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Rural Health Clinics

Rural health clinics are clinics located in rural areas with a shortage of health care professionals. Services often are provided by a nurse practitioner or a physician assistant. The services offered are similar to those received in a doctor’s office.

Finding and Choosing a Rural Health Clinic

For acute care, learn more about Critical Access Hospitals.

Contact us

For questions regarding rural health clinics, contact the Division of Quality Assurance (DQA):

Additional contacts

Compliance History

Provider Search

Medicaid and Medicare certification

Lisa Imhof

Nurse consultant

Jessica Tomczak

Pharmacy consultant

Douglas Englebert

Survey inspection process

Kelly Terrab

Sara Schmidt

Wisconsin Rural Health Association

Dr. Bruce Kraus

Fire reporting

All fires in a licensed facility in Wisconsin must be reported to the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) within 72 hours. To report a fire, complete and submit the Health Care Facility Fire Report, F-62500.

For questions regarding fire reporting, contact DQA Fire Authority:

Additional information is provided in DQA numbered memo 23-002 (PDF).

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Last revised December 1, 2023