The MDPH Hospitals each have comparable documents that are consistent with this manual, but developed specifically for their workforce.
Questions that relate to the Confidentiality Policy and Procedures, an individual's or organization's interaction with MDPH under HIPAA, or to MDPH's hybrid entity status, and should be referred to:
Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Department of Public Health
Privacy & Data Compliance Office (PDCO)
250 Washington St.
Boston, MA 02108
Or, send us an email through the Privacy Intake Service.
- MDPH Confidentiality Policy (PDF)
- MDPH Confidentiality Procedures (PDF 2MB) file size 1MB file size 1MB
- MDPH Model Authorization for Release of Confidential Information (PDF)
- Privacy Complaint Form (PDF)
- Executive Office of Health and Human Services (EOHHS) Laptop Computer Security Policy and Procedures (Word)