For the most part, individual medical and dental offices in Massachusetts do not have specific patient safety reporting requirements stemming from a license as a health care facility.
There are two exceptions:
Regardless of your practice's licensing status, physicians and certain other individual health care professionals are subject to several reporting requirements related to patient safety in their professional capacities. To learn more about these obligations (e.g. peer reports, communicable diseases, drug diversion), visit the Health Care Professionals section.
For questions about facility licensing, please call the Department of Public Health's licensing division at 617-753-8000.