Skip to main content
U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government

Dot gov

The .gov means it's official.
Federal government websites often end in .gov or .mil. Before sharing sensitive information, make sure you're on a federal government site.


The site is secure.
The https:// ensures that you are connecting to the official website and that any information you provide is encrypted and transmitted securely.

Wisconsin Physicians Service's Payments to Providers for Hospital Outpatient Dental Services in Jurisdiction 5 and Jurisdiction 8 Generally Did Not Comply With Medicare Requirements

Wisconsin Physicians Service's (WPS) (located in Madison, Wisconsin) payments to providers in Jurisdiction 5 (Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, and Nebraska) and Jurisdiction 8 (Indiana and Michigan) for hospital outpatient dental services generally did not comply with Medicare requirements. Of the 100 dental services in our stratified random sample, 95 did not comply with Medicare requirements. Using our sample results, we estimated that WPS improperly paid providers approximately $1.3 million for dental services provided during the period January 1, 2013, through December 31, 2014.

Filed under: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services