WEA Insurance Corporation

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
The WEA Insurance Corporation is a a voluntary employees' beneficiary association and licensed Wisconisin insurer that provides health, life, and long term care benefit plans to Wisconsin public employees.

Lobbying Interests:
Group insurance: health, life, long term care.

Title:
Vice President & General Counsel

Contact
VV
Vaughn Vance
45 Nob Hill Road
Madison, WI 53713
(608) 661-6774
(608) 276-9119
vvance@neugenhealth.com
http://www.weatrust.com

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
James Fenley Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 12/29/2020 Withdrawn On N/A
Steve Lyons Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 12/29/2020 Withdrawn On N/A

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
1/26/2021
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.
Assembly Bill 7
Assembly Bill 7
Relating to: pharmacy benefit managers, prescription drug benefits, and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
1/27/2021
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.
Assembly Bill 184
Assembly Bill 184
Relating to: application of prescription drug payments to health insurance cost-sharing requirements.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/31/2022
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.
Assembly Bill 259
Assembly Bill 259
Relating to: coverage of telehealth services.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
4/15/2021
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.
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
7/7/2021
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 571
Assembly Bill 571
Relating to: allowing discounts for prompt payment of health care fees.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
10/13/2021
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
12/8/2021
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 745
Assembly Bill 745
Relating to: prohibiting step therapy protocols for certain cancer drugs.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
12/8/2021
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 972
Assembly Bill 972
Relating to: prior authorization for coverage of physical therapy and other services under health plans.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/23/2022
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 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
1/27/2021
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.
Senate Bill 215
Senate Bill 215
Relating to: application of prescription drug payments to health insurance cost-sharing requirements.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/31/2022
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 306
Senate Bill 306
Relating to: coverage of telehealth services.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
4/28/2021
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
7/7/2021
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 559
Senate Bill 559
Relating to: allowing discounts for prompt payment of health care fees.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
10/13/2021
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 716
Senate Bill 716
Relating to: prohibiting step therapy protocols for certain cancer drugs.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
12/8/2021
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
1/13/2022
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 972
Senate Bill 972
Relating to: prior authorization for coverage of physical therapy and other services under health plans.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/23/2022
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.

Budget Bill Subjects

Employee Trust Funds
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Employee Trust Funds

Notification Date
2/18/2021
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
2/18/2021
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
2/18/2021
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
2/18/2021
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.

Public Instruction: Departmentwide
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Public Instruction: Departmentwide

Notification Date
2/18/2021
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.

Revenue: Departmentwide
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Revenue: Departmentwide

Notification Date
2/18/2021
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

State Coverage Requirements of Treatment of Kidney Disease
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
State Coverage Requirements of Treatment of Kidney Disease

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
1/20/2022
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.

State implementaiton and enforcement of ACA health insurance requirements.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
State implementaiton and enforcement of ACA health insurance requirements.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/18/2020
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.

Technical and minor substantive statutory and policy changes under consideration by the Office of the Commissioner of Insurance
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Technical and minor substantive statutory and policy changes under consideration by the Office of the Commissioner of Insurance

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/18/2020
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.

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
12/18/2020
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 Health Plan cost containment strategies
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
State Health Plan cost containment strategies

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/18/2020
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 Health Plan - Eligibility/Participation Requirements and benefits offered under ETF/GIB health plans.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
State Health Plan - Eligibility/Participation Requirements and benefits offered under ETF/GIB health plans.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/18/2020
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
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Step Therapy

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/18/2020
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.

Self-funded and Jointly self-funded health plan requirements.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Self-funded and Jointly self-funded health plan requirements.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/18/2020
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 Insurance Coverage Issues
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
COVID-19 Insurance Coverage Issues

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/18/2020
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
12/18/2020
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
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2021
January - June
$41,048.44
2021
July - December
$40,694.71
Total $81,743.15
Total Hours Communicating 2021
January - June
17.25
2021
July - December
14.50
Total 31.75
Total Hours Other 2021
January - June
54.50
2021
July - December
40.25
Total 94.75

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

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
10 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 6 %
Relating to: coverage of telehealth services.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
10 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 6 %
Relating to: coverage of telehealth services.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
10 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 6 %
Relating to: prohibiting step therapy protocols for certain cancer drugs.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
10 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: prohibiting step therapy protocols for certain cancer drugs.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
10 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: allowing discounts for prompt payment of health care fees.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
20 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 9 %
Relating to: allowing discounts for prompt payment of health care fees.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
20 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 9 %
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
25 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 11 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
10 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 6 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
10 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 6 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
25 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 14 %

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
10 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 6 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
10 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 6 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
15 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 6 %

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
5 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 3 %

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures