What's New in Massachusetts Health Care

  • Updated Standard Statistics

    CHIA announces the addition of new levels of detail to Standard Statistics — including breakdowns by region, market segment, cohort, or individual performance — offering new insights into a broad set of performance indicators.  

  • Hospital Readmissions

    Hospital readmissions are a central issue to improving health care quality and reducing costs. 

    After declining slightly from 16.1% in 2011 to 15.5% in 2012, and 15.2% in 2013, the all-payer readmission rate stayed essentially the same in 2014, at 15.3%.

  • High Deductible Health Plans

    This brief explores coverage and cost details for High Deductible Health Plan (HDHP) members.

    Almost one-fifth (19%) of Massachusetts commercial market members were enrolled in a HDHP.

  • Enrollment Trends

    Enrollment Trends monitors health insurance coverage and changes in the health insurance market.

    This issue includes an overview of the commercial market and public programs, as well as enrollment by payer, product type, and market sector.

Link to geographical analysis page

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