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 (Wisconsin Office of Rural Health), Kathryn Miller, Rural Hospitals Initiatives Program Manager and Flex Coordinator, 608-261-1891, 800-385-0005 (ext. 26) or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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
Wisconsin Rural Health Association - Dr. Bruce Kraus 920-623-2323