Privacy and Data Compliance Office Contact information
Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Department of Public Health
Privacy & Data Compliance Office (PDCO)
250 Washington Street, 2 nd floor
Boston, MA 02108-4619
General inquiries relating to Privacy & Confidentiality at the Department of Public Health::
Contact the DPH PDCO Coordinator at telephone 617-624-5194.
You may also email the Privacy and Data Compliance Office's Intake service.
If your inquiry is related to HIPAA:
Questions or complaints relating to HIPAA should be directed to the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office of Civil Rights (OCR).
The federal policies for HIPAA can be found on their website:
Health Information Privacy (general information relating to HIPAA)
Filing with OCR
(Learn more about filing a civil rights or health information privacy complaint.)
New England Region -
(Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont)
Office for Civil Rights
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
J.F. Kennedy Federal Building - Room 1875
Boston, MA 02203
Customer Response Center: (800) 368-1019
Fax: (202) 619-3818
TDD: (800) 537-7697