What's New in Massachusetts Health Care

  • Monitoring Enrollment in Health Insurance

    The July 2015 edition of Enrollment Trends tracks changes in health insurance enrollment through Massachusetts latest Open Enrollment period.

    The Brief provides an overview of enrollment in the commercial market and MA public programs, as well as enrollment by payer, funding type, product type, and market sector.

  • New Acute Hospital Utilization Report Available for FY2009-FY2013

    Statewide and regional acute hospital utilization statistics are available as well as databooks containing aggregated FY2013 data on discharges by hospital sites, MS-DRGs, principal diagnosis codes, payer type categories, age groupings, total charges, and average charges.

  • CHIA Examines Substance Use Disorder Treatment

    Approximately 10% of the Massachusetts population suffers from a substance use disorder.

    CHIA examines the continuum of care, patient access to treatment, and potential barriers to care.

  • Health Coverage in Massachusetts

    Findings from the 2014 Massachusetts Health Insurance Survey show that Massachusetts continues to lead the nation with a 96.3 percent coverage rate.

    This report provides information on health insurance coverage, health care access and use, and perceived health care affordability for Massachusetts residents.

  • Hospital-Wide Adult All-Payer Readmissions in Massachusetts: 2011-2013 Report

    Reducing unplanned hospital readmissions is central to efforts to improve health care quality and reduce costs.

    The Hospital-Wide Adult All-Payer Readmissions in Massachusetts: 2011-2013 report presents a first look at readmissions among this all-payer population.

Utilization Analysis
CHIA’s report on Acute Care Hospital Utilization Trends provides analyses on inpatient, emergency department, and observation stay utilization across Massachusetts.