Pain Clinics

For questions regarding pain clinics, email the Division of Quality Assurance.

Definition: Wis. Stat. § 50.60

PAIN CLINIC: Wisconsin statutes define a pain clinic as any of the following:

  1. 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.
  2. A privately owned facility that 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.

Consumer Guide to Health Care for Pain Clinic information including a provider directory.

Last Revised: December 7, 2017