Department of Health and Human Services

Office of Inspector General -- AUDIT

"Review of Cataract Global Surgeries and Related Evaluation and Management Services, Wisconsin Physicians Service Insurance Corporation Calendar Year 2003," (A-05-06-00040)

March 5, 2007

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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY:

The objective of our review was to determine whether Wisconsin Physicians Service (WPS) properly reimbursed physicians for cataract global surgeries and related evaluation and management (E&M) services during the global periods. Based on a sample of cataract global surgeries, we have determined that generally WPS properly reimbursed physicians for the surgeries and related E&M services provided during the global periods. The report contains no recommendations.