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

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

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Nicole Burns Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 1/6/2023 Withdrawn On N/A
Annie Early Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 1/6/2023 Withdrawn On N/A
George Ermert Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 1/6/2023 Withdrawn On N/A
Jeremey J Shepherd Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 1/6/2023 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 311
Assembly Bill 311
Relating to: athletic training and coverage of the services of athletic trainers under health insurance policies and plans. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
6/12/2023
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 418
Assembly Bill 418
Relating to: healthy aging grants and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/16/2023
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 507
Assembly Bill 507
Relating to: prior authorization for coverage of physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, chiropractic services, and other services under health plans.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/19/2023
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 1019
Assembly Bill 1019
Relating to: authorizing physical therapists to make certifications for acquiring disabled parking plates and cards. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/14/2024
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 317
Senate Bill 317
Relating to: athletic training and coverage of the services of athletic trainers under health insurance policies and plans. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
6/1/2023
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
The American Physical Therapy Association Wisconsin would like an amendment to this bill.
Senate Bill 407
Senate Bill 407
Relating to: healthy aging grants and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/16/2023
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 475
Senate Bill 475
Relating to: prior authorization for coverage of physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, chiropractic services, and other services under health plans.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/30/2023
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 964
Senate Bill 964
Relating to: authorizing physical therapists to make certifications for acquiring disabled parking plates and cards. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/14/2024
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
3/7/2023
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
3/7/2023
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.

Safety and Professional Services: Departmentwide
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Safety and Professional Services: Departmentwide

Notification Date
3/7/2023
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.

Safety and Professional Services: Regulation of Industry, Safety and Buildings
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Safety and Professional Services: Regulation of Industry, Safety and Buildings

Notification Date
3/7/2023
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
1/6/2023
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
1/6/2023
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
1/6/2023
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
1/6/2023
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
1/6/2023
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
1/6/2023
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
1/6/2023
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

  2023
January - June
2023
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2023
January - June
$42,073.36
2023
July - December
$42,000.00
Total $84,073.36
Total Hours Communicating 2023
January - June
17.00
2023
July - December
26.00
Total 43.00
Total Hours Other 2023
January - June
45.75
2023
July - December
79.00
Total 124.75

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: prior authorization for coverage of physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, chiropractic services, and other services under health plans.
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
25%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 15%
Relating to: prior authorization for coverage of physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, chiropractic services, and other services under health plans.
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
25%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 15%

Budget Bill Subjects

2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
10%
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 4%
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
10%
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 4%

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

No administrative rulemaking proceedings found.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
40%
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 15%
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
10%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 6%
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
10%
2024
January - June
2024
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
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
20%
2023
July - December
20%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 20%

Other Matters

Includes time spent on:

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

Other Matters
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
20%
2023
July - December
10%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 14%

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures