Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse (AODA) Outpatient Treatment Service: Recertification

Contact Email





Mailing Address

DHS/Division of Quality Assurance
Behavioral Health Certification Section
P.O. Box 2969
Madison, WI 53701-2969

Outpatient Treatment Service is certified by the Department of Health Services (DHS) under Wisconsin Administrative Code Chapter DHS 75.13.




An outpatient treatment service is a non-residential treatment service totaling less than 12 hours of counseling per patient per week, which provides a variety of evaluation, diagnostic, crisis and treatment services relating to substance abuse to ameliorate negative symptoms and restore effective functioning. Services include individual counseling and intervention and may include group therapy and referral to non-substance abuse services that may occur over an extended period.


Up to two years with an annual fee.


Annual Fees:

Services/Programs Amount Branch
1 $550.00 Tier 1 $200.00
2 $800.00 Tier 2 $500.00
3 $1,000.00    
4 $1,175.00    
5 $1,350.00    
Each additional $100.00    


Already certified as a AODA Outpatient Treatment Service.


Renewal information is sent by the Division of Quality Assurance at least 60 days prior to expiration. These materials are to be returned within 30 days of expiration. If you require duplicate information, contact the Division of Quality Assurance, Behavioral Health Certification Section at the number or email above.  

The following applications are required for Community Substance Abuse Services (CSAS) recertification for an Outpatient Treatment Service:

  • F-00302 (Word) – CSAS Outpatient Treatment Recertification Application – Chapter DHS 75.13
  • F-00027* (Word) – CSAS Standards Recertification Application – DHS 75.03 General Requirements
  • F-00276* (Word) – *Behavioral Health Services Renewal Certification Application DHS 94 – Patient Rights and Resolution of Patient Grievances & Chapter DHS 92 – Confidentiality of Treatment Records

These should be completed once per certificate annually.

WI Statutes

Chapter 51, State Alcohol, Drug Abuse, Developmental Disabilities and Mental Health Act
Chapter 51.45, Prevention and Control of Alcoholism

WI Administrative Code

Chapter DHS 75 including Appendix A, Appendix B and Appendix C
Chapter DHS 75.03, General Requirements
Chapter DHS 75.13, Outpatient Treatment Service
Chapter DHS 92, Confidentiality of Treatment of Records
Chapter DHS 94, Patient Rights and Resolution of Patient Grievances

Additional Information

Visit the Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse (AODA) Treatment Programs website for more information.

Last Revised: February 7, 2020