United HealthCare Services Inc.

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Health care company offering an array of health benefits and health services.

Lobbying Interests:
Legislation and Administrative Rules affecting individual, small, and large group health insurance plans, Medicaid and other government-sponsored health care programs.

CEO Name:
Tarrant Jeffrey Putnam

Contact
KA
Karla Ashenhurst
125 South 84th Street, Suite 400
Milwaukee, WI 53214
(414) 507-1357
karla_ashenhurst@uhg.com

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Karla Ashenhurst Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 12/1/2022 Withdrawn On N/A
Amy Boyer Exclusive Duties Yes Authorized On 1/4/2023 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 114
Assembly Bill 114
Relating to: extension of eligibility under the Medical Assistance program for postpartum women. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/23/2023
First Communication Date
4/6/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.
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

For
Notification Date
11/17/2023
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 367
Assembly Bill 367
Relating to: permitted electronic transmissions under employer-sponsored health insurance policies and plans.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
8/28/2023
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 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

Against
Notification Date
1/22/2024
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 773
Assembly Bill 773
Relating to: regulation of pharmacy benefit managers, fiduciary and disclosure requirements on pharmacy benefit managers, and application of prescription drug payments to health insurance cost-sharing requirements. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
12/15/2023
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.
Senate Bill 110
Senate Bill 110
Relating to: extension of eligibility under the Medical Assistance program for postpartum women. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/16/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal 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

For
Notification Date
11/17/2023
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 362
Senate Bill 362
Relating to: permitted electronic transmissions under employer-sponsored health insurance policies and plans.

Bill Text and History

2023 Wisconsin Act 78

For
Notification Date
7/17/2023
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 737
Senate Bill 737
Relating to: regulation of pharmacy benefit managers, fiduciary and disclosure requirements on pharmacy benefit managers, and application of prescription drug payments to health insurance cost-sharing requirements. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
12/4/2023
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
2/22/2023
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.

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

Notification Date
2/22/2023
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.

Health Services: Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Services; Facilities
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Health Services: Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Services; Facilities

Notification Date
2/22/2023
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.

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
2/22/2023
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.

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

Notification Date
2/22/2023
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.

Insurance: Supervision of the Insurance Industry
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Insurance: Supervision of the Insurance Industry

Notification Date
2/22/2023
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.

Insurance: Wisconsin Healthcare Stability Plan
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Insurance: Wisconsin Healthcare Stability Plan

Notification Date
2/22/2023
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: Departmentwide
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Safety and Professional Services: Departmentwide

Notification Date
2/22/2023
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
2/22/2023
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

Electronic delivery of health insurance information
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Electronic delivery of health insurance information

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/23/2023
First Communication Date
1/17/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.

2021-23 Biennial Budget
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
2021-23 Biennial Budget

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/1/2022
First Communication Date
1/1/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.

Advanced Practice Registered Nurses Modernization Act
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Advanced Practice Registered Nurses Modernization Act

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/1/2022
First Communication Date
1/1/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.

Chapter Phar 7 - a state pharmacy regulation under the purview of the Pharmacy Examining Board.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Chapter Phar 7 - a state pharmacy regulation under the purview of the Pharmacy Examining Board.

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
12/1/2022
First Communication Date
1/1/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.

COVID-19
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
COVID-19

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/1/2022
First Communication Date
1/1/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.

Employee Trust Funds/Group Insurance Board
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Employee Trust Funds/Group Insurance Board

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/1/2022
First Communication Date
1/1/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.

Governor’s Task Force on Prescription Drug Affordability
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Governor’s Task Force on Prescription Drug Affordability

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/1/2022
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.

Guarantee Association
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Guarantee Association

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/1/2022
First Communication Date
1/1/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.

Intensive Care Coordination Program
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Intensive Care Coordination Program

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/1/2022
First Communication Date
1/1/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.

Medicaid
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Medicaid

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/1/2022
First Communication Date
1/1/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.

Office of the Commissioner of Insurance (OCI) Technical Bill
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Office of the Commissioner of Insurance (OCI) Technical Bill

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/1/2022
First Communication Date
1/1/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.

Pharmacy Benefits Manager Issues
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Pharmacy Benefits Manager Issues

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/1/2022
First Communication Date
1/1/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.

Specialty Pharmacy Pharmaceutical Access and Affordability
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Specialty Pharmacy Pharmaceutical Access and Affordability

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/1/2022
First Communication Date
1/1/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.

Surprise Billing/Out of Network Billing
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Surprise Billing/Out of Network Billing

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/1/2022
First Communication Date
1/1/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.

Telehealth/Telemedicine
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Telehealth/Telemedicine

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/1/2022
First Communication Date
1/3/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2023
January - June
2023
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2023
January - June
$33,643.93
2023
July - December
$36,485.20
Total $70,129.13
Total Hours Communicating 2023
January - June
23.75
2023
July - December
31.25
Total 55.00
Total Hours Other 2023
January - June
113.00
2023
July - December
171.25
Total 284.25

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: extension of eligibility under the Medical Assistance program for postpartum women. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2%
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: permitted electronic transmissions under employer-sponsored health insurance policies and plans.
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
7%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 4%
Relating to: regulation of pharmacy benefit managers, fiduciary and disclosure requirements on pharmacy benefit managers, and application of prescription drug payments to health insurance cost-sharing requirements. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
17%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 10%
Relating to: permitted electronic transmissions under employer-sponsored health insurance policies and plans.
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
33%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 20%

Budget Bill Subjects

2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2%
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total < 1%
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
23%
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 9%

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
1%
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total < 1%
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
3%
2023
July - December
9%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 7%
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
4%
2023
July - December
8%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 6%
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
34%
2023
July - December
3%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 15%

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
4%
2023
July - December
2%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 3%

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
17%
2023
July - December
21%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 19%

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures