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Regulation of Health and Residential Care Providers

The provider types listed below are regulated by the Wisconsin Division of Quality Assurance (DQA).

We provide information for staff and management of these providers, such as:

  • Rules and regulations.
  • Forms.
  • Training.
  • Publications and other resources.

Consumers can find a provider and view survey results with a Provider Search. Learn more by referring to our Consumer Guide: Find a Health Care Provider or Facility.

Provider types

Regulation for clinics

DQA doesn’t regulate free-standing outpatient clinics and urgent care centers unless they are under a hospital’s Medicare number. If you are opening a clinic, please work with your local municipality and/or the Department of Safety and Professional Services. They can help you with any building or clinician professional licensure and credentialing.

Contact us

If you have questions, please select the appropriate link from the list above. From there, you’ll find contact information for that provider type.

If you feel a caregiver or provider has violated state or federal laws, you can file a complaint.

Any other questions?

Last revised January 13, 2023