Below, you’ll find adverse and other patient safety events grouped into categories. Click on the most relevant category to see agency-by-agency descriptions of events that must be reported.
This content is relevant to substance use disorder treatment programs licensed by the Bureau of Substance Abuse Services (BSAS). Note that:
Consult the glossary for more information on substance use disorder treatment programs are defined in the Navigator.
Safety-related reporting requirements imposed by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), MassHealth, or accrediting organizations are not included in the information provided here. Click here to learn more about what is and is not included in the Navigator.
|Reportable Incidents - BSAS||Examples include serious injuries, facility emergencies, abuse or neglect, unsanitary conditions, etc.|
|CMS and MassHealth||Broad overview and links to resources related to conditions of coverage and participation in these programs|
|Drug Diversion||Loss or theft of controlled substances|