Governmental Affairs & Lobbying.

Governmental Affairs & Lobbying.

Our team works with all levels and branches of government on behalf of our clients. We offer governmental affairs and lobbying services that keep decision makers informed and engaged, while ensuring that our clients' needs are promptly addressed effectively.

  • Full-service lobbying & advocacy


  • Local, state, & federal levels of government


  • Legislative & regulatory issues


  • Detailed bill tracking & analysis


  • Strategy development


“Although we may not be The Picard Group’s largest client, their responsiveness, preparation, and execution makes us feel like we are their most important. They can address needs on our state political side, business development side, and federal regulatory channel.”


- Stuart Archer

  Oceans Healthcare, LLC

Case Studies.

Governmental Affairs & Lobbying.

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The Veteran’s Affairs (VA) claim payment process has been backlogged, delaying payments to healthcare providers for services rendered.

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The Lafayette Airport Commission needed a strategy for constructing a new airport terminal, and the price tag was calculated at $90 million.

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The Coalition needed to secure funding for member hospitals’ uncompensated costs associated with providing healthcare to Medicaid and indigent residents in rural areas served by their member facilities.

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In Fall 2014, LHC Group recognized its revenue cycle needed redesigning to optimize performance and lower operational costs.

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HHS announced a disbursement from the Provider Relief Fund of $10 billion to almost 4,000 rural health care providers. This distribution left out other rural providers – specifically, long-term acute care hospitals, inpatient psychiatric facilities, and inpatient rehabilitation facilities.

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Lab schools are associated with a higher education institution, and one major component to its viability was operational funding.

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In 2012, Louisiana was unable to support the state-ran safety net hospital system responsible for providing healthcare to nearly 1 million indigent and uninsured people statewide and employing over 8,000 people.