What's New in Massachusetts Health Care

  • CHIA has released its next Monthly Enrollment Monitoring summary, offering rapid insight into the impact of COVID-19 on insurance coverage in the Commonwealth. This publication includes enrollment figures from March 2019 through July 2020, providing researchers and policymakers with information on the Commonwealth’s health insurance market.

  • CHIA has published a new monthly acute hospital and health system financial performance report, providing insight into the impact of COVID-19 on the Massachusetts health care system. This report provides an overview of the results of operations for hospitals and health systems that voluntarily submitted data on a monthly basis from March through May 2020. .

  • CHIA is excited to announce the publication of an interactive dashboard on selected clinical quality measures for 2018. This analysis explores the clinical performance of care delivered to Massachusetts commercial HMO/POS members during 2018, both at the statewide and primary care medical group levels.

  • CHIA has released findings from the 2019 Massachusetts Health Insurance Survey (MHIS). The MHIS is a biennial population-based survey that provides information on health insurance coverage, health care access and use, and health care affordability in the Commonwealth. The release is accompanied by detailed data tables and a methodology report.

  • CHIA is currently maintaining a remote workplace. Although we have temporarily closed our physical office, CHIA is continuing our operations. You can still connect with us during regular business hours, 8:45 - 5:00, Monday through Friday. Stay safe and be well!

Link to CHIA's COVID-19 Data and Analysis

In order to give insight into COVID-19's impact on the Massachusetts health care system, CHIA has begun implementing two new additional health care information and analysis initiatives.

CHIA's new monthly hospital and health system financial performance reporting offers current acute care hospital financial metrics including total margins, operating revenue and expenses, and the impact of federal COVID-19 Relief Funds. Additionally, CHIA’s new monthly enrollment summaries measure the impact of the pandemic on insurance coverage in the Commonwealth including private commercial plans, MassHealth, and Medicare.