Association of Wisconsin Surgery Centers, Inc.

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Professionals engaged in the clinical and administrative management of Wisconsin ambulatory surgery centers.

Lobbying Interests:
Ambulatory surgical center regulations and taxes; health care regulations; medical liability issues; health care financing, Medicaid reimbursement

CEO Name:
Eric Ostermann
Executive Director

Contact
EO
Eric Ostermann
563 Carter Court, Suite B
Kimberly, WI 54136
(920) 560-5627
(920) 882-3655
eric@badgerbay.co
http://www.wisc-asc.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Andrew Engel Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 12/31/2020 Withdrawn On N/A
Catherine McDermott Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 12/31/2020 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

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
2/22/2022
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 1011
Assembly Bill 1011
Relating to: video recording of surgical procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, requiring the exercise of rule-making authority, and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/3/2022
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 970
Senate Bill 970
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

For
Notification Date
2/22/2022
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.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

Performance of physical examinations
Agency Name
Medical Examining Board (Med)

Subject
Performance of physical examinations

SS 012_21
Undisclosed
Notification Date
7/6/2022
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Medicaid payment parity on multiple procedures
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Medicaid payment parity on multiple procedures

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
5/27/2021
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.

Elimination or adjustments to the ambulatory surgery center tax assessment
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Elimination or adjustments to the ambulatory surgery center tax assessment

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/3/2021
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.

Changes relating to Workers Compensation laws
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Changes relating to Workers Compensation laws

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/31/2020
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2021
January - June
$16,625.44
2021
July - December
$16,623.20
2022
January - June
$16,656.78
Total $49,905.42
Total Hours Communicating 2021
January - June
6.50
2021
July - December
2.25
2022
January - June
4.25
Total 13.00
Total Hours Other 2021
January - June
61.75
2021
July - December
51.25
2022
January - June
56.75
Total 169.75

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: video recording of surgical procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, requiring the exercise of rule-making authority, and providing a penalty. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
5 %
2022
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: battery or threat to a health care provider or staff member of a health care facility and providing a penalty.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
10 %
2022
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: battery or threat to a health care provider or staff member of a health care facility and providing a penalty.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
10 %
2022
July - December
Total 3 %

Budget Bill Subjects

No budget bill subjects found.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
30 %
2022
July - December
Total 10 %

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
75 %
2021
July - December
50 %
2022
January - June
20 %
2022
July - December
Total 49 %

Minor Efforts

No minor efforts found.

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
25 %
2021
July - December
50 %
2022
January - June
25 %
2022
July - December
Total 32 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures