Pain Clinics are certified by the Department of Health Services under Wis. Stat. § 50.
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.
Already certified as a Pain Clinic
Renewal information is sent by the Division of Quality Assurance at least 60 days prior to expiration. These materials are to be returned within 30 days of expiration.
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