What's New in Massachusetts Health Care

  • Hospital Financial Performance

    Profitability improved for acute hospitals statewide in FY14. Eighty-seven percent, or 54 acute hospitals reported positive total margins in FY14.

    Learn more about the financial health of Massachusetts’s acute care hospitals.

  • Monitoring Health Insurance Enrollment

    Enrollment Trends tracks changes in health insurance enrollment in Massachusetts.

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

  • 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.

  • Acute Hospital Utilization Report

    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.

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