Wisconsin residents facing shortages of jobs, housing, food, and materials. Paying for health care was a struggle.
State Medical Society develops the Wisconsin Plan, a low-cost health insurance product, and establishes Wisconsin Physicians Service (WPS) to market and administer the plan.
WPS named Wisconsin contractor for the Department of Defense’s military health plan.
WPS Develops and markets the Century Plan to customers age 65 and older.
WPS creates the Medicare PLUS supplement plan, which is known today as WPS Medicare Companion.
WPS begins serving Medicare beneficiaries and their health care providers.
WPS pioneers a new HMO that is the first of its kind.
WPS wins new Department of Defense contract that more than doubles our military health claims volume.
WPS creates The EPIC Life Insurance Company, known as EPIC Specialty Benefits today, to sell and administer life and disability insurance for groups.
WPS accomplishes the largest Medicare transition in history by taking on the Medicare Part B workload for Michigan and Illinois.
WPS begins processing claims for the new TRICARE For Life program.
WPS awarded the TRICARE Dual-Eligible Fiscal Intermediary Contract to provide services for more than 1.7 million individuals eligible for both TRICARE and Medicare.
WPS awarded Medicare Juristiction 5 contract for Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, and Nebraska.
WPS starts work on TRICARE For Life federal contract, serving active military, veterans, and their families.
WPS named one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® for the first time.
WPS awarded Medicare Jurisdiction 8 contract for Indiana and Michigan.
WPS starts work on veterans Affairs Patient-Centered Community Care Program, serving eligible vets in 28 western states, American Samoa, Guam, and the Northern Mariana Islands.
WPS enters into a new partnership with Aspirus, Inc. to create Aspirus Arise, a new HMO in north-central Wisconsin.
WPS named subcontractor for TRICARE East Region, covering approximately six million active military, veterans, and their families in 30 states.
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