Home Health Agencies (HHAs)

For questions regarding home health agencies, you may email the Division of Quality Assurance.

HOME HEALTH AGENCY: An organization that provides part-time and intermittent skilled nursing and other therapeutic services on a visiting basis to persons in their homes.  Skilled care can include but is not limited to:  wound care to open, infected, or complex wounds; urinary catheterization; teaching safe use of assistive devices, transferring techniques, or gait training; medication management for a patient with a complex medical condition.

NOTE: Do not complete a Home Health Agency application if the intent is to provide only personal care services.

Personal Care Services include assistance with activities of daily living, housekeeping activities, and/or accompanying client to medical appointments.  If you are interested in personal care agency information please visit Personal Care Agencies (PCAs).

Consumer Guide to Health Care for Home Health Agency information including provider directories.

Navigation Links to HHA Information:

Rules & Regulations governing home health agencies

Providers -- Information for home health agency staff and management

Contacts -- State of Wisconsin staff to call regarding home health agencies

Publications -- Memos and other items available from the State of Wisconsin

Related Sites -- Other Internet sites of interest

Last Revised: March 1, 2016