Notify BSAS orally of the incident (unless the incident was a patient death that was unrelated to another reportable circumstance.)
2. Within one business day
To report a patient death, complete and fax a Report of Death of Person in Treatment to 617-624-5395.
For all other reportable incidents, complete and fax a Required Notification Form to 617-624-5395. Include any internal investigations/reports, even if preliminary, with the form. If the internal investigation/report is still being conducted, provide a timeline of when you expect to submit the information.
Laws: 105 CMR §§ 164.035(G)–(I),
Bureau of Substance Abuse Services
Department of Public Health
250 Washington Street
Boston, MA 02108-4609
We hope these instructions helped you meet this reporting requirement. Be aware that this action may not fulfill all applicable reporting requirements associated with the event.