CHART Eligibility

Eligibility criteria for the Community Hospital Acceleration, Revitalization, and Transformation (CHART) investment program

CHART eligibility was established through criteria specified through regulation (958 CMR 5.00, below) and by Chapter 224. The three eligibility requirements that the HPC applied 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.