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Research in Maine

Maine does not have far-reaching laws regarding health information that is used for research purposes.  However, the law does provide that confidential health information contained within the Maine Health Data Organization may be accessible to public health researchers provided that certain precautions are taken to protect the confidentiality of the information.1



  • 1. Me. Rev. Stat. tit. 22, § 8707


Research in Maine

Subtopic Statute/Regulation Description
Research Public access to data - Me. Rev. Stat. tit. 22, ยง 8707 The Maine Health Data Organization’s board of directors must make provisions to allow any member of the public to gain access to information...