ADA Flyin 11/14/19

ADA Survey Responses

wdt_ID Last Name First Name Meeting Q1: Staff and/or Member appear to be... Q1 Comments Q2: Is the staff and/or Member interested in setting up a practice tour in state? Q2 Comments
1 Abel Debra Rep. G.K. Butterfield (D-NC) Agreed to cosponsor Already did! No
2 Abel Debra Rep. David Price (D-NC) Open to cosponsor No
3 Abel Debra Rep. Patrick McHenry (R-NC) Unlikely to cosponsor No
4 Abel Debra Rep. Patrick McHenry (R-NC) Unlikely to cosponsor No
5 Abel Debra Sen. Thom Tillis (R-NC) Open to cosponsor No
6 Brand James Sen. Bob Casey (D-PA) Open to cosponsor No But will reach out Via email to do so.
7 Brand James Sen. Gary Peters (D-MI) Open to cosponsor Expressed concern due to election cycle, but said they would take a look at the bill. No
8 Brand James Rep. Fred Upton (R-MI) Unlikely to cosponsor No
9 Brand James Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) Likely to cosponsor Would like to be send the information in digital format. No
10 Cavitt Kim Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-IL) Likely to cosponsor No
11 Cavitt Kim Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) Open to cosponsor No
12 Chaiken Rita Rep. Lucy McBath (D-GA) Agreed to cosponsor Focuses on health care and vets. Very supported Yes With Dr. Jiovanne Hughart who will follow up.
13 Chaiken Rita Rep. Rob Woodall (R-GA) Open to cosponsor Asked about HR4618. Confused why direct access not included but study suggested. Asked about why HHS is not doing this administratively. Would like Stephanie to contact her re HHS status. She has spoken to her before. Also asked about impact on Fee schedu No Doubt if will co sponsor unless Rep. Rice strongly encourages it.
14 Clark Lynda Rep. William Timmons (R-SC) Likely to cosponsor No
15 Clark Lynda Rep. Ralph Norman Jr. (R-SC) Agreed to cosponsor Already a cosponsor. New staffer. Updated him on the bill. He's wiling to reach out to others in the SC delegation No
16 Davis Kristin Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) Open to cosponsor Yes
17 Davis Kristin Rep. William Timmons (R-SC) Likely to cosponsor Yes In 2020 should have time for visit
18 Davis Kristin Rep. Cindy Axne (D-IA) Unlikely to cosponsor No
19 Davis Kristin Rep. Jeff Duncan (R-SC) Likely to cosponsor Yes
20 Davis Kristin Rep. Jeff Duncan (R-SC) Open to cosponsor Yes
21 Davis Kristin Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) Open to cosponsor Wants results of scoring Yes
22 Davis Kristin Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) Open to cosponsor Yes
23 Decker Todd Sen. John Thune (R-SD) Unlikely to cosponsor Danielle stated since the Senator is at point of leadership he is not sponsoring many bills.....I am not done yet with this. No I will pursue this as well!
24 Decker Todd Sen. Mike Rounds (R-SD) Open to cosponsor Spoke to Andrew and he was not against the bill but wanted to look into it more. The Senator’s wife just had cancer surgery today. Yes He did not say no so will pursue this option as well.
25 Demko Leah Rep. Marcy Kaptur (D-OH) Unlikely to cosponsor Does not have 'much faith in this administration.' Was engaged in the meeting and agreed with our point of view. No Did not ask
26 Dumont Kristi Rep. Peter Welch (D-VT) Open to cosponsor Yes He was open to office visit and took our cards but nothing official was scheduled
27 Dumont Kristi Rep. Peter Welch (D-VT) Agreed to cosponsor We got an email today from the aide we met with that Rep. Welch has agreed to co-sponsor! No
28 Dumont Kristi Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) Likely to cosponsor Yes
29 Dumont Kristi Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT) Likely to cosponsor Yes
30 Durrant Michelle Rep. Marcy Kaptur (D-OH) Open to cosponsor Me. McInnis was very engaged during the meeting, and offered some examples that she had come across with her family members and hearing loss/dizziness. She stated that her office is very patient focused. No Dr. Figliano will be reaching out this office with a thank you card, and will ask if Rep. Kaptur would be interested in a tour of her practice.
31 Durrant Michelle Rep. Tim Ryan (D-OH) Likely to cosponsor Asked Rachel if Rep. Rice was likely to become a cosponsor, she answered in the affirmative. To email her to follow up in 1 week to ask him to give support. Yes We were given the contact information for Rep. Ryan and we will contact to try to set up a tour with Dr. Figliano.
32 Figliano Sheryl Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) Agreed to cosponsor Already a sponsor Yes
33 Fletcher Gordon Rep. G.K. Butterfield (D-NC) Agreed to cosponsor Had already signed on as cosponsor at end of October. No Possibly. One of the NC State Schools for the Deaf is located in his district and the city where he lives. He is also a trustee at Gallaudet.
34 Fletcher Gordon Rep. Patrick McHenry (R-NC) Unlikely to cosponsor I'm in his district and will continue to provide input here. I found staff to be somewhat cold. He was actually speaking on the floor at the time of our meeting. No Didn't say no, but I felt it unlikely,
35 Fletcher Gordon Sen. Thom Tillis (R-NC) Unlikely to cosponsor Has previously expressed he has some problems with the bill. I found staff to be open minded and after meeting I think they will look into it more in depth. Our state lobbyist, Tony Scolari, has worked with Tillis a great deal and will also follow up on b No Didn't say no, but it's probably unlikely
36 Frana Chynna Rep. Ed Perlmutter (D-CO) Open to cosponsor Yes Discussed the staff member before able to commit
37 Fulman Stella Rep. Max Rose (D-NY) Agreed to cosponsor Yes
38 Gardner Lorraine Rep. Jennifer Wexton (D-VA) Open to cosponsor None No None
39 Gardner Lorraine Rep. Robert Wittman (R-VA) Open to cosponsor None Yes Maybe
40 Gardner Lorraine Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA) Open to cosponsor None No No response
41 Gardner Lorraine Rep. Bobby Scott (D-VA) Likely to cosponsor Christina is great and asked for Virginia specific factoids for their district (3) No Unknown, I extended an invite though
42 Gardner Lorraine Rep. Don Beyer (D-VA) Likely to cosponsor None No None
43 Gardner Lorraine Rep. Abigail Spanberger (D-VA) Likely to cosponsor None Yes Maybe
44 Green Nancy Sen. Rick Scott (R-FL) Open to cosponsor Staffer only there for 6 months. No info on our bill. Mostly educational. Staffer will share info with Senator Scott No
45 Green Nancy Rep. Bill Posey (R-FL) Likely to cosponsor Staff will scrub"ť bill. Will inform us in one week. Very much in favor. Understands the issue completely and is supportive of the bill. " Yes Maybe
46 Green Nancy Rep. Gus Bilirakis (R-FL) Agreed to cosponsor Already a co-sponsor. Said thank you. No
47 Henry Robert Sen. Rob Portman (R-OH) Unlikely to cosponsor No
48 Horn Leah Sen. Rob Portman (R-OH) Unlikely to cosponsor Staff member seemed uninterested and disengaged from the beginning. No
49 Huch Judy Sen. Martha McSally (R-AZ) Open to cosponsor Yes AT Still University will continue to invite McSally and Mr Kim felt this was a good possibility in the spring
50 Huch Judy Sen. Krysten Sinema (D-AZ) Agreed to cosponsor Yes Already visit AT Still
51 Huch Judy Rep. Paul Gosar (R-AZ) Agreed to cosponsor Email sent if confirmation to co-sign No But we should find a Prescott office for him to
52 Hughart Jiovanne Sen. David Perdue (R-GA) Open to cosponsor He will discuss the Bill with his Health LD Charlotte Kay and will get back with us regarding any questions. No
53 Johnson Kristin Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-IL) Open to cosponsor No
54 Johnson Kristin Rep. Lauren Underwood (D-IL) Agreed to cosponsor No
55 Johnson Kristin Rep. Matt Cartwright (D-PA) Agreed to cosponsor No
56 Johnson Samuel PA Keystone Coffee Event Open to cosponsor No
57 Johnson Samuel Sen. Bob Casey (D-PA) Open to cosponsor No
58 Johnson Samuel Rep. Madeleine Dean (D-PA) Likely to cosponsor Yes
59 Johnson Samuel Rep. Michael Doyle (D-PA) Agreed to cosponsor Yes
60 Link Julie Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) Open to cosponsor Was hard to read on issue but really kind. Arden has a friend who is studying audiology at ASU. Didn't catch a name but I think we should figure out who this is and get them educated! Yes Was discussed with staff member who wasn't able to confirm but seemed open to it
61 Lowkes Katherine Rep. Peter Welch (D-VT) Open to cosponsor Yes
62 Lowkes Katherine Rep. Peter Welch (D-VT) Open to cosponsor Receptive and in agreement. Yes Unsure, but we offered.
63 Lowkes Katherine Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) Likely to cosponsor His staff director, Britt Weinstock, was very enthusiastic and mentioned making a video regarding the bill for his social media. Yes Not sure, but we offered.
64 Lowkes Katherine Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT) Open to cosponsor Kathryn Toomajian and Jeff Van Oot seemed receptive and in agreement, but did not strongly indicate the senator would support. Yes Not sure, but we offered.
65 Mello Sheri Rep. Mark Walker (R-NC) Likely to cosponsor Will give info No Did not ask
66 Mello Sheri Sen. Richard Burr (R-NC) Open to cosponsor Wants the score since he's on the finance committee. Wants Medicare part b participants numbers seeking audiology services No Did not ask. She seemed like will get on board when there is movement in the senate
67 Mello Sheri Rep. George Holding (R-NC) Open to cosponsor Wants to check with the House ways and means folks. She said her grandma would think it's stupid Yes Offered since I'm in his district
68 Mello Sheri Rep. G.K. Butterfield (D-NC) Agreed to cosponsor Co sponsor as of Oct 28thSits in the board of trustees for Gallaudet university and East Carolina school for the deaf. Yes Has just been to an audiologist for hearing test and managed his vertigo
69 Mello Sheri Rep. David Price (D-NC) Open to cosponsor Staffer took a lot of notes. Asked a lot of questions. Met David price at the end. Will look into it Yes Offered since in Raleigh
70 Mello Sheri Rep. Patrick McHenry (R-NC) Open to cosponsor Krista took notes but didn't offer much. Said that healthcare was not in his space No
71 Mello Sheri Sen. Thom Tillis (R-NC) Open to cosponsor Needed education on how this bill is different from the old bill wanted to know what changed. Will dive deeper into it and get back to us. Yes Offered since in Raleigh
72 Micacci Jennifer Rep. Jim Himes (D-CT) Unlikely to cosponsor No
73 Micacci Jennifer Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) Likely to cosponsor No
74 Micacci Jennifer Rep. John Larson (D-CT) Likely to cosponsor No
75 Micacci Jennifer Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) Open to cosponsor No
76 Micacci Jennifer Sen. Chris Murphy (D-CT) Unlikely to cosponsor Yes
77 Miller Catherine Rep. Trey Hollingsworth (R-IN) Likely to cosponsor Yes
78 Miller Catherine Sen. Mike Braun (R-IN) - Office Hours Likely to cosponsor Yes
79 Miller Catherine Sen. Mike Braun (R-IN) - Office Hours Likely to cosponsor Yes
80 Patz Sarah Rep. Mark Walker (R-NC) Likely to cosponsor No Did not ask
81 Patz Sarah Sen. Richard Burr (R-NC) Open to cosponsor Wanted score and how many Medicare Part B Audiology patients No Did not ask
82 Patz Sarah Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC) Agreed to cosponsor No
83 Patz Sarah Rep. G.K. Butterfield (D-NC) Agreed to cosponsor No
84 Petrosky Katie Rep. Sam Graves (R-MO) Open to cosponsor Yes Open to possible meeting in district. Will reach out with invitation
85 Petrosky Katie Sen. Pat Roberts (R-KS) Unlikely to cosponsor Yes Open
86 Petrosky Katie Sen. Jerry Moran (R-KS) Likely to cosponsor Yes
87 Petrosky Katie Sen. Roy Blunt (R-MO) Unlikely to cosponsor Not aware of bill No Offered, but unlikely
88 Petrosky Katie Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO) Open to cosponsor No
89 Petrosky Katie Rep. Sharice Davids (D-KS) Open to cosponsor Yes Open to it
90 Shannon Jeff Rep. Nita Lowey (D-NY) Likely to cosponsor Verbal agreement. Recommended to follow up in 1-2 weeks! No
91 Shapiro Zhanneta Rep. Nita Lowey (D-NY) Agreed to cosponsor Follow up Yes
92 Shapiro Zhanneta Rep. Tom Reed (R-NY) Open to cosponsor Concerned with who this bill will upset; follow up in a few weeks. No
93 Shapiro Zhanneta Rep. Brian Higgins (D-NY) Open to cosponsor Because they are on the means and ways committee, it is inline with their thinking but may wait to support it until it is co-sponsored by others. Yes For the district he is in, the Dr Orsene practice, he was open
94 Sherwood Leah Constituent Coffee + Meeting - Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-OR) Open to cosponsor Needs heavy follow up as we did not have a sit down meeting No Unsure
95 Sherwood Leah Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) Likely to cosponsor Needs CBO score, is interested in having an ADA member participate in provider round tables No Unsure
96 Steele Timothy Sen. Doug Jones (D-AL) Open to cosponsor We met w Rebecca Howard and she'll relay info to Katie Campbell. Sarah and Katie are our if office. No Due to staff changes and schedule change the subject wasn't discussed and other than student we aren't in the district.
97 Steele Timothy Sen. Pat Roberts (R-KS) Unlikely to cosponsor He doesn't like to co sponsor bills that go forward to committee's he sits on like finance. Yes I'll follow up with Bryan about possible tour of our clinics
98 Steele Timothy Sen. Jerry Moran (R-KS) Likely to cosponsor We had a very positive meeting with Kyle Yes Discussed clinic tour and invitation
99 Steele Timothy Rep. Steve Watkins (R-KS) Open to cosponsor Very positive meeting and he gave us capital tour. Lainey (LA) worked with Jenkins and once we made this connection she seemed very positive and engaging Yes We discussed our clinic in Leavenworth in his district and a visit.
100 Steele Timothy Rep. Ron Estes (R-KS) Unlikely to cosponsor He may not oppose but because he's on ways and means he won't co sponsor since it will come through that committee No But follow up on LLP vs Practioner status questions
101 Steele Timothy Rep. Sharice Davids (D-KS) Open to cosponsor Met w Kate Rohr. Member is current sponsor of HR 3 and we explained that 75% of HR 4056 is in that drug bill which encouraged her. Yes And Kate grew up near one of our clinics
102 Strickland Tosha Rep. Russ Fulcher (R-ID) Likely to cosponsor Met with assistant Matt. He was very interested What the VA had done and how Medicare should also allow patients to chose. Yes I asked him to stop by anytime, he actually had a cholesteatoma as a youth and has some hearing loss in his opposite ear
103 Strickland Tosha Sen. Jim Risch (R-ID) Likely to cosponsor Scott Reber spoke with us and definitely felt the need for Medicare to get in line with direct access. He wanted to know the cost and we reassured him that it wasn’t a cost rather a savings Yes He offered the group a tour as well
104 Strickland Tosha Sen. Michael Crapo (R-ID) Likely to cosponsor Kelly is the one that usually meets with healthcare issues but she sent Molly today we were able to talk about how vA is already giving a choice and how mediate needs to have direct access. molly was very encouraging. She also wanted to know the cost. No
105 Thompson Emily Rep. Colin Allred (D-TX) Open to cosponsor Rep. Allred- Met with Abbie Killian- Interested in expanding access to full scope of practice - Angela Shoup will follow up in 1-2 weeks Yes Left business card for UT Southwestern and other practices in the district
106 Thompson Emily Rep. Al Green (D-TX) Open to cosponsor Met with Matt Rowland Had not heard of bill before todaySaid 'it only makes sense,'ť felt it was very common senseInterested in the 'inefficiency'ť of care aspect Concerned about the barrier to care from multiple appointments and redundancy of careSara Na No
107 Thompson Emily Rep. Michael McCaul (R-TX) Open to cosponsor Met with Bri Mikeska Would like to visit UT's AuD program - 'loves to do site visits' 'Engaged with the hurdles of multiple appointments' and the referral process Liked bipartisan support and support of our professional organizations Bri will coordinate w Yes Would like to tour UT Austin's AuD program/clinic; 'loves to do site visits'
108 Thompson Emily Rep. Van Taylor (R-TX) Open to cosponsor Rep TaylorMet with Rep Taylor and legislative aidNot aware of the bill before today Liked the bipartisan support Has supported hearing aid bills before in Texas state legislature Rep Taylor wanted to know more about audiology scope of practice Inquired ab Yes
109 Thompson Emily Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) Open to cosponsor Wants to know about where the bill is in committees and what movement it has Open to taking a look at it 'Sees value in it' Noted that it still has standing in the 116th Congress, brought up time frame Concerned about impact on deficit Wants to know about Yes
110 Thompson Emily Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) Open to cosponsor Had questions regarding sponsorship of the bill Is interested in a tourHad questions regarding the progress and prospects of the bill Questions re: which committees it has been before Wants CBO scoring Said that “feel good” bills like this with bipart Yes
Last Name First Name Meeting Q1: Staff and/or Member appear to be... Q1 Comments Q2: Is the staff and/or Member interested in setting up a practice tour in state? Q2 Comments