What's New in Massachusetts Health Care

  • The 2016 Annual Report on the Performance of the Massachusetts Health Care System

    This report includes a final calculation of the Commonwealth’s 2014 Total Health Care Expenditures (THCE) and an initial calculation of 2015 THCE. THCE is a measure of total statewide health care spending in the Commonwealth.

  • Behavioral Health and Readmissions in Massachusetts Acute Care Hospitals

    CHIA found that there was a high prevalence of behavioral health comorbidities among hospitalized adults.  The readmission rate for patients with behavioral health comorbidities was substantially higher than for patients without any behavioral health comorbidity.

  • Annual Acute Hospital Financial Performance Report

    CHIA reports on Massachusetts Acute Hospital Financial Performance. This report presents acute hospital financial data for the most recent full year available and analyses of financial performance.

  • MassHealth Baseline Statistics from the MA APCD

    MassHealth Baseline Statistics from the MA APCD provides an overview of the MassHealth population, with a focus on spending for members with Standard coverage in the Fee-For-Service (FFS) and the Primary Care Clinician (PCC) plan delivery systems.

Link to geographical analysis page


CHIA has produced several interactive maps of Massachusetts health care data. These maps allow researchers to better understand variations in health care spending and utilization by displaying recent data on a town-by-town or regional basis.