University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) is an $8 billion integrated global nonprofit health enterprise that has 50,000 employees, 20 hospitals, 400 outpatient sites and doctors’ offices, a 1.3 million-member health insurance division, as well as commercial and international ventures. UPMC is closely affiliated with its academic partner, the University of Pittsburgh. It is considered a leading American health care provider, as it has been consistently ranked in US News & World Report "Honor Roll" of the approximately 15 to 20 best hospitals in America over the last decade. As of 2010, UPMC ranked 13th among the best hospitals in US News & World Report and ranked in 15 of 16 specialty areas, including 7 specialties for which UPMC is in the top 10. This does not include the Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC which ranked in the top 8 pediatric centers in a separate US News ranking.
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Campaign Finance$878,204 Given
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Figures are based on lobbying activity reported to the Senate Office of Public Records. Reported dollar amounts are required to be accurate only to the nearest $20,000. For organizations whose primary business is lobbying, we display total income and top clients. For organizations that are not primarily lobbying firms, we display total amount spent on lobbying and top lobbying firms hired.
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Lobbying on Behalf of University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Names of Lobbyists
Firm Hired Amount University of Pittsburgh Medical Center $15,772,946
Most Frequently Disclosed Lobbying Issues
- Health Issues,
- Fed Budget & Appropriations,
- Medicare & Medicaid,
- Medical Research & Clin Labs,
- Disaster & Emergency Planning,
- Labor, Antitrust & Workplace,
Most Frequently Disclosed Bills
Bill No. Title H.R.2642 Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2008 H.R.3222 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2008 H.R.1585 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008 H.R.5658 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2009 H.R.5631 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2007 H.CON.RES.376 (Unknown) H.R.1409 Employee Free Choice Act of 2009 H.R.1409 Quality Health Care Coalition Act of 2011 S.560 Employee Free Choice Act of 2009 S.560 Medicare Prescription Drug Savings and Choice Act of 2011
RegulationsMentioned in 102 dockets; Submitted to 8 dockets
All data is based on documents downloaded from Regulations.gov. The first table shows mentions: all documents that include the name of the company anywhere in the document or document metadata. The second table shows submissions: all documents where the submitter metadata included the company name. Each table shows the top 10 dockets, ranked by number of occurrences.
Matches are based on a search for the company name. Variations in the company name, such as acronyms, nicknames or alternate names may cause documents to be missed. The mention of a company name in a document may be incidental and does not necessarily indicate that the company has any relevance to the document. Company names that are common English words may erroneously match with text that is not referring to the company.
Not all agencies submit public comments to Regulations.gov. For a list of participating and non-participating agencies see here. Agencies that do submit to Regulations.gov have varying levels of accuracy and completeness.
Regulations and public comments can be downloaded in bulk here.
The tables show occurrences of "University of Pittsburgh Medical Center" in public comments on proposed federal regulations.
Documents Submitted by the Organization
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- Toggle 1 FDA Use of Opiate Analgesics in Various Patient Population inclu 2001
- Toggle 1 TSA Passenger Screening Using Advance Imaging Technology 2013
- Toggle 1 OSHA Abbreviated Bitrex Qualitative Fit-Testing Protocol 2007
- Toggle 1 SEC Comments on Proposed Rule: Amendments to Rules Governing Pricing of Mutual Fund Shares 2003
- Toggle 1 DOJ Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Disability; Accessibility of Web Information and Services of State and Local Government Entities and Public Accommodations 2010
- Toggle 1 FDA Not Approve Any Acetylcysteine Injection Abbreviated New Drug Application for Which Acetadote® is The Reference Listed Drug if The Generic Drug Product Contains Edetate Disodium as a Component of Its Formulation 2012
- Toggle 1 AMS National Organic Program (NOP); Sunset Review (2012) for Nutrient Vitamins and Minerals 2012
- Toggle 1 HHS HITECH Accounting of Disclosures Request for Information 2010
Mentions in Document Text
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- Toggle 7 FDA Public Disclosure Materials for Emergency Research Studies Conducted under 21 CFR 50.24 1995
- Toggle 7 CMS Revisions to Payment Policies Under the Physician Fee Schedule, and Other Part B Payment Policies; Revisions to Payment Policies for Ambulance Services for CY 2008; and the Proposed Elimination of the E-Rx Exemption for Computer-Generated Faxes*** 2010
- Toggle 7 CMS Medicare Program; Revisions to Payment Policies Under the Physician Fee Schedule and Other Revisions to Part B for CY 2009; and Revisions to the Amendment of the E Prescribing Exemption for Computer Generated Facsimile Transmissions 2008
- Toggle 7 CMS Medicare Program; Payment Policies Under the Physician Fee Schedule and Other Revisions to Part B for CY 2010 2009
- Toggle 6 CMS CY 2014 Revisions to Payment Policies under the Physician Fee Schedule and Other Revisions to Medicare Part B CMS-1600-P 2013
- Toggle 6 CMS Medicare Program; Payment Policies Under the Physician Fee Schedule and Other Revisions to Part B for CY 2012 2011
- Toggle 5 CMS Medicare Program; Payment Policies Under the Physician Fee Schedule and Other Revisions to Part B for CY 2011 2010
- Toggle 5 FDA Products comprised of Living Autologous Cells 1995
- Toggle 4 CMS Medicare Program; Revisions to Payment Policies under the Physician Fee Schedule, Clinical Laboratory Fee Schedule, Access to Identifiable Data for the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation Models & Other Revisions to Part B for CY 2015. (CMS-1612-P) 2014
- Toggle 4 CMS Revisions to Payment Policies Under the Physician Fee Schedule for Calendar Year 2005 2010
Advisory Committees9 people on 9 committees
Data is based on disclosures required by the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA). Matches are based on the occurrence of the company name in the committee member affiliation. Variations in company names may cause some matches to be missed.
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Table shows employees of "University of Pittsburgh Medical Center" that sat on federal advisory committees.
- Toggle Department of Health and Human Services 6 people on 6 committees
- Toggle National Aeronautics and Space Administration 2 people on 2 committees
- Toggle Department of Defense 1 person on 1 committee