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Our mission is to monitor the Massachusetts health care system and to provide reliable information and meaningful analysis for those seeking to improve health care quality, affordability, access, and outcomes.

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Provider Price Variation for Mammography Services

This brief examines the provider payment and utilization variation on screening and diagnostic mammography procedures.  The data source of this analysis is based on the CY2012 paid claims for Massachusetts commercially insured members of the top 3 payers (BCBS, Tufts, & HPHC) from the Massachusetts All-Payer Claims Database (MA APCD).

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Massachusetts Health Coverage: Enrollment Trends
(October 2014 Edition)

From December 2013 to July 2014, as key provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) were implemented, enrollment in Massachusetts commercial and public health insurance programs increased by 292,656 members. 

Growth was driven by additional enrollees in Massachusetts public programs, while commercial enrollment held near 2013 levels.

This CHIA briefing pdf format of enrollment-trends-brief-oct-2014.pdf
has been released with a DataBook xlsx format of enrollment-trends-datbaook-oct-2014.xlsx
, Chartpack pptx format of enrollment-trends-chartpack-oct-2014.pptx
, and Technical Notes pdf format of enrollment-trends-tech-notes-oct-2014.pdf
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