What's New in Massachusetts Health Care

  • CHIA is currently maintaining a remote workplace. Although we have temporarily closed our physical office, CHIA is continuing our operations. You can still connect with us during regular business hours, 8:45 - 5:00, Monday through Friday. Stay safe and be well!

  • CHIA has released the March edition of Enrollment Trends, which offers new insights into changes in health insurance coverage in Massachusetts from September 2017 through September 2019. This edition of Enrollment Trends includes an interactive dashboard to provide researchers and policymakers with insight into the Commonwealth health insurance market.

  • CHIA is currently surveying a sample of Massachusetts Employers to share their experiences and challenges in offering health insurance to their employees. The Massachusetts Employer Survey helps gauge insurance options, employee take-up rates, cost-sharing, and employer decision making in the Commonwealth. Read more….

  • CHIA has released its second study on Commercial Prescription Drug Use and Spending in Massachusetts to advance transparency around drivers of pharmacy expenditures. This interactive dashboard and accompanying dataset allows users to see trends for high volume and high cost drugs, as well as the associated conditions these drugs treat.

  • On Wednesday, February 12th CHIA held a listening session to solicit public comments and feedback on proposed updates to CHIA’s data specifications to better measure primary care and behavioral health spending in the Commonwealth.

Link to CHIA's Interactive Data and AnalysisWhether you're a policymaker, insurer, health care provider, employer, or researcher, you can use CHIA's online interactive tools and graphics to find information about the Massachusetts health care system.

These customizable graphical tools display Massachusetts provider price variation, acute and non-acute hospital profiles and the latest data on quality of care including medication safety, maternity-related care, potentially preventable hospital admissions, and incidences of health care-associated infection.