Health Care in Massachusetts

What is the Actual State Cost of MassHealth in 2018?

Since Medicaid is a partnership between state and federal governments, much of this essential health care coverage is actually paid for by the federal government. The Governor's proposed Fiscal Year 2018 budget includes approximately $16.6 billion for MassHealth. This total (or gross amount) is approximately 37 percent of total state budget appropriations. The federal government then reimburses Massachusetts for more than half of this spending. After receiving these reimbursements, the state's net cost for MassHealth is $8.0 billion, 24 percent of the total net budget. Read More

Health Care Reports

Analyzing the House FY 2017 Budget

April 29, 2016 | READ ONLINE | PDF | Budget Monitor

The House FY 2014 Budget for Health Care

May 8, 2013 | PDF | Budget Brief

Health Care in the Governor's FY 2014 Budget

February 22, 2013 | PDF | Budget Brief

Mid-Year Budget Cuts for FY 2013

December 4, 2012 | READ ONLINE | Factsheet

Health Care in the Senate Budget Proposal

June 6, 2012 | PDF | Budget Brief

Health Care in the House Budget Proposal

May 7, 2012 | PDF | Budget Brief

The Governor's Health Care Budget Proposal

February 28, 2012 | PDF | Budget Brief

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