Information for Data Submitters: Group Adult Foster Care Cost Reports

Report Resources

Submission Deadline

  • These reports were due on Monday, October 15, 2018.


The Center for Health Information and Analysis (CHIA) is now collecting cost reports for the fiscal year (FY) ended in 2017 from all Group Adult Foster Care (GAFC) providers. CHIA collects these reports pursuant to regulation 957 CMR 6.00.

Providers of multiple types of services (e.g., both Adult Foster Care and Group Adult Foster Care) must complete the GAFC cost report with data that pertains only to GAFC services provided.

Please Note: CHIA is not collecting GAFC cost reports for fiscal years 2015 or 2016.

Filing Application

Please read the instructions document posted on this page for information on exemption criteria and further guidance on how to complete and file the report. Note that the layout of this report has changed from prior years, including the reorganization of schedules B and C.

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


If you have any questions regarding the cost report, please contact CHIA’s Pricing Cost Report Helpdesk at (617) 701-8156 and ask for assistance regarding the Group Adult Foster Care Cost Report.