Information for Data Submitters: Adult Foster Care Cost Reports

Report Resources

Submission Deadline

  • These reports are due on November 1, 2019.


The Center for Health Information and Analysis (CHIA) is now collecting cost reports for the fiscal year (FY) 2018 from Adult Foster Care (AFC) providers. CHIA collects these reports pursuant to regulation 957 CMR 6.00. The reports are used by CHIA and other public entities for monitoring costs and for health care payment policy development. Dual providers of both Adult Foster Care (AFC) and Group Adult Foster Care services (GAFC) services must file separate cost reports.

Filing Application

AFC providers are required to submit the following:


CHIA will only accept cost reports in .xlsx format, which was introduced with Excel 2007. However, supporting documents such as the Statement of Certification should be in PDF format. Providers submit reports and all supplemental items directly to CHIA at

Links to download the cost report, available in Excel format, are posted on this webpage. Links to instruction documents are also posted.

Please read all instructions carefully. This information is due no later than November 1, 2019.


For questions regarding the content of the cost report or problems with submitting your cost report data, please contact CHIA’s Pricing Cost Report Help Desk at (617) 701-8156 or email