CHART eligibility is established through criteria specified through regulation (958 CMR 5.00, below) and Chapter 224. The three eligibility requirements that the HPC must apply when determining which hospitals may receive funds are as follows: 

(1) those that are not a major teaching hospital;
(2) those whose relative prices are lower than the statewide median relative price; and,
(3) those that are non-profit.

Final CHART Investment Program Regulation pdf format of    CHART Investment Program Regulation