Pain Clinic: Initial Certification

Contact Email

Phone

608-261-0654

Fax

608-264-9847
DHS/Division of Quality Assurance
Clinical Laboratory Section
P.O. Box 2969
Madison, WI 53701-2969

Pain Clinics are certified by the Department of Health Services under Wis. Stat. § 50.

Type

Initial

Description

A Pain Clinic is defined as a privately owned facility where a majority of the health care providers, practicing within the scope of their licenses, devotes a majority of their practices to the treatment of pain syndromes through the practice of pain medicine or interventional pain medicine. The facility advertises or otherwise holds itself out as providing pain medicine or interventional pain medicine services and that has one or more employees or contractors who prescribe opioids or opiates, benzodiazepines, barbiturates, or carisoprodol as chronic therapy for pain syndromes.

Duration

Three years

Fees

$400

Application Process

Contact the Division of Quality Assurance for application instructions and application form.

Additional Information

For additional information, visit the Pain Clinic website.

Last Revised: April 2, 2018