Updated June 24, 2016
The WPS GHA Portal Website is composed of various web pages operated by Wisconsin Physicians Service Insurance Corporation (“WPS”). The capitalized term “Website” shall be defined herein to include wpsgha.com and all other web pages operated or hosted exclusively by WPS for health care providers in Medicare Jurisdiction 5 (“J5”) and Jurisdiction 8 (“J8”), including the transactional areas of the WPS GHA Portal that require user registration to access.
You agree not to:
- use or access the Website for any fraudulent or unlawful purpose;
- use or access the Website to impersonate any person or entity;
- interfere with or disrupt the operation of the Website or access to it;
- transmit or otherwise make available in connection with the Website or access to it any virus, worm, Trojan horse, time bomb, spyware, or other harmful computer code, file, or program;
- restrict or inhibit the ability of any other person to access or use the Website;
- modify, adapt or translate any portion of the Website;
- remove, obscure or modify any copyright, trade mark, or other proprietary rights notice from the Website; and
- obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available or provided for through the Website, including, but not limited to, data mining, robots, or similar data gathering and extraction tools.
Products and Services Void Where Prohibited
Although the information on this Website is accessible worldwide, not all services discussed in this Website are available to all persons or in all geographic locations or jurisdictions. To the extent permitted by law, WPS reserves the right to limit the provision of its services to any person, geographic area, or jurisdiction and to limit the quantities of any services that WPS provides. Any offer for any service made in the materials on this Website is void where prohibited and/or WPS is not licensed or admitted to do business. Nothing in this Website implies that WPS provides, or intends to provide, such services in your area, jurisdiction, state or country.
The Website is designed to provide general information about WPS and its administration of Medicare in J5 and J8, as well as access to eligibility and claims data. The eligibility and claims data displayed by the Transactional Areas originates from several third party (external) data centers, which are ultimately responsible for the data content provided to the Website. Although WPS strives to ensure its accuracy and integrity, information on this Website and documents available from this server are provided "as is" without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non- infringement. Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, so the above exclusion may not apply to you. WPS does not represent or guarantee that your use of information or documents from this Website would not infringe privately owned rights.
Information on this Website may contain out of date information, technical inaccuracies and typographical errors. WPS assumes no responsibility or liability for damages incurred directly or indirectly as a result of any errors, omissions, or discrepancies. Information may be changed or updated by WPS at any time without notice. WPS may also make improvements and/or changes in the services described in this information at any time without notice.
The information on this web site is limited in nature and therefore may be incomplete. For example, it may not contain all of the applicable terms, conditions, limitations or exclusions of the services referenced.
The views and opinions of third party authors published on this web site do not necessarily reflect those of WPS.
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This Website contains hyperlinks (“links”) to and frames of websites that are not maintained by WPS. WPS makes no representations whatsoever about any other website that may be accessed through or hyperlinked to this Website. Any non-WPS website is independent from WPS and WPS has no control over its content or privacy practices. While WPS tries to include only links to or frames of websites that are of good quality, WPS cannot guarantee that those websites will not change without WPS' knowledge. WPS’ inclusion of such links and frames in this Website is for your convenience only and does not imply WPS' endorsement or recommendation of the linked or framed websites or their content or privacy practices. WPS does not accept any responsibility, obligation or liability for damages arising out of your use of such non-WPS websites.
No information, statements, links, or references to any specific commercial products, processes, or services by trade name, trademark, manufacturer should be interpreted as an endorsement or recommendation by WPS.
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IN NO EVENT WILL WPS BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE TO ANY PARTY FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES FOR ANY USE OF THIS WEBSITE, OR ON ANY OTHER HYPERLINKED WEBSITE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY LOST PROFITS, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, LOSS OF PROGRAMS OR OTHER DATA ON ANY INFORMATION HANDLING SYSTEM OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF WPS IS EXPRESSLY ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
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