Legal Notices

Notices for our Patients

DPH Phase 1 Reopening Attestation
As required by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, CHA attests to continuing to meet specific requirements to reopen or expand services.

Financial Assistance Policy
Explains CHA's financial assistance policy for people who need these services.

Medicare Shared Savings Plan (MSSP) Notice
Explains what an ACO is and how this may affect the care of Medicare beneficiaries.

Notice of Facility Fees
Explains the charges for service at a hospital outpatient location.

Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act (EMTALA)
This federal law requires that anyone coming to an emergency department be stabilized and treated, regardless of their insurance status or ability to pay.

Privacy Practices and Patients Rights/Responsibilities
This poster shows how CHA and your care team can use and share your personal health information. Our work is guided by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). It also describes your Rights and Responsibilities as a CHA patient.

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The Right to an Interpreter
Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act makes sure that Limited English Proficient (LEP) patients can get help from a qualified interpreter.

Risk Bearing Provider Organization (RBPO) Notice
As a CHA patient, you have the right to make a complaint and use an appeals process to resolve your complaint.

Website Privacy and Security
Information about your personal information when using the CHA website.

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