LeadingAge Wisconsin

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Skilled Nursing Facilities, assisted living facilities, housing and other health-related facilities and services owned and/or sponsored by religious, fraternal, labor, private and government organizations.

Lobbying Interests:
Proposed legislation regarding Skilled Nursing Facilities, CBRFs, Residential Care Apartment Complex (RCAC); Independent Living Facilities; Family Care; and other health care related issues; administrative rules and regulations in DHS, DOR, OCI, DWD, and Reg. & Licensing; Long-Term Care redesign proposals. Biennial State Budget bill; Biennial State Budget Adjustment Bill

CEO Name:
John Sauer
Vice President, Financial & Regulatory Services

Contact
RE
Rene Eastman
204 S Hamilton St
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 255-7060
(608) 255-7064
reastman@leadingagewi.org
http://www.LeadingAgeWI.org

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Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On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

For
Notification Date
1/14/2021
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
Support civil liability protection for health care sector. Request exemption for long-term care providers in Section 15.
Supporting Documentation
20210114_AB1- LeadingAge WI.pdf

Assembly Bill 5
Assembly Bill 5
Relating to: facilitating and prioritizing COVID-19 vaccine distribution.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/24/2021
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
LeadingAge Wisconsin supports Section 3 of AB 5, allowing pharmacies operating within the federal Pharmacy Partnership program to simultaneously administer the COVID vaccine to assisted living and other long-term care residents and staff
Supporting Documentation
20210124_AB5 ACH-LeadingAge Wisconsin.pdf

Assembly Bill 25
Assembly Bill 25
Relating to: prohibiting mandatory vaccination for employment.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
3/9/2021
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.
Supporting Documentation
20210309_20210305_LTC Provider AB25 Written Testimony - 3.3.2021.pdf

Assembly Bill 148
Assembly Bill 148
Relating to: state response to COVID-19 related to health services and practice of health care providers licensed outside of this state.

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 10

Other
Notification Date
3/9/2021
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 236
Assembly Bill 236
Relating to: payments to certain long-term care facilities and their staff. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/6/2021
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 960
Assembly Bill 960
Relating to: battery or threat to a health care provider or staff member of a health care facility and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 209

For
Notification Date
2/9/2022
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 5
Senate Bill 5
Relating to: prohibiting mandatory vaccination for employment.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
1/24/2021
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
LeadingAge Wisconsin requests SB 5 to be amended to allow an exception for LTC providers.
Supporting Documentation
20210124_LTC Provider SB5 Written Testimony - 1.21.2021.pdf

Senate Bill 277
Senate Bill 277
Relating to: payments to certain long-term care facilities and their staff. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/6/2021
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 Joint Resolution 3
Senate Joint Resolution 3
Relating to: terminating the COVID-19 public health emergency, including all emergency orders and actions taken pursuant to declaration of the public health emergency.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/26/2021
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

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

Notification Date
2/23/2021
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.

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

Notification Date
2/23/2021
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.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

Certification of programs for training and testing nurse aides and feeding assistants
Agency Name
Department of Health Services (DHS)
Subject
Certification of programs for training and testing nurse aides and feeding assistants
Scope Statement
SS 053_20
For
Notification Date
2/14/2021
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

Ch. 150 Regulation of Health Services
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Ch. 150 Regulation of Health Services

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
10/19/2021
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.

Reimbursement of wheelchairs and power mobility devices for recipients of Medical Assistance who reside in a nursing home
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Reimbursement of wheelchairs and power mobility devices for recipients of Medical Assistance who reside in a nursing home

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/14/2021
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.

Family Care Provider Rates and Other Issues Related to the Family Care Program
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Family Care Provider Rates and Other Issues Related to the Family Care Program

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/6/2021
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.

Wisconsin's Long-Term Care Workforce
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Wisconsin's Long-Term Care Workforce

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/6/2021
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.

Skilled Nursing Facility and Assisted Living Reimbursement
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Skilled Nursing Facility and Assisted Living Reimbursement

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/6/2021
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.

Issues relating to the Division of Quality Assurance (DQA) within the Department of Health Services (DHS)
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Issues relating to the Division of Quality Assurance (DQA) within the Department of Health Services (DHS)

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/6/2021
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.

Issues related to Governor Evers' Public Health Emergency Declaration and COVID-19 Response
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Issues related to Governor Evers' Public Health Emergency Declaration and COVID-19 Response

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/6/2021
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.

Development of the 2021-23 Biennial Budget, Medicaid, and Long Term Care
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Development of the 2021-23 Biennial Budget, Medicaid, and Long Term Care

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/6/2021
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2021
January - June
$65,983.77
2021
July - December
$40,694.33
2022
January - June
$27,888.79
Total $134,566.89
Total Hours Communicating 2021
January - June
204.00
2021
July - December
153.50
2022
January - June
135.75
Total 493.25
Total Hours Other 2021
January - June
324.25
2021
July - December
162.00
2022
January - June
152.50
Total 638.75

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

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
1 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: state response to COVID-19 related to health services and practice of health care providers licensed outside of this state.
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: payments to certain long-term care facilities and their staff. (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: payments to certain long-term care facilities and their staff. (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: facilitating and prioritizing COVID-19 vaccine distribution.
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%

Budget Bill Subjects

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 2 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
58 %
2021
July - December
19 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 32 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

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%

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
17 %
2022
January - June
3 %
2022
July - December
Total 6 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2 %
2021
July - December
9 %
2022
January - June
25 %
2022
July - December
Total 10 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
3 %
2021
July - December
16 %
2022
January - June
34 %
2022
July - December
Total 15 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
5 %
2021
July - December
27 %
2022
January - June
18 %
2022
July - December
Total 14 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
9 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2 %
2022
July - December
Total 5 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
12 %
2021
July - December
11 %
2022
January - June
16 %
2022
July - December
Total 13 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2 %
2022
July - December
Total < 1%

Minor Efforts

No minor efforts found.

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures