Take charge of your health care

These pages will help you make important choices about your health care, and give you the tools to communicate with providers about your needs. We also guide you through steps to take in the unfortunate event you or someone in your family is harmed by medical treatment or during a hospital stay.

Get help with a health care issue

Use these resources to report a medical error or resolve common issues with health insurance.

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Be an informed patient

Learn how to best communicate with doctors, select treatments, plan for end-of-life care and get involved with your local hospital.

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Find quality health care

Use the Massachusetts CompareCare website to compare the quality of hospitals and surgical centers near you.

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Contact your hospital

Find a phone number for the patient relations department at each hospital in the state.

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