• The APCD is comprised of medical, pharmacy, and dental claims, as well as information about member eligibility, benefit design, and providers for all payers covering Massachusetts residents. The APCD streamlines required data submissions for payers and also affords a deep understanding of the Massachusetts health care system by providing access to timely, comprehensive, and detailed data. The APCD is an essential tool to improve quality, reduce costs, and promote transparency.

  • APCD Introduction

    The Center for Health Information and Analysis (CHIA) offers a variety of data and analytic products to support continual improvement in health care quality, affordability, access, and outcomes. The Massachusetts All-Payer Claims Database (MA APCD) is critical to this effort, enabling CHIA and its partners and customers to pursue a wide variety of projects, including complex research and analyses that support state agency operations and enhance the ability of payers and providers to deliver care.

  • Accessing the APCD

    Learn how to apply for Massachusetts APCD data as well as review and comment on data applications

  • Submitting Data to the APCD

    See APCD regulations, data submission guidelines, quality assurance edit, data dictionaries, and database schema. Please note that the Version 4.0 All-Payer Claims Database User Submission Guides are finalized and available for downloading

  • Center for Health Information and Analysis APCD Overview

    Overview of The Massachusetts All Payer Claims Database

    CHIA offers a variety of data and analytic products to support improvement in health care quality, affordability, access, and outcomes. The Massachusetts All-Payer Claims Database (MA APCD) enables CHIA and its partners and customers to pursue a wide variety of projects, including complex research and analyses that support state agency operations and enhance the ability of payers and providers to deliver care. This paper provides an overview of the MA APCD, beginning with a history, then covering what is included in the database as well as how CHIA manages and uses the database to promote the public interest.

  • Friendly URL: http://www.mass.gov/chia/apcd

    Use www.mass.gov/chia/apcd to access this page directly.