What's New in Massachusetts Health Care

  • 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!

  • 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.

  • In recognition of the challenges being faced by the Massachusetts health care delivery system as payers and providers respond to the COVID-19 outbreak, CHIA is postponing deadlines for certain data submissions. For more information please visit the Information For Data Submitters page.

  • CHIA has released the March edition of Enrollment Trends, which offers new insights into changes in health insurance coverage in Massachusetts from September 2017 through September 2019. This edition of Enrollment Trends includes an interactive dashboard to provide researchers and policymakers with insight into the Commonwealth health insurance market.

  • CHIA has released its second study on Commercial Prescription Drug Use and Spending in Massachusetts to advance transparency around drivers of pharmacy expenditures. This interactive dashboard and accompanying dataset allows users to see trends for high volume and high cost drugs, as well as the associated conditions these drugs treat.

  • On Wednesday, February 12th CHIA held a listening session to solicit public comments and feedback on proposed updates to CHIA’s data specifications to better measure primary care and behavioral health spending in the Commonwealth.

Link to CHIA's Interactive Data and AnalysisWhether you're a policymaker, insurer, health care provider, employer, or researcher, you can use CHIA's online interactive tools and graphics to find information about the Massachusetts health care system.

These customizable graphical tools display Massachusetts provider price variation, acute and non-acute hospital profiles and the latest data on quality of care including medication safety, maternity-related care, potentially preventable hospital admissions, and incidences of health care-associated infection.