What's New in Massachusetts Health Care

  • CHIA has released its first statewide report on Emergency Department utilization from the Case Mix database.

    Massachusetts Acute Care Hospital Emergency Department Data FFY 2016-2019 presents key measures of overall utilization and also by hospital, patient, and visit characteristics.

  • Monthly Enrollment Monitoring offers insight into the impact of COVID-19 on insurance coverage in the Commonwealth.

    This publication includes enrollment figures through June 2021, providing researchers and policymakers with information on the Commonwealth’s health insurance market. For detailed trends, please see CHIA’s Enrollment Trends publication through March 2021.

  • CHIA’s just released it latest DataMatters. This periodic newsletter highlights all our recent reports and data sets, as well as the many ways in which CHIA’s data assets are used.

    Check out this installment and stay up to date with CHIA by joining our email list.








  • CHIA published its latest report on Massachusetts Acute Hospital and Health System Financial Performance.

    This report provides a quarterly update on profitability, liquidity, and solvency for the fiscal year-to-date period ending March 31, 2021.





  • CHIA has published an update on provider price variation in the Massachusetts commercial health insurance market, facilitating comparison of average provider prices.

    This report also includes an interactive dashboard with provider-specific and payer-specific results.

  • The Annual Report on the Performance of the Massachusetts Health Care System calculates the Commonwealth's Total Health Care Expenditures in comparison to the cost growth benchmark.

    This comprehensive report also explores trends in other key health care cost, coverage, and quality indicators.




  • 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.