
Relating to: implementing a suicide prevention program and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
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.
Assembly Bill 527
Assembly Bill 527
Relating to: grants related to preventing suicide by firearm and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
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.
Assembly Bill 528
Assembly Bill 528
Relating to: grants to support peer-to-peer suicide prevention programs in high schools, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2019 Wisconsin Act 83

For
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.
Assembly Bill 530
Assembly Bill 530
Relating to: grants for suicide prevention programming and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
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.
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

For
Notification Date
2/19/2019
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 425
Senate Bill 425
Relating to: creating an individual income tax deduction for certain income earned by an individual from the practice of psychiatry. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/2/2020
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 498
Senate Bill 498
Relating to: grants to support peer-to-peer suicide prevention programs in high schools, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
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.
Senate Bill 503
Senate Bill 503
Relating to: implementing a suicide prevention program and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
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.
Senate Bill 504
Senate Bill 504
Relating to: grants for suicide prevention programming and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
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.
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

Other
Notification Date
1/15/2020
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
WPA is neutral pending adoption of compromise substitute amendment

Budget Bill Subjects

General Provisions
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
General Provisions

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.

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

Matters related to coronavirus response
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Matters related to coronavirus response

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.

Medicaid expansion and reimbursement
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Medicaid expansion and reimbursement

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
2/1/2019
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.

Legalization of marijuana for medical or recreational use
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Legalization of marijuana for medical or recreational use

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
2/1/2019
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2019
January - June
$15,000.00
2019
July - December
$15,000.00
2020
January - June
$15,000.00
2020
July - December
$15,000.00
Total $60,000.00
Total Hours Communicating 2019
January - June
2.75
2019
July - December
3.75
2020
January - June
2.25
2020
July - December
6.25
Total 15.00
Total Hours Other 2019
January - June
24.00
2019
July - December
33.75
2020
January - June
82.75
2020
July - December
84.00
Total 224.50

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: increasing funding for the child psychiatry consultation program and making an appropriation. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
3 %
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
5 %
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 2 %
Relating to: implementing a suicide prevention 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
5 %
2020
January - June
5 %
2020
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: grants related to preventing suicide by firearm and making an appropriation. (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: grants to support peer-to-peer suicide prevention programs in high schools, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (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: grants for suicide prevention programming and making an appropriation. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
5 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: grants to support peer-to-peer suicide prevention programs in high schools, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
5 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: implementing a suicide prevention 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
5 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: grants for suicide prevention programming and making an appropriation. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
5 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: creating an individual income tax deduction for certain income earned by an individual from the practice of psychiatry. (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: 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 penalty. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
15 %
2020
July - December
Total 5 %

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 < 1%
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
15 %
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 2 %

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
15 %
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
10 %
2020
July - December
5 %
Total 7 %
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
15 %
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
10 %
2019
July - December
10 %
2020
January - June
10 %
2020
July - December
10 %
Total 10 %

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
32 %
2019
July - December
55 %
2020
January - June
30 %
2020
July - December
70 %
Total 49 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures