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Ambulatory Surgery Centers: Memos and Publications

This page includes helpful resources related to ambulatory surgery centers. Publications are files or websites with additional information. Division of Quality Assurance (DQA) numbered memos are documents that deal with:

  • Ambulatory surgery center policies.
  • Guidelines for ambulatory surgery centers managed by DQA.
  • Information and interpretation of federal and state regulations.

Publications

Memos

Memos from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS)

View our Memos Library to access a wealth of communications issued by DHS regarding policies and procedures and how they should be put into action.

DQA numbered memos

Select a link to view the memo. You can also view the list of all DQA Memos.

For an official paper copy of any numbered memo, email or write:

Official Number Description Issue Date Attachments Obsolete date
20-005
Guidance for Ambulatory Surgical Centers Temporarily Enrolling as a Hospital During the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency
17-003
Fire Watch, Fire Plan, and Fire Reporting Update
Last revised February 14, 2023