Home Health Agencies
Home health agencies (HHAs) are organizations that provide skilled nursing and other therapeutic services. HHAs provide these services in patients’ homes.
Skilled care includes services such as:
- Wound care for open, infected, or complex wounds.
- Urinary catheterization.
- Teaching safe use of assistive devices.
- Transfer techniques.
- Gait training.
- Medication management.
HHAs are different than services provided by Personal Care Agencies (PCAs), which include:
- Help with activities of daily living.
- Housekeeping tasks.
- Accompanying clients to medical appointments.
Consumers can learn more about Finding and Choosing an HHA.
For questions regarding rural health clinics, contact the Division of Quality Assurance (DQA), Licensing, Certification, and CLIA Section:
- Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Call 608-266-8481.
OASIS education coordinator (coding and interpretation)
OASIS automation coordinator (technical support)
State licensure and Medicare/Medicaid certification
Survey inspection process
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:
- Email email@example.com.
- Call 608-266-8016.
Additional information is provided in DQA numbered memo 17-003 (PDF).