Bureau of Health Care Safety and Quality (BHCSQ)

Bureau of Health Care Safety and Quality

BHCSQ promotes, preserves, and protects the health of all people in the Commonwealth by ensuring an optimal health care delivery system that provides safe, effective, high-quality care.


99 Chauncy St., 11th Floor, Boston, MA 02111

Who we serve

As a part of the Department of Public Health, we are responsible for the oversight of Massachusetts health care facilities to ensure patients receive quality care in a safe setting. We serve people in the Commonwealth through a number of different programs, including:

  • Division of Health Care Facility Licensure & Certification
  • Office of Emergency Medical Services
  • Medical Use of Marijuana
  • Clinical Laboratories
  • Nurse Aide Registry

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