Governor Baker Signs PATCH Act into Law
Statement from Senator Spilka on the PATCH Act:
"The PATCH Act is now law! Thank you to Rep. Kate Hogan, Senator Jamie Eldridge, my colleagues in the Massachusetts State Senate and House and especially to all of the advocates for your work to ensure access to confidential healthcare. This is a critical step for patient privacy and in particular helps minors, young adults and victims of domestic abuse feel comfortable seeking health care services, without fear that their sensitive information will be shared with a family member."