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Critical Access Hospitals - Introduction

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CRITICAL ACCESS HOSPITALS: A rural acute care facility providing 24-hour emergency services, acute inpatient and swing-bed care.  Inpatient stay up to 96 hours on average.

For questions regarding critical access hospitals, contact the Wisconsin Office of Rural Health (exit DHS) -- Kathryn Miller, Rural Hospitals Initiatives Program Manager and Flex Coordinator, (608) 261-1891, 800-385-0005 (ext. 26) or kmiller9@wisc.edu.

Hospital range of services may vary according to local needs. Please also see information from our Hospital pages.

Navigation Links to Critical Access Hospital Information:

Rules & Regulations -- Federal and state authorities

Forms - Forms for general and critical access hospital use

Providers -- Information for general and critical access hospital staff

Contacts -- State of Wisconsin staff to call regarding critical access hospitals

Publications -- see Hospital Publications

 

Last Updated: August 12, 2014