What's New in Massachusetts Health Care

  • CHIA is excited to announce the publication of its third report on behavioral health and readmissions in Massachusetts acute care hospitals. Using CHIA’s hospital inpatient discharge data, this report provides a statewide, all-payer examination of the prevalence of behavioral health comorbidities and readmissions among hospitalized adults in MA acute care hospitals for SFY 2018.

  • CHIA has published its next 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 in June and July 2020.

  • 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 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 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.