The Betsy Lehman Center for Patient Safety and Medical Error Reduction is an independent state agency with a broad mandate to improve patient safety in Massachusetts.
- There are many resources to help you access health care services or get health insurance in Massachusetts. Most of these programs use income and/or age standards to determine yours or your family's eligibility. This web page provides quick, easy-to-use information to help you access health care and find out more about health care benefits.
Employees who are injured during the course of employment, or who suffer from work-related mental or emotional disabilities, as well as occupational diseases, are eligible for workers' compensation benefits. These benefits include medical and hospital services, medically necessary equipment and prescribed drugs, weekly compensation for lost income during the period the employee cannot work, and vocational and rehabilitation services.