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Massachusetts CHIA
The agency of record for Massachusetts health care information
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Massachusetts CHIA Jun 22
resident? business? Need health care? CompareCare for the best value.
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Massachusetts CHIA Jun 21
Did you know? residents age 18 and over are required to have health coverage or may face a tax penalty? Get the facts &
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Massachusetts CHIA Jun 20
Did you know? Massachusetts has a “merged” insurance market. Individuals and small businesses share the same health plans and premium rates. This helps small employers by expanding the choice and ensuring affordable options. Learn more:
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Massachusetts CHIA Jun 19
Did you know? residents age 18+ are required to have health coverage or may face a tax penalty? Get the facts & -
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Massachusetts CHIA Jun 19
Massachusetts-based small employers with 50 or fewer workers have access to the for Business. () Shop for plans that meet your budget and your employee’s needs.
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Massachusetts CHIA Jun 13
Analysis illustrates the importance of understanding the frequently hospitalized population of Massachusetts. Check out CHIA's latest health care research at
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Massachusetts CHIA Jun 12
Want to better understand MA hospital readmissions? Dig into the data with CHIA's latest databook. Find more about high readmissions diagnoses (septicemia & infections, alcohol abuse, bacterial skin infections)
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Massachusetts CHIA Jun 12
NEW CHIA research: Massachusetts hospital readmissions hit their highest level two days after a discharge. More than one-third of readmissions (36%) occur in the first week after discharge. See:
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Massachusetts CHIA Jun 12
CHIA’s analysis gives providers and policymakers a better understanding of the issue of hospital readmissions. Are there ways to control health care costs by improving readmission rates? Check out CHIA's latest findings by hospital and diagnosis.
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Massachusetts CHIA Jun 12
Medicare and Medicaid patients have by far the highest hospital readmission rates (18.0% and 17.1%, respectively). These two public payers comprise 83% of all readmissions in Massachusetts.
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Massachusetts CHIA Jun 11
Latest from CHIA on hospital readmissions: 1 in 6 patients end up back in the hospital within 30 days. See more:
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Massachusetts CHIA Jun 11
Massachusetts doctors, health plans, hospitals and consumer advocates contribute to CHIA’s brand new website. Check us out at
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Massachusetts CHIA May 31
CHIA today published "Individual Purchasers in the Massachusetts Health Care System: Trends for Unsubsidized and ConnectorCare Plans." The research explores trends in premiums & cost-sharing for health plans outside the employer-sponsored system. See:
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Massachusetts CHIA May 18
gives you information about health care costs and quality. Check out and @
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Massachusetts CHIA May 17
Smart patients think about more than price when making health care choices. Learn about receiving health care even before getting the cost estimates by checking out 's Conversation Guides @
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Massachusetts CHIA May 16
Massachusetts doctors, health plans, hospitals and consumer advocates contribute to CHIA’s brand new website. Check us out at
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Massachusetts CHIA May 16
Concise overview of the Commonwealth's new website from and .
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Massachusetts CHIA May 16
CHIA launches , a new user-friendly health care transparency website. Be more actively engaged in, and make better decisions about your health care.
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Massachusetts CHIA Apr 26
ICYMI – You can actively engage provider quality data through our new user-friendly web app. Explore performance of individual provider organizations, health care systems, or at a statewide level. CHIA publishes “A Focus on Provider Quality” at
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Massachusetts CHIA Apr 25
Improvements in patient-centered care have been linked with better outcomes. Massachusetts patients had high ratings for doctor & nurse communication, but poorer ratings on communications on medicines & care transitions. See full CHIA report @
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