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Critical Access Hospitals - Contacts

Introduction | Rules & Regulations | Contacts

See also Wisconsin general hospitals contacts information. You may also E-mail Michelle Doro.

For complaints and general questions concerning critical access hospitals, contact the Bureau of Health Services of the Division of Quality Assurance at 1-800-642-6552.

All fires in a licensed health or residential care facility in Wisconsin must be reported to the Department of Health Services within 72 hours (check specific rule requirements).

  • You may use the Fire Report Form (Word, 78 KB) and fax to 608-264-9847. Questions about this process may be directed to the "Fire Authority" at 608-266-0224. Refer to DQA memo 12-013 for additional information.

For information concerning processing state and federal certifications for Wisconsin critical access hospitals, contact the Compliance Specialist at (608) 266-7297.

To obtain general background information about critical access hospitals, along with applications for area eligibility designations:

  • See Critical Access Hospitals (exit DHS) (Wisconsin Office of Rural Health), Kathryn Miller, Rural Hospitals Initiatives Program Manager and Flex Coordinator, (608) 261-1891, 800-385-0005 (ext. 26) or

For information on hospital rules and regulations in Wisconsin you may E-mail Michelle Doro.

For Wisconsin hospital swing beds: Sandra Wasilewski, (608) 266-0582, or Michelle Doro, (414) 254-1752.  For swing bed MDS and PPS reporting requirements:  Margaret Katz, (715) 836-6748.

Rural Health Clinics information

Rural Wisconsin Health Cooperative (exit DHS)

Wisconsin Rural Health Association - Dr. Bruce Kraus (920) 623-2323


Last Updated: July 02, 2014