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Public Health

funding levels adjusted for inflation (CPI)

  • Funding History
Adjusted for inflation (CPI) NOT adjusted
FY21 Gov$719,400,172$719,400,172
FY20$768,562,731$750,351,529
FY19$697,056,341$666,526,002
FY18$655,616,933$614,173,687
FY17$656,949,166$601,897,036
FY16$670,852,527$603,452,491
FY15$630,029,443$562,939,659
FY14$666,870,800$591,660,440
FY13$620,224,684$541,844,276
FY12$633,863,238$544,580,870
FY11$619,466,539$517,027,769
FY10$645,142,233$527,983,703
FY09$723,315,520$586,190,993
FY08$732,697,739$585,593,412
FY07$706,432,867$544,405,786
FY06$625,914,813$470,136,914
FY05$595,284,644$430,853,961
FY04$559,145,241$392,892,440
FY03$586,987,302$403,554,463
FY02$758,746,392$510,395,072
FY01$824,090,403$544,705,423
  • See Changes in Funding
Between and
Funding for Public Health
4.9%

comparisons adjusted for inflation (CPI)

Adjusted for inflation (CPI) NOT adjusted
FY21 Gov$719,400,172$719,400,172
FY20$768,562,731$750,351,529

funding levels adjusted for inflation (CPI)

  • Active Line Items
  • All Line Items
FY18FY19FY20FY21 Gov
Marijuana Public Awareness Campaign$0$2,091,610$1,024,270$0
Community Behavioral Health Promotion and Prevention Trust Fund$0$0$204,854$0
Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Trust Fund$0$0$2,765,530$2,700,000
Family Planning Reserve$0$8,366,441$0$0
COVID-19 Prevention, Treatment, Awareness$0$0$15,364,053$0
Safe and Successful Youth Initiative$7,813,939$8,518,083$10,698,503$10,000,000
Office of Health Equity$0$104,581$102,427$100,000
Food Protection Program Retained Revenue$159,496$158,126$165,743$162,229
SEAL Dental Program$951,428$934,521$917,808$896,060
Pharmaceutical Regulation Retained Revenue$77,991$77,111$75,524$73,734
Public Health Critical Operations and Essential Services$18,614,929$18,459,278$20,003,118$20,378,620
Community Health Center Services$1,566,368$1,337,222$3,496,524$2,016,114
Postpartum Depression Pilot Program$53,374$209,161$307,281$0
Environmental Health Assessment and Compliance$3,937,203$4,241,436$4,398,759$5,516,490
Nuclear Power Reactor Monitoring Fee Revenue$1,776,276$1,853,493$1,941,084$1,916,576
Prescription Drug Registration Revenue$1,099,161$1,085,284$1,114,717$1,103,078
Division of Health Care Quality and Improvement$11,351,831$11,867,428$13,243,680$13,547,011
Div. of Health Care Quality Facility Licensing Revenue$2,271,916$3,260,951$3,305,763$3,287,324
Board of Registration in Nursing$702,168$700,915$853,688$852,327
Board of Registration in Pharmacy$1,205,492$1,170,182$1,284,087$1,276,809
Board of Registration in Medicine and Acupuncture$176,884$159,773$177,285$177,332
Board of Registration in Medicine RR$320,780$314,268$307,796$300,503
Health Boards of Registration$371,592$374,349$437,037$443,172
Regional Emergency Medical Services$861,455$843,965$929,013$500,000
Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner & Pediatric SANE$5,171,419$5,380,166$6,662,410$5,968,984
ALS Registry$280,612$279,664$294,182$290,027
Down Syndrome Clinic$106,748$156,871$153,641$0
HIV/AIDS Prevention Treatment and Services$32,915,062$32,246,792$31,502,258$30,761,580
HIV/AIDS Drug Program Manufacturer Rebates Retained Revenue$8,006,085$7,843,539$15,364,053$15,000,000
Bureau of Substance Abuse Services$141,521,851$148,361,537$153,830,760$153,071,697
Substance Abuse Step-Down Recovery Services$5,239,374$5,133,000$5,027,303$4,908,180
Secure Treatment Facilities for Opiate Addiction$2,070,907$5,229,026$2,048,540$2,000,000
Substance Abuse Family Intervention Program$1,537,649$1,506,430$1,501,017$1,440,450
Nasal Narcan Pilot Expansion$1,035,454$1,066,721$1,065,241$1,020,000
Substance Abuse Grants$1,046,128$3,957,327$4,301,935$0
Harm Reduction through Syringe Access$0$0$5,121,351$4,700,000
Compulsive Behavior Treatment Program Retained Revenue$1,334,348$1,568,708$1,024,270$1,000,000
Dental Health Services$2,158,817$2,117,772$2,158,208$1,734,246
Family Health Services$6,096,911$6,588,573$7,430,291$13,703,566
Women, Infants, and Children Program (WIC) $12,670,671$12,413,420$12,157,806$11,911,761
WIC Program Manufacturer Rebates$28,608,412$29,700,867$29,089,274$27,400,000
Early Intervention$31,277,285$30,642,266$31,573,575$35,366,159
Newborn Hearing Screening Program$86,270$85,278$89,509$87,463
Suicide Prevention and Intervention Program$4,579,535$4,696,489$5,219,038$4,779,762
Samaritans, Inc. Suicide Prevention$426,991$418,322$409,708$400,000
Services to Survivors of Homicide Victims$213,496$209,161$204,854$200,000
Health Promotion and Disease Prevention$4,388,378$4,245,309$4,323,014$3,457,519
Stroke Treatment and Ongoing Prevention Program$213,496$522,903$512,135$0
Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Prevention$33,471,371$39,031,417$39,097,160$39,851,295
Healthy Relationships Grant Program$53,374$156,871$1,024,270$1,000,000
Blood Lead Testing$1,211,303$1,189,179$1,206,208$1,200,727
State Laboratory and Communicable Disease Control Services$13,164,831$12,897,547$15,323,067$16,999,953
STI Billing Retained Revenue$693,861$1,045,805$1,025,673$1,001,867
Matching funds for a Federal Emergency Preparedness Grant$1,624,973$1,578,481$1,555,104$1,519,315
State Laboratory Tuberculosis Testing Fee Retained Revenue$296,671$292,489$292,817$292,546
Mobile Integrated Health Retained Revenue$266,870$0$276,553$270,000
Home Health Agency Licensure Retained Revenue$1,067,478$0$0$0
Health Care Industry Plan Review Retained Revenue$213,496$209,161$242,029$401,141
Registry of Vital Records and Statistics Fee Retained Revenue$657,239$653,851$869,591$855,744
Teenage Pregnancy Prevention Program$2,493,632$3,137,416$3,072,811$3,117,548
Universal Immunization Program$2,410,150$2,380,429$2,306,201$2,293,688
School-Based Health Programs$12,883,814$13,324,557$13,698,163$12,055,954
Tobacco Cessation and Prevention Programs$3,969,804$4,412,118$4,729,803$4,618,155
Western Mass. Hospital Federal Reimbursement$24,179,298$24,116,667$24,813,072$24,703,932
Shattuck Private Medical Vendor Retained Revenue$542,212$531,203$520,265$507,937
Public Health Hospitals$165,886,499$165,502,895$168,465,174$165,777,257
Shattuck Hospital Dept. of Correction Inmate Revenue$4,859,353$4,760,694$4,662,663$4,552,181
SOPS Department of Correction Retained Revenue$26,747,512$28,194,077$29,713,985$28,741,278
Tewksbury Hospital RR$1,977,313$1,945,654$1,972,447$1,934,285
Prostate Cancer Research Program$587,113$836,644$819,416$0
Municipal Naloxone Bulk Purchase Program$0$0$512,135$500,000
Pediatric Palliative Care$2,782,204$3,990,848$4,932,940$4,816,582
Violent Crime Prevention Pilot$0$2,091,610$18,969,894$0
Youth Violence Prevention Grants$1,427,351$2,091,610$2,057,230$2,009,182
Youth-At-Risk Matching Grants$4,019,055$5,206,176$7,282,561$1,400,000
Tewksbury Hospital DDS Client Retained Revenue$3,831,974$3,792,264$3,853,307$3,789,691
Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Opioid Commission$0$52,290$51,214$50,000
Public Health Trust Fund Tax Transfer$0$3,136,069$11,034,059$10,691,141
FY18FY19FY20FY21 Gov
Marijuana Public Awareness Campaign$0$2,091,610$1,024,270$0
Substance Use Prevention Trust Fund$0$0$0$0
Substance Abuse Services Fund$0$0$0$0
Community Behavioral Health Promotion and Prevention Trust Fund$0$0$204,854$0
Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Trust Fund$0$0$2,765,530$2,700,000
Substance Abuse Services Fund$0$0$0$0
Family Planning Reserve$0$8,366,441$0$0
End of Life Care Commission$0$0$0$0
DPH Grant Program$0$0$0$0
Women's Preventive Health Reserve$0$0$0$0
H1N1 Reserve$0$0$0$0
COVID-19 Prevention, Treatment, Awareness$0$0$15,364,053$0
Health Policy Commission Substance Abuse$0$0$0$0
Safe and Successful Youth Initiative$7,813,939$8,518,083$10,698,503$10,000,000
Crossroads$0$0$0$0
Office of Health Equity$0$104,581$102,427$100,000
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$159,496$158,126$165,743$162,229
SEAL Dental Program$951,428$934,521$917,808$896,060
Pharmaceutical Regulation Retained Revenue$77,991$77,111$75,524$73,734
Health Facility Licensing and Inspections Revenue$0$0$0$0
Public Health Critical Operations and Essential Services$18,614,929$18,459,278$20,003,118$20,378,620
End of Life Care Commission Retained Revenue$0$0$0$0
Community Health Center Services$1,566,368$1,337,222$3,496,524$2,016,114
Postpartum Depression Pilot Program$53,374$209,161$307,281$0
CenterCare Program at Community Health Centers$0$0$0$0
Environmental Health Assessment and Compliance$3,937,203$4,241,436$4,398,759$5,516,490
Nuclear Power Reactor Monitoring Fee Revenue$1,776,276$1,853,493$1,941,084$1,916,576
Prescription Drug Registration Revenue$1,099,161$1,085,284$1,114,717$1,103,078
Seabrook Monitoring$0$0$0$0
Division of Health Care Quality and Improvement$11,351,831$11,867,428$13,243,680$13,547,011
Office of Patient Protection$0$0$0$0
Div. of Health Care Quality Facility Licensing Revenue$2,271,916$3,260,951$3,305,763$3,287,324
Primary Care Center and Loan Forgiveness Program$0$0$0$0
Certified Nurse's Aide Scholarships Fund$0$0$0$0
Board of Registration in Nursing$702,168$700,915$853,688$852,327
Board of Registration in Pharmacy$1,205,492$1,170,182$1,284,087$1,276,809
Board of Registration in Medicine and Acupuncture$176,884$159,773$177,285$177,332
Board of Registration in Medicine RR$320,780$314,268$307,796$300,503
Health Boards of Registration$371,592$374,349$437,037$443,172
Board of Registration in Medicine Fee Retained Revenue$0$0$0$0
Determination of Need Program$0$0$0$0
Regional Emergency Medical Services$861,455$843,965$929,013$500,000
Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner & Pediatric SANE$5,171,419$5,380,166$6,662,410$5,968,984
Pediatric Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Program$0$0$0$0
ALS Registry$280,612$279,664$294,182$290,027
Down Syndrome Clinic$106,748$156,871$153,641$0
Community Health Center Dental Clinics$0$0$0$0
HIV/AIDS Prevention Treatment and Services$32,915,062$32,246,792$31,502,258$30,761,580
HIV/AIDS Drug Program Manufacturer Rebates Retained Revenue$8,006,085$7,843,539$15,364,053$15,000,000
AIDS Rental Subsidy$0$0$0$0
Bureau of Substance Abuse Services$141,521,851$148,361,537$153,830,760$153,071,697
Substance Abuse Step-Down Recovery Services$5,239,374$5,133,000$5,027,303$4,908,180
Secure Treatment Facilities for Opiate Addiction$2,070,907$5,229,026$2,048,540$2,000,000
Substance Abuse Family Intervention Program$1,537,649$1,506,430$1,501,017$1,440,450
Nasal Narcan Pilot Expansion$1,035,454$1,066,721$1,065,241$1,020,000
Sober Homes$0$0$0$0
Substance Abuse Grants$1,046,128$3,957,327$4,301,935$0
Harm Reduction through Syringe Access$0$0$5,121,351$4,700,000
Substance Abuse Treatment Trust Fund$0$0$0$0
Compulsive Behavior Treatment Program Retained Revenue$1,334,348$1,568,708$1,024,270$1,000,000
Dental Health Services$2,158,817$2,117,772$2,158,208$1,734,246
Family Planning Expansion$0$0$0$0
Family Health Services$6,096,911$6,588,573$7,430,291$13,703,566
Domestic Violence Community Education$0$0$0$0
Women, Infants, and Children Program (WIC) $12,670,671$12,413,420$12,157,806$11,911,761
Early Intervention Services Medicaid Reimbursement Retained Revenue$0$0$0$0
WIC Program Manufacturer Rebates$28,608,412$29,700,867$29,089,274$27,400,000
Early Intervention$31,277,285$30,642,266$31,573,575$35,366,159
Early Intervention Staff Rate Increase$0$0$0$0
Community Domestic Violence Programs$0$0$0$0
Newborn Hearing Screening Program$86,270$85,278$89,509$87,463
Shaken Baby Syndrome Prevention Program$0$0$0$0
Suicide Prevention and Intervention Program$4,579,535$4,696,489$5,219,038$4,779,762
Samaritans, Inc. Suicide Prevention$426,991$418,322$409,708$400,000
Services to Survivors of Homicide Victims$213,496$209,161$204,854$200,000
Osteoporosis Prevention$0$0$0$0
Health Promotion and Disease Prevention$4,388,378$4,245,309$4,323,014$3,457,519
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$213,496$522,903$512,135$0
Ovarian Cancer Screening$0$0$0$0
Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Prevention$33,471,371$39,031,417$39,097,160$39,851,295
Healthy Relationships Grant Program$53,374$156,871$1,024,270$1,000,000
Blood Lead Testing$1,211,303$1,189,179$1,206,208$1,200,727
Diabetes Screening and Outreach$0$0$0$0
State Laboratory and Communicable Disease Control Services$13,164,831$12,897,547$15,323,067$16,999,953
State Laboratory Facility Staff UMass Medical$0$0$0$0
DPH Amherst Drug Lab Refurbishment$0$0$0$0
STI Billing Retained Revenue$693,861$1,045,805$1,025,673$1,001,867
Matching funds for a Federal Emergency Preparedness Grant$1,624,973$1,578,481$1,555,104$1,519,315
State Laboratory Tuberculosis Testing Fee Retained Revenue$296,671$292,489$292,817$292,546
Mobile Integrated Health Retained Revenue$266,870$0$276,553$270,000
Home Health Agency Licensure Retained Revenue$1,067,478$0$0$0
Health Care Industry Plan Review Retained Revenue$213,496$209,161$242,029$401,141
Health Statistics Division$0$0$0$0
Registry of Vital Records and Statistics Fee Retained Revenue$657,239$653,851$869,591$855,744
Teenage Pregnancy Prevention Program$2,493,632$3,137,416$3,072,811$3,117,548
Early Breast Cancer Detection$0$0$0$0
Infection Prevention Program$0$0$0$0
Universal Immunization Program$2,410,150$2,380,429$2,306,201$2,293,688
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$0$0$0$0
Smoking Prevention and Cessation Program Expansion$0$0$0$0
School-Based Health Programs$12,883,814$13,324,557$13,698,163$12,055,954
Tobacco Cessation and Prevention Programs$3,969,804$4,412,118$4,729,803$4,618,155
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$24,179,298$24,116,667$24,813,072$24,703,932
Shattuck Private Medical Vendor Retained Revenue$542,212$531,203$520,265$507,937
Direct Care Staff Recruitment$0$0$0$0
Public Health Hospitals$165,886,499$165,502,895$168,465,174$165,777,257
Public Hospital Medical Equipment and Facility Repair$0$0$0$0
Shattuck Hospital Dept. of Correction Inmate Revenue$4,859,353$4,760,694$4,662,663$4,552,181
SOPS Department of Correction Retained Revenue$26,747,512$28,194,077$29,713,985$28,741,278
Western Massachusetts Hospital Expansion$0$0$0$0
Tewksbury Hospital RR$1,977,313$1,945,654$1,972,447$1,934,285
Prostate Cancer Research Program$587,113$836,644$819,416$0
Municipal Naloxone Bulk Purchase Program$0$0$512,135$500,000
Pediatric Palliative Care$2,782,204$3,990,848$4,932,940$4,816,582
Violent Crime Prevention Pilot$0$2,091,610$18,969,894$0
Youth Violence Prevention Grants$1,427,351$2,091,610$2,057,230$2,009,182
Youth-At-Risk Matching Grants$4,019,055$5,206,176$7,282,561$1,400,000
Tewksbury Hospital DDS Client Retained Revenue$3,831,974$3,792,264$3,853,307$3,789,691
Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Opioid Commission$0$52,290$51,214$50,000
New Chardon Street Shelter$0$0$0$0
Support Services for People at Risk of Domestic Violence$0$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
Water Pollution Abatement Revolving Fund$0$0$0$0
Public Health Trust Fund Tax Transfer$0$3,136,069$11,034,059$10,691,141