Lobbying Relationship

Client

Novartis Corporation

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Lobbying firm

THE NICKLES GROUP, LLC

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  • Issues related to congressional vision caucus events and eye health.
  • Issues related to Medicare reimbursement and ASC settings.

Duration: to

General Issues: Health Issues, Medicare/Medicaid, Consumer Issues/Safety/Protection, Taxation/Internal Revenue Code, Budget/Appropriations

Spending: about $825,000 (But it's complicated. Here's why.)

Agencies lobbied since 2011: House of Representatives, U.S. Senate, U.S. Senate,, Centers For Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS),, Centers For Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), House of Representatives,

Bills mentioned

S.2000: SGR Repeal and Medicare Provider Payment Modernization Act of 2014

Sponsor: Max Baucus (D-Mont.)

H.R.4015: SGR Repeal and Medicare Provider Payment Modernization Act of 2014

Sponsor: Michael C. Burgess (R-Texas)

H.R.4302: Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014

Sponsor: Joe Pitts (R-Pa.)

S.1871: SGR Repeal and Medicare Beneficiary Access Act of 2013

Sponsor: Max Baucus (D-Mont.)

H.R.2810: SGR Repeal and Medicare Beneficiary Access Act of 2013

Sponsor: Michael C. Burgess (R-Texas)

H.J.RES.59: Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014

Sponsor: Harold Rogers (R-Ky.)

H.R.3204: Drug Quality and Security Act

Sponsor: Fred Upton (R-Mich.)

S.959: Pharmaceutical Quality, Security, and Accountability Act

Sponsor: Tom Harkin (D-Iowa)

H.R.3089: Compounding Clarity Act of 2013

Sponsor: Morgan Griffith (R-Va.)

H.CON.RES.25: Establishing the budget for the United States Government for fiscal year...

Sponsor: Paul D. Ryan (R-Wis.)

S.CON.RES.8: An original concurrent resolution setting forth the congressional budget...

Sponsor: Patty Murray (D-Wash.)

S.1128: Preserving Access to Orphan Drugs Act of 2013

Sponsor: Patrick J. Toomey (R-Pa.)

H.R.2315: Preserving Access to Orphan Drugs Act of 2013

Sponsor: Jim Gerlach (R-Pa.)

H.R.8: American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012

Sponsor: Dave Camp (R-Mich.)

S.3521: Family and Business Tax Cut Certainty Act of 2012

Sponsor: Max Baucus (D-Mont.)

H.R.561: Veterans Employment Tax Credit Act of 2011

Sponsor: Peter Welch (D-Vt.)

S.3187: Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act

Sponsor: Tom Harkin (D-Iowa)

H.R.3630: Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012

Sponsor: Dave Camp (R-Mich.)

H.CON.RES.112: Establishing the budget for the United States Government for fiscal year...

Sponsor: Paul D. Ryan (R-Wis.)

H.R.3765: Temporary Payroll Tax Cut Continuation Act of 2011

Sponsor: Dave Camp (R-Mich.)

S.365: Budget Control Act of 2011

Sponsor: Tom Harkin (D-Iowa)

H.CON.RES.34: Establishing the budget for the United States Government for fiscal year...

Sponsor: Paul D. Ryan (R-Wis.)

S.17: Medical Device Access and Innovation Protection Act

Sponsor: Orrin G. Hatch (R-Utah)

H.R.436: Health Care Cost Reduction Act of 2012

Sponsor: Erik Paulsen (R-Minn.)

H.R.2: Repealing the Job-Killing Health Care Law Act

Sponsor: Eric Cantor (R-Va.)

S.192: Repealing the Job-Killing Health Care Law Act

Sponsor: Jim DeMint (R-S.C.)

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Lobbyists

Lobbyists named here were listed on a filing related to this lobbying engagement. They may not be working on it now. Occasionally, a single lobbyist whose name is spelled two different ways on filings may be represented twice here.

Lobbyist Covered positions?
Stacey Hughes U.S. Senate Budget Committee, Deputy Staff Director Office of the Asst. Maj. Leader (Sen. Nickles), Policy Adv. Office of the Asst. Min. Leader (Sen. Nickles), Policy Adv. Senate Spec. Cmte on Aging (Sen Cohen), Prof. Staff Member U.S. Senator Connie Mack, Leg. Asst / Scheduler
Doug Badger Deputy Assistant to the President for Legislative Affairs Special Assistant to the President for Economic Policy US Senate, Assistant Majority Leader, Chief of Staff US Senate Rep. Policy Cmte, Staff Director / Asst. Staff Dir US Dept of HHS, Dep. Asst. Sec. for Human Dev. Svcs. Soc. Sec. Admin, Office of Leg. & Reg. Policy, Acting Dir.
Hazen Marshall U.S. Senate Budget Committee, Staff Director Ofce of the Asst. Majority Leader (Sen. Nickles), Dpty CofS Ofce of the Asst. Majority Leader (Sen. Nickles), Economist U.S. Senator Don Nickles, Legislative Assistant
Mary Beth Savary Taylor Joint Economic Committee, General Counsel U.S. Senator Connie Mack, Legislative Assistant
Emily Porter Ofce of Spkr(Rep.Boehner),Asst to Spkr for Plcy Ofce of Min. Leader (Rep.Boehner), Policy Adv. Ofce of the Maj. Leader (Rep. Boehner),Policy Adv Cmte on Ed & the Wrkfrc(Rep.Boehner),Coalitions (continued from above line) Dir. for Educ. Policy Rep. Trent Franks, Sr. Leg. Asst. Rep. Tom Tancredo, Leg. Asst.
Rachel Jones Hensler U.S. Senate Budget Committee, Tax Policy Dir. Office of U.S. Senator Fred Thompson, Leg. Asst. Office of U.S. Sen. Dave Durenberger, Leg. Asst. Office of U.S. Sen. Dave Durenberger, Leg. Corr.

Disclosures Filed

Once a lobbying engagement begins, the lobbyist or firm is required to file updates four times a year. Those updates sometimes change which lobbyists are involved or add new issues being discussed. When lobbyists stop working for a client, the firm is also supposed to file a report disclosing the end of the relationship.

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Source: Clerk of the U.S. House of Representatives and Secretary of the Senate

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