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Public Health

funding levels adjusted for inflation (cpi)

  • Funding History
Adjusted for inflation (cpi) NOT adjusted
FY25 House$1,007,356,097$1,007,356,097
FY24$1,281,602,858$1,292,932,637
FY23$1,162,476,666$1,103,767,575
FY22$933,498,624$850,832,261
FY21$916,655,213$779,630,634
FY20$885,541,186$736,313,475
FY19$814,279,236$666,526,002
FY18$765,876,928$614,173,687
FY17$767,393,224$601,897,036
FY16$783,689,935$603,452,491
FY15$735,934,314$562,939,659
FY14$779,015,593$591,660,440
FY13$724,525,200$541,844,276
FY12$740,457,290$544,580,870
FY11$723,639,561$517,027,769
FY10$753,633,026$527,983,703
FY09$844,952,378$586,190,993
FY08$855,912,365$585,593,412
FY07$825,230,642$544,405,786
FY06$731,172,214$470,136,914
FY05$695,391,101$430,853,961
FY04$653,174,290$392,892,440
FY03$685,698,431$403,554,463
FY02$886,341,508$510,395,072
FY01$962,674,139$544,705,423

comparisons adjusted for inflation (cpi)

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Funding for Public Health
49.7%

comparisons adjusted for inflation (cpi)

Adjusted for inflation (cpi) NOT adjusted
FY25 House$1,007,356,097$1,007,356,097
FY25 HWM$991,166,097$991,166,097
FY25 Gov$998,156,866$998,156,866
FY24$1,281,602,858$1,292,932,637
FY24 Leg$983,992,708$992,691,517
FY24 Sen$956,331,561$964,785,837
FY24 SWM$943,881,622$952,225,837
FY24 Hou$927,199,768$935,396,510
FY24 HWM$910,442,905$918,491,511
FY24 Gov$885,139,403$892,964,318
FY23 GAA$1,014,188,196$962,968,186
FY23 SWM$948,860,018$900,939,307
FY23 Hou$949,671,394$901,709,705
FY23 HWM$934,094,718$886,919,705
FY23 Gov$877,321,481$833,013,713
FY22 GAA$921,254,950$839,672,831

funding levels adjusted for inflation (cpi)

  • Active Line Items
  • All Line Items
FY23FY24FY25 GovFY25 House
Community Behavioral Health Promotion and Prevention Trust Fund$210,638$198,247$200,000$200,000
Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Trust Fund$2,843,612$2,676,340$2,700,000$2,700,000
Community Health Centers$10,531,897$69,386,600$0$0
Health Safety Net Supplemental Funding$21,063,794$0$0$0
Harm Reduction$0$4,956,186$0$0
Reproductive Care Access and Information Campaign$1,720,385$14,736,227$0$0
VOCA Bridge$0$19,824,743$0$0
Gun Violence Prevention$234,870$19,603,689$0$0
Environmental Justice$1,087,960$9,024,505$8,841,066$8,752,655
Safe and Successful Youth Initiative$13,744,126$12,886,083$12,600,000$13,075,000
Office of Health Equity$368,616$594,742$354,359$604,360
Fiscally Strained Hospital Supports$55,260,614$126,412,710$0$0
Operation of Betsy Lehman Center$0$0$2,500,000$3,022,884
Food Protection Program Retained Revenue$170,858$160,807$162,229$162,229
Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Marketing Regulation RR$77,656$73,088$73,734$73,734
Public Health Critical Operations and Essential Services$24,705,990$23,781,763$60,657,583$47,744,484
Community Health Center Services$4,276,581$7,013,003$3,348,660$6,348,660
Postpartum Depression Pilot Program$379,148$852,464$860,000$860,000
Environmental Health Assessment and Compliance$6,422,973$8,389,998$8,621,560$8,621,560
Nuclear Power Reactor Monitoring Fee Retained Revenue$2,156,605$2,099,270$2,275,104$2,275,104
Prescription Drug Registration and Monitoring Fee RR$1,239,244$1,184,890$1,328,117$1,328,117
Division of Health Care Quality and Improvement$14,986,037$15,562,423$18,414,955$18,914,954
Division of Health Care Quality Health Facility Licensing Fee$3,701,922$3,528,309$3,865,279$3,865,279
Board of Registration in Nursing$10,420,658$3,198,484$3,322,326$3,322,326
Board of Registration in Medicine and Acupuncture$217,580$202,772$234,670$234,670
Board of Registration in Medicine RR$316,487$297,870$300,503$300,503
Regional Emergency Medical Services$1,053,190$495,619$500,000$500,000
Children’s Advocacy Centers$4,265,418$4,956,186$3,950,000$0
Down Syndrome Clinic$157,978$148,686$150,000$150,000
HIV/AIDS Prevention Treatment and Services$37,027,480$34,700,104$29,398,197$32,000,000
HIV/AIDS Drug Program Manufacturer Rebates Retained Revenue$15,797,846$14,868,557$15,003,789$15,003,788
Bureau of Substance Addiction Services$264,588,818$214,795,302$193,128,851$194,427,031
Nasal Narcan Pilot Expansion$1,112,168$1,155,267$1,231,718$1,256,718
Substance Abuse Grants$5,555,576$5,347,724$0$3,085,000
Harm Reduction through Syringe Access$7,267,009$6,416,278$6,378,000$6,378,000
Gamblers Treatment$1,053,190$991,237$1,000,000$1,000,000
DPH Public Safety Reform Matching Grants$2,035,841$6,356,447$0$200,000
Grants to Local Boards of Health$14,772,355$18,355,769$9,175,769$9,175,769
Public Health Programs and Special Projects$738,842$5,426,746$0$0
Contraceptive ACCESS Education$526,595$495,619$500,000$500,000
Domestic Violence Community Education$2,106,379$1,982,474$2,000,000$2,000,000
Women Infants and Childrens Nutritional Services (WIC)$13,849,140$13,240,495$15,489,916$15,489,915
Family and Adolescence Reproductive Health$21,126,986$27,120,248$25,126,269$25,126,268
Reproductive Health Services Reserve$263,297$991,237$0$0
WIC Program Manufacturer Rebates Retained Revenue$28,857,398$27,159,898$27,400,000$27,400,000
Early Intervention Services$59,770,073$42,524,074$30,900,031$30,900,032
Suicide Prevention and Intervention Program$13,059,947$12,663,127$14,191,372$14,191,374
Samaritans, Inc. Suicide Prevention$1,474,466$1,784,227$1,000,000$1,400,000
Services to Survivors of Homicide Victims$315,957$297,371$200,000$600,000
Chronic Disease Prevention$13,343,842$14,735,510$12,736,406$14,036,405
Stroke Treatment and Ongoing Prevention Program$1,053,190$991,237$0$0
Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Ser$79,316,069$71,479,852$75,558,041$75,583,041
Behavioral Health Supports$13,200,185$18,421,917$6,544,687$6,594,687
Blood Lead Testing Fee Retained Revenue$1,288,923$1,234,676$1,269,449$1,269,449
State Laboratory and Communicable Disease Control Services$25,830,568$25,556,952$29,790,615$29,790,615
STI Billing Retained Revenue$1,079,706$1,033,962$1,061,772$1,061,772
Matching funds for a Federal Emergency Preparedness Grant$1,617,053$1,529,804$1,547,168$1,547,168
State Laboratory Tuberculosis Testing Fee Retained Revenue$351,919$340,482$353,196$353,196
Mobile Integrated Health Retained Revenue$52,206$49,135$49,569$49,569
Health Care Industry Plan Review Retained Revenue$436,248$411,377$468,642$468,642
Vital Records Research Cancer and Community Data$936,398$1,017,384$1,011,359$1,011,359
School-Based Health Programs$23,898,134$26,085,591$22,254,865$22,304,866
Western Massachusetts Hospital Federal Reimbursement Retained$27,181,944$25,973,820$27,995,640$27,995,640
Shattuck Hospital Private Medical Vendor Retained Revenue$1,588,144$1,494,723$1,517,496$1,517,496
Public Health Hospitals$205,278,439$199,746,804$218,712,599$216,525,473
Shattuck Hospital Department of Correction Inmate RR$5,085,445$4,879,752$5,064,649$5,064,649
SOPS Department of Correction Retained Revenue$35,067,573$34,324,957$37,212,522$37,212,522
Tewksbury Hospital RR$2,125,194$2,018,528$2,118,794$2,118,794
Prostate Cancer Research Program$1,053,190$1,858,570$0$1,250,000
Municipal Naloxone Bulk Purchase Program$604,278$591,481$644,447$644,447
Pediatric Palliative Care$9,803,678$12,944,128$11,857,689$11,992,689
Violent Crime Prevention Pilot$10,601,897$12,886,083$10,091,186$10,091,186
Violence Prevention Grants$4,237,033$4,956,186$4,040,365$4,040,365
Youth At-Risk Matching Grants$8,894,187$10,735,098$7,200,000$12,470,000
Tewksbury Hospital DDS Client Retained Revenue$4,197,868$4,005,243$4,171,653$4,171,653
Public Health Trust Fund$11,439,155$13,381,701$7,500,000$15,000,000
FY23FY24FY25 GovFY25 House
Marijuana Public Awareness Campaign$0$0$0$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$210,638$198,247$200,000$200,000
Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Trust Fund$2,843,612$2,676,340$2,700,000$2,700,000
Substance Abuse Services Fund$0$0$0$0
Family Planning Reserve$0$0$0$0
End of Life Care Commission$0$0$0$0
DPH Grant Program$0$0$0$0
Womens Preventive Health Reserve$0$0$0$0
H1N1 Reserve$0$0$0$0
Health Policy Commission Substance Abuse$0$0$0$0
Community Health Centers$10,531,897$69,386,600$0$0
Health Safety Net Supplemental Funding$21,063,794$0$0$0
Harm Reduction$0$4,956,186$0$0
Reproductive Care Access and Information Campaign$1,720,385$14,736,227$0$0
VOCA Bridge$0$19,824,743$0$0
Gun Violence Prevention$234,870$19,603,689$0$0
Environmental Justice$1,087,960$9,024,505$8,841,066$8,752,655
Safe and Successful Youth Initiative$13,744,126$12,886,083$12,600,000$13,075,000
Crossroads$0$0$0$0
Office of Health Equity$368,616$594,742$354,359$604,360
MassHealth Redetermination Outreach & Vaccine Public Awareness$0$0$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
Fiscally Strained Hospital Supports$55,260,614$126,412,710$0$0
Operation of Betsy Lehman Center$0$0$2,500,000$3,022,884
Food Protection Program Retained Revenue$170,858$160,807$162,229$162,229
SEAL Dental Program Retained Revenue$0$0$0$0
Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Marketing Regulation RR$77,656$73,088$73,734$73,734
Health Facility Licensing, Inspections and Records Fee Retained Revenue$0$0$0$0
Public Health Critical Operations and Essential Services$24,705,990$23,781,763$60,657,583$47,744,484
End of Life Care Commission Retained Revenue$0$0$0$0
Community Health Center Services$4,276,581$7,013,003$3,348,660$6,348,660
Postpartum Depression Pilot Program$379,148$852,464$860,000$860,000
CenterCare Program at Community Health Centers$0$0$0$0
Environmental Health Assessment and Compliance$6,422,973$8,389,998$8,621,560$8,621,560
Nuclear Power Reactor Monitoring Fee Retained Revenue$2,156,605$2,099,270$2,275,104$2,275,104
Prescription Drug Registration and Monitoring Fee RR$1,239,244$1,184,890$1,328,117$1,328,117
Seabrook Monitoring$0$0$0$0
Division of Health Care Quality and Improvement$14,986,037$15,562,423$18,414,955$18,914,954
Office of Patient Protection$0$0$0$0
Division of Health Care Quality Health Facility Licensing Fee$3,701,922$3,528,309$3,865,279$3,865,279
Primary Care Center and Loan Forgiveness Program$0$0$0$0
Certified Nurses Aide Scholarships Fund$0$0$0$0
Board of Registration in Nursing$10,420,658$3,198,484$3,322,326$3,322,326
Board of Registration in Pharmacy$0$0$0$0
Board of Registration in Medicine and Acupuncture$217,580$202,772$234,670$234,670
Board of Registration in Medicine RR$316,487$297,870$300,503$300,503
Health Boards of Registration$0$0$0$0
Board of Registration in Medicine Fee Retained Revenue$0$0$0$0
Determination of Need Program$0$0$0$0
Regional Emergency Medical Services$1,053,190$495,619$500,000$500,000
Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) and PediatricSANE Program$0$0$0$0
Children’s Advocacy Centers$4,265,418$4,956,186$3,950,000$0
Pediatric Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Program$0$0$0$0
ALS Registry$0$0$0$0
Down Syndrome Clinic$157,978$148,686$150,000$150,000
Community Health Center Dental Clinics$0$0$0$0
HIV/AIDS Prevention Treatment and Services$37,027,480$34,700,104$29,398,197$32,000,000
HIV/AIDS Drug Program Manufacturer Rebates Retained Revenue$15,797,846$14,868,557$15,003,789$15,003,788
AIDS Rental Subsidy$0$0$0$0
Bureau of Substance Addiction Services$264,588,818$214,795,302$193,128,851$194,427,031
Substance Abuse Step-Down Recovery Services$0$0$0$0
Secure Treatment Facilities for Opiate Addiction$0$0$0$0
Substance Abuse Family Intervention and Care Pilot$0$0$0$0
Nasal Narcan Pilot Expansion$1,112,168$1,155,267$1,231,718$1,256,718
Sober Homes$0$0$0$0
Substance Abuse Grants$5,555,576$5,347,724$0$3,085,000
Harm Reduction through Syringe Access$7,267,009$6,416,278$6,378,000$6,378,000
Substance Abuse Treatment Trust Fund$0$0$0$0
Gamblers Treatment$1,053,190$991,237$1,000,000$1,000,000
Dental Health Services$0$0$0$0
Family Planning Expansion$0$0$0$0
DPH Public Safety Reform Matching Grants$2,035,841$6,356,447$0$200,000
Vaccine Planning, Distribution & Awareness$0$0$0$0
Grants to Local Boards of Health$14,772,355$18,355,769$9,175,769$9,175,769
Local COVID-19 Supports$0$0$0$0
Public Health Programs and Special Projects$738,842$5,426,746$0$0
Contraceptive ACCESS Education$526,595$495,619$500,000$500,000
Family Health Services$0$0$0$0
Domestic Violence Community Education$2,106,379$1,982,474$2,000,000$2,000,000
Women Infants and Childrens Nutritional Services (WIC)$13,849,140$13,240,495$15,489,916$15,489,915
Perinatal-Neonatal Quality Improvement Network of Massachusetts$0$0$0$0
Family and Adolescence Reproductive Health$21,126,986$27,120,248$25,126,269$25,126,268
Reproductive Health Services Reserve$263,297$991,237$0$0
Early Intervention Services Medicaid Reimbursement Retained Revenue$0$0$0$0
WIC Program Manufacturer Rebates Retained Revenue$28,857,398$27,159,898$27,400,000$27,400,000
Early Intervention Services$59,770,073$42,524,074$30,900,031$30,900,032
Early Intervention Staff Rate Increase$0$0$0$0
Community Domestic Violence Programs$0$0$0$0
Newborn Hearing Screening Program$0$0$0$0
Shaken Baby Syndrome Prevention Program$0$0$0$0
Violence, Suicide, and Injury Prevention$0$0$0$0
Suicide Prevention and Intervention Program$13,059,947$12,663,127$14,191,372$14,191,374
Samaritans, Inc. Suicide Prevention$1,474,466$1,784,227$1,000,000$1,400,000
Services to Survivors of Homicide Victims$315,957$297,371$200,000$600,000
Osteoporosis Prevention$0$0$0$0
Health Promotion and Disease Prevention$0$0$0$0
Prostate Cancer Screening Program$0$0$0$0
Chronic Disease Prevention$13,343,842$14,735,510$12,736,406$14,036,405
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$1,053,190$991,237$0$0
Ovarian Cancer Screening$0$0$0$0
Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Prevention and Treatment$0$0$0$0
Healthy Relationships Grant Program$0$0$0$0
Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Ser$79,316,069$71,479,852$75,558,041$75,583,041
Behavioral Health Supports$13,200,185$18,421,917$6,544,687$6,594,687
Blood Lead Testing Fee Retained Revenue$1,288,923$1,234,676$1,269,449$1,269,449
Diabetes Screening and Outreach$0$0$0$0
State Laboratory and Communicable Disease Control Services$25,830,568$25,556,952$29,790,615$29,790,615
State Laboratory Facility Staff UMass Medical$0$0$0$0
DPH Amherst Drug Lab Refurbishment$0$0$0$0
STI Billing Retained Revenue$1,079,706$1,033,962$1,061,772$1,061,772
Matching funds for a Federal Emergency Preparedness Grant$1,617,053$1,529,804$1,547,168$1,547,168
State Laboratory Tuberculosis Testing Fee Retained Revenue$351,919$340,482$353,196$353,196
Mobile Integrated Health Retained Revenue$52,206$49,135$49,569$49,569
Home Health Agency Licensure Retained Revenue$0$0$0$0
Health Care Industry Plan Review Retained Revenue$436,248$411,377$468,642$468,642
Health Statistics Division$0$0$0$0
Vital Records Research Cancer and Community Data$936,398$1,017,384$1,011,359$1,011,359
Teenage Pregnancy Prevention Services$0$0$0$0
Early Breast Cancer Detection$0$0$0$0
Infection Prevention Program$0$0$0$0
Universal Immunization Program$0$0$0$0
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$23,898,134$26,085,591$22,254,865$22,304,866
Tobacco Prevention and Cessation Programs$0$0$0$0
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 Massachusetts Hospital Federal Reimbursement Retained$27,181,944$25,973,820$27,995,640$27,995,640
Shattuck Hospital Private Medical Vendor Retained Revenue$1,588,144$1,494,723$1,517,496$1,517,496
Direct Care Staff Recruitment$0$0$0$0
Public Health Hospitals$205,278,439$199,746,804$218,712,599$216,525,473
Public Hospital Medical Equipment and Facility Repair$0$0$0$0
Shattuck Hospital Department of Correction Inmate RR$5,085,445$4,879,752$5,064,649$5,064,649
SOPS Department of Correction Retained Revenue$35,067,573$34,324,957$37,212,522$37,212,522
Western Massachusetts Hospital Expansion$0$0$0$0
Tewksbury Hospital RR$2,125,194$2,018,528$2,118,794$2,118,794
Prostate Cancer Research Program$1,053,190$1,858,570$0$1,250,000
Municipal Naloxone Bulk Purchase Program$604,278$591,481$644,447$644,447
Pediatric Palliative Care$9,803,678$12,944,128$11,857,689$11,992,689
Violent Crime Prevention Pilot$10,601,897$12,886,083$10,091,186$10,091,186
Violence Prevention Grants$4,237,033$4,956,186$4,040,365$4,040,365
Youth At-Risk Matching Grants$8,894,187$10,735,098$7,200,000$12,470,000
Tewksbury Hospital DDS Client Retained Revenue$4,197,868$4,005,243$4,171,653$4,171,653
Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Opioid Commission$0$0$0$0
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$11,439,155$13,381,701$7,500,000$15,000,000
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