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Medical Licensing and Certification: Rural Health Clinic

In Wisconsin, Rural Health Clinics that are part of Medicare or Medicaid must be certified.




A rural health clinic certification is for a clinic that’s in a remote area with a shortage of health care providers. You can often get the same services at a rural health clinic as a doctor’s office. A nurse practitioner or physician assistant usually provides the services.


For requirements and an application packet, either:

Last revised January 26, 2023