Wisconsin Assisted Living Association

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Providers of assisted living - and related businesses.

Lobbying Interests:
Legislation and administrative rules related to community-based residential facilities and other forms of assisted living; registration, certification and licensing of assisted living providers and related businesses; healthcare funding issues and other healthcare related issues such as those related to seniors' housing.

CEO Name:
Michael Pochowski

Contact
MP
Michael Pochowski
5325 Wall Street Suite 2305
Madison, WI 53718
(608) 288-0246
mpochowski@ewala.org
http://www.ewala.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Forbes McIntosh Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 12/23/2022 Withdrawn On N/A
Michael Pochowski Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 12/29/2022 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Budget Bill Subjects

Board for People with Developmental Disabilities
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Board for People with Developmental Disabilities

Notification Date
2/28/2023
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.

Board on Aging and Long-Term Care
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Board on Aging and Long-Term Care

Notification Date
2/28/2023
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.

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

Notification Date
2/28/2023
First Communication Date
2/15/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.

Comments
Funding the Family Care Rate-Bands, Family Care Rate Increase for Providers, Increased funding in Direct Care Workforce Funding Initiative, Long-Term Care Staffing Sustainability: Managing the Benefit Cliff.

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
2/28/2023
First Communication Date
2/15/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.

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
2/28/2023
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.

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

Notification Date
2/28/2023
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Matters related to allowance for health care providers to refer individuals to aging & disability resource centers for options counseling.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Matters related to allowance for health care providers to refer individuals to aging & disability resource centers for options counseling.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

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.

Matters related to long-term care provider & MCO relocation notices \ notices of no longer accepting inadequate Medicaid - Family Care reimbursement.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Matters related to long-term care provider & MCO relocation notices \ notices of no longer accepting inadequate Medicaid - Family Care reimbursement.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

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.

Budget: Seek to maintain and increase funding for the direct care and services component of the Family Care capitation rates to target critically needed resources to address the long-term care workforce shortage crisis.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Budget: Seek to maintain and increase funding for the direct care and services component of the Family Care capitation rates to target critically needed resources to address the long-term care workforce shortage crisis.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/19/2022
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.

Medicaid and Medicaid Waiver reimbursement and methodology, preserving quality care.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Medicaid and Medicaid Waiver reimbursement and methodology, preserving quality care.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/19/2022
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.

Expansion of Family Care, MCO contracts with service providers.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Expansion of Family Care, MCO contracts with service providers.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/19/2022
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.

Dental therapy. Support initiatives to promote dental care access for our elderly and persons with disabilities populations.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Dental therapy. Support initiatives to promote dental care access for our elderly and persons with disabilities populations.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/19/2022
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.

Compliance with the home and community-based services settings rules.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Compliance with the home and community-based services settings rules.

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
12/19/2022
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.

Continuation of the Family Care "Direct Care Workforce Funding Initiative" in the biennial budget.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Continuation of the Family Care "Direct Care Workforce Funding Initiative" in the biennial budget.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/19/2022
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

No certified reports found.

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

No legislative bills/resolutions found.

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

No topics found.

Minor Efforts

No minor efforts found.

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures