Information for Data Submitters: Adult Foster Care Cost Reports

Report Resources

Submission Deadline

  • These reports are due no later than January 30, 2019.


The Center for Health Information and Analysis (CHIA) is now collecting cost reports for the fiscal year (FY) 2017 from Adult Foster Care (AFC) providers. CHIA collects these reports pursuant to regulation 957 CMR 6.00. This information is used by CHIA and other public entities for monitoring costs and for health care payment policy development.


Please Note: Dual providers of both Adult Foster Care and Group Adult Foster Care services must file separate cost reports. 

Filing Application

Adult Foster Care providers are required to submit the following:


Please see the Report Instructions for details regarding the completion of these reports. 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

Please read all instructions carefully. This information is due no later than January 30, 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