Many Massachusetts state agencies use CHIA’s data in their work. This streamlined data sharing supports administrative simplification. Notably, the Massachusetts Health Connector uses the MA All-Payer Claims Database to design and implement the state’s risk adjustment program, a requirement of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
Massachusetts healthcare providers use CHIA’s financial and patient-level data for many purposes, including benchmarking, strategic planning, market analyses and clinical integration initiatives.
Researchers from leading universities, foundations, public policy think tanks and advocacy groups use CHIA’s data to advance the Triple Aim of reducing costs, improving population health and improving quality.