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Personal Care Agencies (PCAs) - Introduction

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For questions regarding personal care agency initial application or attestation process, you may E-mail the Division of Quality Assurance

Personal Care AgencyFor Medical Assistance certification, a personal care provider shall be a freestanding personal care agency, a home health agency licensed under s. 50.49, Stats., and ch. DHS 133, a county department established under s. 46.215, 46.22 or 46.23, Stats., a county department established under s. 51.42 or 51.437, Stats., which has the lead responsibility in the county for administering the community options program under s. 46.27, Stats., an independent living center as defined in s. 46.96 (1) (ah), Stats., or a federally recognized American Indian tribe or band in Wisconsin.

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Navigating Links to PCA Information:

Rules & Regulations governing personal care agencies

Providers -- Information for personal care agency staff and management

Contacts -- State of Wisconsin staff to call regarding personal care

Publications -- Memos and other items available from the State
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Related Sites -- Other Internet sites of interest

Last Updated: August 12, 2014