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 608-267-0352. Questions about this process may be directed to the "Fire Authority" at 608-266-8016. Refer to DQA memo 15-007 (PDF, 186 KB) 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 email 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