What's New in Massachusetts Health Care

  • CHIA published the most recent quarterly acute hospital and health system financial performance report with data through June 30, 2022.

    This report covers the profitability, liquidity, and solvency of hospital health systems and their affiliated acute hospitals, as well as the profitability of affiliated physician organizations.

  • CHIA published its first report on primary care and behavioral health expenditures in Massachusetts. This report covers data for calendars years 2019 and 2020, including data from the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.

    This report offers policymakers and stakeholders valuable baseline data that can be used to track the Commonwealth’s investments in these essential areas.

  • Relative price is a calculated measure that compares different provider prices within a payer’s network to the average of all providers’ prices in that network.

    This publication includes an executive summary, databook, technical appendix and an interactive dashboard.

  • CHIA's Massachusetts Health Insurance Survey provides information on health insurance coverage, health care access and use, and health care affordability in Massachusetts.

    Watch our short video to learn more about the survey and CHIA's latest findings.

  • 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.