Blumenfeld & Associates, LLC

The Wisconsin Radiological Society retains Michael Blumenfeld of Blumenfeld & Associates, LLC in Madison, Wisconsin as the WRS Lobbyist.

Michael Blumenfeld founded Blumenfeld & Associates in 1987. Previously, he served as a legislative aide for two state representatives, staff for the Joint Committee for Review of Administrative Rules, and was the legislative liaison for the Hospital Rate Setting Commission.  He was also twice elected to serve on the Madison Common Council.  Mr. Blumenfeld received his M.A. in Political Science from Boston University and his B.A. in Political Science & History from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is a member of the Association of Wisconsin Lobbyists. Mr. Blumenfeld frequently completes pro bono assignments for Wisconsin nonprofits, including the League of Women Voters, the Survival Coalition, Arts Wisconsin and Make it Work Milwaukee, a cross-disability, aging, youth, and families coalition.

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Alerts & Updates

05.07.18

Breast Density Update!

On April 5, 2018 Wisconsin became the 35th state to pass breast density legislation. The bill was authored by state Representative Mike Rohrkaste (R-Neenah) at the request of a constituent who was diagnosed with advanced breast cancer after dense tissue masked the tumor on her mammogram.

02.10.17

RADPAC Information

RADPAC is the bipartisan, multicandidate political action committee of the American College of Radiology Association (ACRa). RADPAC’s goal is to support and elect pro-radiology candidates at the federal level through the voluntary contributions of dues-paying ACRa members. RADPAC only engages in federal election activity and these activities are governed by the Federal Election Commission.

05.21.16

Telemedicine Committee Using Florida Rules as a Modeln

04.27.16

Governor Walker Signs PT Bill Into Law

11.04.14

DSPS Updating MED 1

The Department of Safety and Professional Services recently submitted a scope statement to the Governor requesting permission to update MED 1, which dictates the licensure requirements to practice medicine and surgery in Wisconsin, to reflect changes implemented by legislation related to the licensing exam passed during the 2013 session.

11.04.14

GOP physicians demand permanent 'doc fix'

The Republican Doctors Caucus is urging Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) to prioritize a permanent "doc fix" before the end of the year.

11.04.14

GOP physicians demand permanent 'doc fix'

The Republican Doctors Caucus is urging Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) to prioritize a permanent "doc fix" before the end of the year.

09.07.11

Introduction of Assembly Bill 147

Representative Erik Severson introduced Assembly Bill 147 which would prohibit an apology or action by a health care provider which expresses apology or condolence from being used as evidence in a civil case or administrative hearing against the provider. The bill has been referred to the Committee of Health.

02.16.11

State Budget Update: Budget Repair Bill and 2011-13 Biennial Budget Deficit Detailed

The Walker Administration is expected to release late this week its plan for eliminating an estimated $136.7 million revenue shortfall in the state budget that expires June 30. Legislative Republicans are to be briefed on the plan Thursday. According to a memo released by Gov. Walker’s office on Monday, the state expects to have $121.4 million available through June 30, with $258 million in revenue shortfalls. The memo appears to use all of the anticipated revenues to offset the deficit, leaving the state $136.7 million short for the fiscal year.

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