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Public Health

funding levels adjusted for inflation (cpi)

  • Funding History
Adjusted for inflation (cpi) NOT adjusted
FY18 HWM$616,420,383$616,420,383
FY17$618,401,121$604,397,036
FY16$632,492,526$607,152,491
FY15$590,382,662$562,939,659
FY14$625,491,787$592,160,440
FY13$581,245,406$541,844,276
FY12$594,056,778$544,673,870
FY11$580,621,264$517,120,769
FY10$604,578,148$527,983,703
FY09$678,125,281$586,440,993
FY08$686,628,498$585,593,412
FY07$662,015,061$544,405,786
FY06$586,559,675$470,136,914
FY05$557,855,414$430,853,961
FY04$523,988,319$392,892,440
FY03$550,079,778$403,554,463
FY02$711,039,311$510,395,072
FY01$772,274,739$544,705,423
  • See Changes in Funding
Between and
Funding for Public Health
9.9%

comparisons adjusted for inflation (cpi)

Adjusted for inflation (cpi) NOT adjusted
FY18 HWM$616,420,383$616,420,383
FY18 Gov$612,068,093$612,068,093
FY17$618,401,121$604,397,036

funding levels adjusted for inflation (cpi)

  • Active Line Items
  • All Line Items
FY16FY17FY18 GovFY18 HWM
Substance Abuse Services Fund$5,208,679$5,115,852$5,000,000$5,000,000
Women's Preventive Health Reserve$0$306,951$0$0
Health Policy Commission Substance Abuse$625,042$0$0$0
Safe and Successful Youth Initiative$6,281,667$6,650,607$6,500,000$6,000,000
Crossroads$0$25,579$0$0
Food Protection Program Retained Revenue$155,650$152,876$149,414$149,414
SEAL Dental Program$928,485$911,937$891,286$891,286
Pharmaceutical Regulation Retained Revenue$284,457$74,754$73,061$73,061
Public Health Critical Operations and Essential Services$20,332,062$18,265,713$17,717,687$17,717,688
Community Health Center Services$1,428,117$1,354,445$692,354$692,354
Postpartum Depression Pilot Program$208,347$0$0$0
Environmental Health Assessment and Compliance$4,532,375$3,927,495$3,738,321$3,738,322
Nuclear Power Reactor Monitoring Fee Revenue$1,965,312$1,702,548$1,663,993$1,663,993
Prescription Drug Registration Revenue$1,368,027$1,053,538$1,029,680$1,029,680
Division of Health Care Quality and Improvement$12,831,657$10,829,493$11,403,176$11,403,176
Div. of Health Care Quality Facility Licensing Revenue$2,584,631$2,177,615$3,128,302$2,878,302
Board of Registration in Nursing$1,015,027$874,738$657,782$657,782
Board of Registration in Pharmacy$1,345,936$1,234,969$1,164,216$1,164,216
Board of Registration in Medicine and Acupuncture$1,002,317$169,542$170,539$170,538
Board of Registration in Medicine RR$313,045$307,466$300,503$300,503
Health Boards of Registration$348,648$367,184$358,869$358,869
Regional Emergency Medical Services$866,682$851,236$831,959$831,959
Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner & Pediatric SANE$4,539,748$4,737,738$4,728,855$4,728,855
ALS Registry$260,434$268,965$267,439$267,439
Down Syndrome Clinic$156,260$0$0$0
HIV/AIDS Prevention Treatment and Services$34,502,292$32,963,594$28,334,416$29,334,416
HIV/AIDS Drug Program Manufacturer Rebates Retained Revenue$7,813,019$7,673,778$7,500,000$7,500,000
Bureau of Substance Abuse Services$118,174,415$127,138,110$122,675,888$126,700,888
Substance Abuse Step-Down Recovery Services$5,000,332$5,021,904$4,908,180$4,908,180
Secure Treatment Facilities for Opiate Addiction$2,083,472$2,046,341$2,000,000$2,000,000
Substance Abuse Family Intervention Program$1,562,604$1,534,756$1,485,000$1,485,000
Nasal Narcan Pilot Expansion$1,041,736$1,023,170$1,000,000$1,000,000
Recovery High Schools$3,229,381$3,171,828$3,100,000$3,100,000
Compulsive Behavior Treatment Program Retained Revenue$1,562,604$1,023,170$1,500,000$1,500,000
Dental Health Services$2,121,170$1,708,333$1,672,529$1,672,529
Family Planning (Family Health Services)$5,859,692$5,657,832$4,829,544$5,156,832
Women, Infants, and Children Program (WIC) $13,060,065$12,827,313$12,236,830$12,236,830
WIC Program Manufacturer Rebates$28,751,910$26,193,161$26,800,000$26,800,000
Early Intervention$29,585,473$29,211,684$31,123,238$31,123,238
Newborn Hearing Screening Program$79,951$82,690$82,396$82,396
Suicide Prevention and Intervention Program$4,531,551$4,226,459$4,140,051$4,140,051
Samaritans, Inc. Suicide Prevention$0$0$0$400,000
Services to Survivors of Homicide Victims$208,347$102,317$100,000$100,000
Health Promotion and Disease Prevention$4,117,342$3,682,400$3,460,977$3,510,977
Stroke Treatment and Ongoing Prevention Program$520,868$-286,488$0$0
Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Prevention$6,752,603$31,433,996$31,335,559$31,335,559
Healthy Relationships Grant Program$156,260$0$0$0
Blood Lead Testing$1,173,640$1,161,025$1,134,733$1,134,733
State Laboratory and Communicable Disease Control Services$13,153,991$12,567,241$12,520,173$12,520,173
STI Billing Retained Revenue$677,128$665,061$650,000$650,000
Matching funds for a Federal Emergency Preparedness Grant$2,037,438$1,557,525$1,541,815$1,541,815
State Laboratory Tuberculosis Testing Fee Retained Revenue$288,164$284,357$277,918$277,918
Mobile Integrated Health Retained Revenue$0$0$1,000,000$1,000,000
Home Health Agency Licensure Retained Revenue$0$0$2,300,000$1,300,000
Health Care Industry Plan Review Retained Revenue$0$0$400,000$400,000
Registry of Vital Records and Statistics Fee Retained Revenue$712,073$629,959$615,693$615,693
Teenage Pregnancy Prevention Program$2,668,888$2,482,131$2,408,251$2,408,251
Infection Prevention Program$298,200$0$0$0
Universal Immunization Program$2,312,949$2,310,113$2,292,039$2,292,039
Public Health Evaluation Grant Program$260,434$-255,793$0$0
School-Based Health Programs$12,741,444$12,209,318$11,944,395$11,944,396
Tobacco Cessation and Prevention Programs$4,027,451$3,955,675$3,833,878$3,833,878
Western Mass. Hospital Federal Reimbursement$23,219,510$22,664,105$22,671,944$22,671,943
Shattuck Private Medical Vendor Retained Revenue$529,136$519,706$507,937$507,937
Public Health Hospitals$164,686,354$157,661,709$156,920,732$156,920,732
Shattuck Hospital Dept. of Correction Inmate Revenue$4,742,171$4,657,657$4,552,181$4,552,181
SOPS Department of Correction Retained Revenue$18,751,246$26,295,478$27,056,732$27,056,732
Tewksbury Hospital RR$1,929,629$1,895,239$1,852,322$1,852,322
Prostate Cancer Research Program$520,868$306,951$0$300,000
Municipal Naloxone Bulk Purchase Program$104,174$0$0$0
Pediatric Palliative Care$1,875,125$1,846,391$1,806,334$1,806,334
Youth Violence Prevention Grants$1,390,143$1,368,106$1,339,227$1,339,228
Youth-At-Risk Matching Grants$4,114,857$2,148,658$2,100,000$2,100,000
Tewksbury Hospital DDS Client Retained Revenue$3,739,566$3,672,921$3,589,745$3,589,745
Support Services for People at Risk of Domestic Violence$27,240,252$0$0$0
FY16FY17FY18 GovFY18 HWM
Substance Abuse Services Fund$0$0$0$0
Substance Abuse Services Fund$5,208,679$5,115,852$5,000,000$5,000,000
End of Life Care Commission$0$0$0$0
DPH Grant Program$0$0$0$0
Women's Preventive Health Reserve$0$306,951$0$0
H1N1 Reserve$0$0$0$0
Health Policy Commission Substance Abuse$625,042$0$0$0
Safe and Successful Youth Initiative$6,281,667$6,650,607$6,500,000$6,000,000
Crossroads$0$25,579$0$0
Youth-At-Risk Matching Grants$0$0$0$0
Youth-At-Risk Grants$0$0$0$0
Youth-At-Risk Matching Grants$0$0$0$0
Betsy Lehman Center$0$0$0$0
Food Protection Program Retained Revenue$155,650$152,876$149,414$149,414
SEAL Dental Program$928,485$911,937$891,286$891,286
Pharmaceutical Regulation Retained Revenue$284,457$74,754$73,061$73,061
Health Facility Licensing and Inspections Revenue$0$0$0$0
Public Health Critical Operations and Essential Services$20,332,062$18,265,713$17,717,687$17,717,688
End of Life Care Commission Retained Revenue$0$0$0$0
Community Health Center Services$1,428,117$1,354,445$692,354$692,354
Postpartum Depression Pilot Program$208,347$0$0$0
CenterCare Program at Community Health Centers$0$0$0$0
Environmental Health Assessment and Compliance$4,532,375$3,927,495$3,738,321$3,738,322
Nuclear Power Reactor Monitoring Fee Revenue$1,965,312$1,702,548$1,663,993$1,663,993
Prescription Drug Registration Revenue$1,368,027$1,053,538$1,029,680$1,029,680
Seabrook Monitoring$0$0$0$0
Division of Health Care Quality and Improvement$12,831,657$10,829,493$11,403,176$11,403,176
Office of Patient Protection$0$0$0$0
Div. of Health Care Quality Facility Licensing Revenue$2,584,631$2,177,615$3,128,302$2,878,302
Primary Care Center and Loan Forgiveness Program$0$0$0$0
Academic Detailing Program$0$0$0$0
Certified Nurse's Aide Scholarships Fund$0$0$0$0
Board of Registration in Nursing$1,015,027$874,738$657,782$657,782
Board of Registration in Pharmacy$1,345,936$1,234,969$1,164,216$1,164,216
Board of Registration in Medicine and Acupuncture$1,002,317$169,542$170,539$170,538
Board of Registration in Medicine RR$313,045$307,466$300,503$300,503
Health Boards of Registration$348,648$367,184$358,869$358,869
Board of Registration in Medicine Fee Retained Revenue$0$0$0$0
Determination of Need Program$0$0$0$0
Regional Emergency Medical Services$866,682$851,236$831,959$831,959
Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner & Pediatric SANE$4,539,748$4,737,738$4,728,855$4,728,855
Pediatric Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Program$0$0$0$0
ALS Registry$260,434$268,965$267,439$267,439
Down Syndrome Clinic$156,260$0$0$0
Community Health Center Dental Clinics$0$0$0$0
HIV/AIDS Prevention Treatment and Services$34,502,292$32,963,594$28,334,416$29,334,416
HIV/AIDS Drug Program Manufacturer Rebates Retained Revenue$7,813,019$7,673,778$7,500,000$7,500,000
AIDS Rental Subsidy$0$0$0$0
Bureau of Substance Abuse Services$118,174,415$127,138,110$122,675,888$126,700,888
Substance Abuse Step-Down Recovery Services$5,000,332$5,021,904$4,908,180$4,908,180
Secure Treatment Facilities for Opiate Addiction$2,083,472$2,046,341$2,000,000$2,000,000
Substance Abuse Family Intervention Program$1,562,604$1,534,756$1,485,000$1,485,000
Nasal Narcan Pilot Expansion$1,041,736$1,023,170$1,000,000$1,000,000
Sober Homes$0$0$0$0
Substance Abuse Treatment Trust Fund$0$0$0$0
Recovery High Schools$3,229,381$3,171,828$3,100,000$3,100,000
Compulsive Behavior Treatment Program Retained Revenue$1,562,604$1,023,170$1,500,000$1,500,000
Dental Health Services$2,121,170$1,708,333$1,672,529$1,672,529
Family Planning Expansion$0$0$0$0
Family Planning (Family Health Services)$5,859,692$5,657,832$4,829,544$5,156,832
Domestic Violence Community Education$0$0$0$0
Women, Infants, and Children Program (WIC) $13,060,065$12,827,313$12,236,830$12,236,830
Early Intervention Services Medicaid Reimbursement Retained Revenue$0$0$0$0
WIC Program Manufacturer Rebates$28,751,910$26,193,161$26,800,000$26,800,000
Early Intervention$29,585,473$29,211,684$31,123,238$31,123,238
Early Intervention Staff Rate Increase$0$0$0$0
Community Domestic Violence Programs$0$0$0$0
Newborn Hearing Screening Program$79,951$82,690$82,396$82,396
Shaken Baby Syndrome Prevention Program$0$0$0$0
Suicide Prevention and Intervention Program$4,531,551$4,226,459$4,140,051$4,140,051
Samaritans, Inc. Suicide Prevention$0$0$0$400,000
Services to Survivors of Homicide Victims$208,347$102,317$100,000$100,000
Osteoporosis Prevention$0$0$0$0
Health Promotion and Disease Prevention$4,117,342$3,682,400$3,460,977$3,510,977
Prostate Cancer Screening Program$0$0$0$0
Colorectal Cancer Prevention$0$0$0$0
Hepatitis C Prevention, Education and Treatment$0$0$0$0
Multiple Sclerosis Screening, Education and Treatment$0$0$0$0
Renal Disease Program$0$0$0$0
Organ Transplants$0$0$0$0
Neurofibromatosis Awareness$0$0$0$0
Cardiac Surgery Data Program$0$0$0$0
Stroke Treatment and Ongoing Prevention Program$520,868$-286,488$0$0
Ovarian Cancer Screening$0$0$0$0
Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Prevention$6,752,603$31,433,996$31,335,559$31,335,559
Healthy Relationships Grant Program$156,260$0$0$0
Blood Lead Testing$1,173,640$1,161,025$1,134,733$1,134,733
Diabetes Screening and Outreach$0$0$0$0
State Laboratory and Communicable Disease Control Services$13,153,991$12,567,241$12,520,173$12,520,173
State Laboratory Facility Staff UMass Medical$0$0$0$0
DPH Amherst Drug Lab Refurbishment$0$0$0$0
STI Billing Retained Revenue$677,128$665,061$650,000$650,000
Matching funds for a Federal Emergency Preparedness Grant$2,037,438$1,557,525$1,541,815$1,541,815
State Laboratory Tuberculosis Testing Fee Retained Revenue$288,164$284,357$277,918$277,918
Mobile Integrated Health Retained Revenue$0$0$1,000,000$1,000,000
Home Health Agency Licensure Retained Revenue$0$0$2,300,000$1,300,000
Health Care Industry Plan Review Retained Revenue$0$0$400,000$400,000
Health Statistics Division$0$0$0$0
Registry of Vital Records and Statistics Fee Retained Revenue$712,073$629,959$615,693$615,693
Teenage Pregnancy Prevention Program$2,668,888$2,482,131$2,408,251$2,408,251
Early Breast Cancer Detection$0$0$0$0
Infection Prevention Program$298,200$0$0$0
Universal Immunization Program$2,312,949$2,310,113$2,292,039$2,292,039
Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine$0$0$0$0
Childhood Vaccine Program$0$0$0$0
Homeless Respite Services$0$0$0$0
Public Health Evaluation Grant Program$260,434$-255,793$0$0
Smoking Prevention and Cessation Program Expansion$0$0$0$0
School-Based Health Programs$12,741,444$12,209,318$11,944,395$11,944,396
Tobacco Cessation and Prevention Programs$4,027,451$3,955,675$3,833,878$3,833,878
School Health Service Retained Revenue$0$0$0$0
School-Based Health Centers$0$0$0$0
School Health Services$0$0$0$0
Hospital Bureau$0$0$0$0
Tewksbury State Hospital$0$0$0$0
Mass. Hospital School$0$0$0$0
Lemuel Shattuck Hospital$0$0$0$0
Western Mass. Hospital Federal Reimbursement$23,219,510$22,664,105$22,671,944$22,671,943
Shattuck Private Medical Vendor Retained Revenue$529,136$519,706$507,937$507,937
Direct Care Staff Recruitment$0$0$0$0
Public Health Hospitals$164,686,354$157,661,709$156,920,732$156,920,732
Public Hospital Medical Equipment and Facility Repair$0$0$0$0
Shattuck Hospital Dept. of Correction Inmate Revenue$4,742,171$4,657,657$4,552,181$4,552,181
SOPS Department of Correction Retained Revenue$18,751,246$26,295,478$27,056,732$27,056,732
Western Massachusetts Hospital Expansion$0$0$0$0
Tewksbury Hospital RR$1,929,629$1,895,239$1,852,322$1,852,322
Prostate Cancer Research Program$520,868$306,951$0$300,000
Municipal Naloxone Bulk Purchase Program$104,174$0$0$0
Pediatric Palliative Care$1,875,125$1,846,391$1,806,334$1,806,334
Youth Violence Prevention Grants$1,390,143$1,368,106$1,339,227$1,339,228
Youth-At-Risk Matching Grants$4,114,857$2,148,658$2,100,000$2,100,000
Tewksbury Hospital DDS Client Retained Revenue$3,739,566$3,672,921$3,589,745$3,589,745
New Chardon Street Shelter$0$0$0$0
Support Services for People at Risk of Domestic Violence$27,240,252$0$0$0
Domestic Violence Specialists$0$0$0$0
Domestic Violence Housing$0$0$0$0
Board of Registration in Nursing$0$0$0$0
Board of Registration in Pharmacy$0$0$0$0
Board of Registration in Medicine$0$0$0$0
Physician Profile$0$0$0$0
School-Based Health Education$0$0$0$0