Wisconsin Radiological Society

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Physicians who specialize in diagnosing and treating diseases and injuries using medical imaging techniques, such as x-rays, computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), nuclear medicine, positron emission tomography (PET) and ultrasound.

Lobbying Interests:
Issues relating to medical imaging; practice of medicine, regulation and licensing.

CEO Name:
Eric Ostermann

Contact
EO
Eric Ostermann
563 Carter Ct Ste B
Kimberly, WI 54136
(920) 560-5628
wrs@badgerbay.co
https://www.wi-rad.org/

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Michael Blumenfeld Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 2/3/2023 Withdrawn On N/A
Erin Fabrizius Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 9/25/2023 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 117
Assembly Bill 117
Relating to: coverage of breast cancer screenings by the Medical Assistance program and health insurance policies and plans. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/25/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 154
Assembly Bill 154
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

Against
Notification Date
4/20/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 121
Senate Bill 121
Relating to: coverage of breast cancer screenings by the Medical Assistance program and health insurance policies and plans. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/25/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 143
Senate Bill 143
Relating to: the use of certain words and terms that refer to a physician.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/3/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 145
Senate Bill 145
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

Against
Notification Date
4/20/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Budget Bill Subjects

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

Notification Date
3/10/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

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

Notification Date
3/10/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal 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

Matters related to quality of care, patient safety, healthcare cost and scope of practice for healthcare professionals.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Matters related to quality of care, patient safety, healthcare cost and scope of practice for healthcare professionals.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
3/10/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

coverage of breast cancer screenings
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
coverage of breast cancer screenings

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/15/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Balance billing restrictions and requirements related to provider and insurer billing, applicable to certain services rendered by out-of-network providers or facilities.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Balance billing restrictions and requirements related to provider and insurer billing, applicable to certain services rendered by out-of-network providers or facilities.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
2/2/2023
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
$12,150.00
2023
July - December
$12,150.00
Total $24,300.00
Total Hours Communicating 2023
January - June
0.50
2023
July - December
1.00
Total 1.50
Total Hours Other 2023
January - June
117.75
2023
July - December
69.00
Total 186.75

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

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)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
3%
2023
July - December
13%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 7%
Relating to: coverage of breast cancer screenings by the Medical Assistance program and health insurance policies and plans. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
20%
2023
July - December
71%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 39%
Relating to: coverage of breast cancer screenings by the Medical Assistance program and health insurance policies and plans. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
1%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total < 1%

Budget Bill Subjects

No budget bill subjects found.

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
9%
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 6%
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
33%
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 21%

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
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
35%
2023
July - December
15%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 28%

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures