United HealthCare Services Inc.

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Health care company offering an array of health benefits and health services.

Lobbying Interests:
Legislation and Administrative Rules affecting individual, small, and large group health insurance plans, Medicaid and other government-sponsored health care programs.

CEO Name:
Tarrant Jeffrey Putnam
Director, External Affairs

Contact
KA
Karla Ashenhurst
125 South 84th Street, Suite 400
Milwaukee, WI 53214
(414) 507-1357
karla_ashenhurst@uhg.com

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 1
Assembly Bill 1
Relating to: state government actions to address the COVID-19 pandemic, 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

None
Notification Date
1/11/2021
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
Related to COVID
Assembly Bill 125
Assembly Bill 125
Relating to: regulation of physician assistants, creating a Physician Assistant Affiliated Credentialing Board, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, a...

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 23

For
Notification Date
3/5/2021
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 396
Assembly Bill 396
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
6/21/2021
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 718
Assembly Bill 718
Relating to: prohibiting certain practices relating to insurance coverage of clinician-administered drugs.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
11/23/2021
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 3
Senate Bill 3
Relating to: pharmacy benefit managers, prescription drug benefits, and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 9

None
Notification Date
1/19/2021
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 184
Senate Bill 184
Relating to: regulation of physician assistants, creating a Physician Assistant Affiliated Credentialing Board, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, a...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/15/2021
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 394
Senate Bill 394
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
6/11/2021
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 753
Senate Bill 753
Relating to: prohibiting certain practices relating to insurance coverage of clinician-administered drugs.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
12/21/2021
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
2/19/2021
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
2/19/2021
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
2/19/2021
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; Facilities
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Health Services: Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Services; Facilities

Notification Date
2/19/2021
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: Quality Assurance Services Planning, Regulation and Delivery
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Health Services: Quality Assurance Services Planning, Regulation and Delivery

Notification Date
2/19/2021
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
2/19/2021
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: Supervision of the Insurance Industry
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Insurance: Supervision of the Insurance Industry

Notification Date
2/19/2021
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: Wisconsin Healthcare Stability Plan
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Insurance: Wisconsin Healthcare Stability Plan

Notification Date
2/19/2021
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

Specialty Pharmacy Pharmaceutical Access and Affordability
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Specialty Pharmacy Pharmaceutical Access and Affordability

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
10/4/2021
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.

Office of the Commissioner of Insurance (OCI) Technical Bill
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Office of the Commissioner of Insurance (OCI) Technical Bill

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
9/27/2021
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
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Medicaid

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/4/2021
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.

2021-23 Biennial Budget
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
2021-23 Biennial Budget

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/4/2021
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.

Intensive Care Coordination Program
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Intensive Care Coordination Program

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/1/2020
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.

Pharmacy Benefits Manager Issues
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Pharmacy Benefits Manager Issues

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/1/2020
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.

Employee Trust Funds/Group Insurance Board
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Employee Trust Funds/Group Insurance Board

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/1/2020
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.

Advanced Practice Registered Nurses Modernization Act
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Advanced Practice Registered Nurses Modernization Act

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/1/2020
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.

Guarantee Association
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Guarantee Association

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/1/2020
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.

Surprise Billing/Out of Network Billing
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Surprise Billing/Out of Network Billing

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/1/2020
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.

Chapter Phar 7 - a state pharmacy regulation under the purview of the Pharmacy Examining Board.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Chapter Phar 7 - a state pharmacy regulation under the purview of the Pharmacy Examining Board.

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
12/1/2020
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.

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

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/1/2020
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.

Governor’s Task Force on Prescription Drug Affordability
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Governor’s Task Force on Prescription Drug Affordability

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/1/2020
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.

Telehealth/Telemedicine
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Telehealth/Telemedicine

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/1/2020
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2021
January - June
$34,292.05
2021
July - December
$33,072.57
2022
January - June
$33,380.43
Total $100,745.05
Total Hours Communicating 2021
January - June
10.25
2021
July - December
12.25
2022
January - June
16.50
Total 39.00
Total Hours Other 2021
January - June
117.00
2021
July - December
107.75
2022
January - June
106.75
Total 331.50

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: regulation of physician assistants, creating a Physician Assistant Affiliated Credentialing 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)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
1 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: state government actions to address the COVID-19 pandemic, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
9 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: pharmacy benefit managers, prescription drug benefits, and granting rule-making authority. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
21 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 7 %
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)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
8 %
2022
January - June
20 %
2022
July - December
Total 9 %
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)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
15 %
2022
January - June
1 %
2022
July - December
Total 5 %
Relating to: prohibiting certain practices relating to insurance coverage of clinician-administered drugs.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
15 %
2022
January - June
5 %
2022
July - December
Total 6 %
Relating to: prohibiting certain practices relating to insurance coverage of clinician-administered drugs.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
20 %
2022
January - June
6 %
2022
July - December
Total 8 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
1 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total < 1%
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
4 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 1 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
12 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 4 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
15 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 5 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

No administrative rulemaking proceedings found.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
1 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total < 1%
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total < 1%
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
1 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total < 1%
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
1 %
2022
January - June
1 %
2022
July - December
Total < 1%
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
3 %
2022
January - June
10 %
2022
July - December
Total 4 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
4 %
2022
January - June
17 %
2022
July - December
Total 7 %

Minor Efforts

(Time spent on matters each of which accounted for less than 10% of the organization's lobbying.)

Minor Efforts
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
1 %
2021
July - December
2 %
2022
January - June
4 %
2022
July - December
Total 2 %

Other Matters

Includes time spent on:

  • Gubernatorial nominations
  • Matters on which the organization made no lobbying communication

Other Matters
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
33 %
2021
July - December
31 %
2022
January - June
36 %
2022
July - December
Total 33 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures