HIPAA/Confidentiality

State and federal laws and regulations related to patient privacy, including medical records and personal information.
Interested hospital-affiliated clinicians are invited to participate in one or more free, CME-credit-bearing webinars sponsored by Partners in Contraceptive Choice and Knowledge.
MHA last week testified in favor of proposed legislation that would eliminate the religious exemption as a reason to refuse vaccinations for school admittance.
The federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration has released a proposed rule to revise the regulations which serve to protect patient records for the treatment of substance use disorder (SUD) patients.
Massachusetts Health Quality Partners (MHQP) has released the results of its annual survey of patient experiences in primary care practices across the states.
DPH recently released a notice outlining new requirements for providers prescribing benzodiazepines.
The Massachusetts Hospital Association (MHA), on behalf of its member hospitals and health systems, appreciate this opportunity to offer its strong support for HB3093/SB783, “An Act Improving Medical Decision Making.”
The Massachusetts Hospital Association (MHA), on behalf of its member hospitals and health systems, appreciate this opportunity to offer its strong support for SB853.

Resources

Click on the links below for easy access to important information related to state healthcare issues and advocacy.


Visit the Commonwealth of Massachusetts websites below to find information on legislative hearings and other meetings of interest to the healthcare community.


To guide your navigation of the legislative process and assist your advocacy efforts, please visit the following state websites: