American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) Wisconsin

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Representing physical therapists & physical therapy assistants.

Lobbying Interests:
All areas affecting physical therapy, including the licensing and regulation of physical therapists, physical therapist assistants and students of physical therapy.

CEO Name:
Amy Reiter
Executive Director

Contact
AR
Amy Reiter
3510 E Washington Avenue
Madison, WI 53704
(608) 221-9191
(608) 221-9697
aptawi@aptawi.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Annie Early Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 1/11/2021 Withdrawn On N/A
George Ermert Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 1/11/2021 Withdrawn On N/A
Jeremey J Shepherd Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 1/11/2021 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 765
Assembly Bill 765
Relating to: modifying and creating administrative rules to require reimbursement for group physical therapy under the Medical Assistance program. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 225

For
Notification Date
12/10/2021
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.
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

For
Notification Date
2/10/2022
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 737
Senate Bill 737
Relating to: modifying and creating administrative rules to require reimbursement for group physical therapy under the Medical Assistance program. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/2/2021
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 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
2/10/2022
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

For
Notification Date
2/10/2022
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

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

Notification Date
2/24/2021
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.

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

Notification Date
2/24/2021
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.

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

Notification Date
2/24/2021
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Issues relating to utilization review and utilization management.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Issues relating to utilization review and utilization management.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/27/2022
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.

Bill or rule related to prior authorization for coverage of physical therapy and other services under health plans.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Bill or rule related to prior authorization for coverage of physical therapy and other services under health plans.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/2/2021
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.

Any legislation or rules relating to the interstate licensure compact for physical therapy.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Any legislation or rules relating to the interstate licensure compact for physical therapy.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

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.

Prior Authorization Reform
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Prior Authorization Reform

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

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.

Any legislation or rule affecting the use of dry needling by a licensed physical therapist.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Any legislation or rule affecting the use of dry needling by a licensed physical therapist.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

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.

Worker's Compensation reform
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Worker's Compensation reform

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

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.

Relating to supervision of physical therapy students and physical therapist assistant students
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to supervision of physical therapy students and physical therapist assistant students

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

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.

Matters relating to providing healthcare during COVID-19 pandemic
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Matters relating to providing healthcare during COVID-19 pandemic

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

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.

Matters relating to unemployment insurance
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Matters relating to unemployment insurance

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

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.

All matters relating to telehealth and ensuring patient access
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
All matters relating to telehealth and ensuring patient access

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2021
January - June
$40,500.00
2021
July - December
$40,500.00
2022
January - June
$40,500.00
Total $121,500.00
Total Hours Communicating 2021
January - June
20.50
2021
July - December
6.75
2022
January - June
19.00
Total 46.25
Total Hours Other 2021
January - June
30.75
2021
July - December
25.00
2022
January - June
54.25
Total 110.00

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: prior authorization for coverage of physical therapy and other services under health plans.
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 4 %

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 3 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
20 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 6 %

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
20 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 7 %
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 3 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
15 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
10 %
2022
July - December
Total 10 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
20 %
2022
July - December
Total 9 %

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
15 %
2021
July - December
30 %
2022
January - June
40 %
2022
July - December
Total 30 %

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
20 %
2021
July - December
50 %
2022
January - June
20 %
2022
July - December
Total 26 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures