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Public Health

funding levels adjusted for inflation (CPI)

  • Funding History
Adjusted for inflation (CPI) NOT adjusted
FY22$850,255,874$850,255,874
FY21$817,647,826$805,338,271
FY20$756,754,193$736,313,475
FY19$695,871,343$666,526,002
FY18$654,518,112$614,173,687
FY17$655,822,160$601,897,036
FY16$669,744,357$603,452,491
FY15$628,912,689$562,939,659
FY14$665,728,968$591,660,440
FY13$619,162,721$541,844,276
FY12$632,777,922$544,580,870
FY11$618,405,873$517,027,769
FY10$644,037,605$527,983,703
FY09$722,077,041$586,190,993
FY08$731,443,197$585,593,412
FY07$705,223,296$544,405,786
FY06$624,843,107$470,136,914
FY05$594,265,383$430,853,961
FY04$558,187,859$392,892,440
FY03$585,982,249$403,554,463
FY02$757,447,248$510,395,072
FY01$822,679,375$544,705,423

comparisons adjusted for inflation (CPI)

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Funding for Public Health
16.2%

comparisons adjusted for inflation (CPI)

Adjusted for inflation (CPI) NOT adjusted
FY22 GAA$839,672,831$839,672,831
FY22 Leg$839,672,831$839,672,831
FY22 Sen$807,301,033$807,301,033
FY22 SWM$795,142,613$795,142,613
FY22 Hou$772,613,956$772,613,956
FY22 HWM$762,459,503$762,459,503
FY22 Gov$725,916,560$725,916,560
FY21$817,647,826$805,338,271

funding levels adjusted for inflation (CPI)

  • Active Line Items
  • All Line Items
FY18FY19FY20FY21FY22
Marijuana Public Awareness Campaign$0$2,088,055$1,027,761$0$0
Community Behavioral Health Promotion and Prevention Trust Fund$0$0$205,552$203,057$200,000
Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Trust Fund$0$0$2,774,954$2,741,269$2,700,000
Family Planning Reserve$0$8,352,218$0$0$0
Safe and Successful Youth Initiative$7,800,843$8,503,602$9,949,608$10,928,671$10,675,000
Office of Health Equity$0$104,403$102,776$101,528$100,000
Food Protection Program Retained Revenue$159,229$157,857$166,308$164,709$162,229
SEAL Dental Program$949,834$932,932$920,935$909,756$0
Pharmaceutical Regulation Retained Revenue$77,860$76,980$75,781$74,861$73,734
Public Health Critical Operations and Essential Services$18,583,730$18,427,897$20,071,287$22,466,855$21,742,485
Community Health Center Services$1,563,743$1,334,949$3,508,440$3,798,296$4,227,547
Postpartum Depression Pilot Program$53,284$208,805$308,328$304,585$300,000
Environmental Health Assessment and Compliance$3,930,604$4,234,226$4,413,750$5,600,809$5,370,491
Nuclear Power Reactor Monitoring Fee Revenue$1,773,299$1,850,342$1,947,699$1,945,871$1,942,792
Prescription Drug Registration Revenue$1,097,319$1,083,439$1,118,516$1,119,938$1,125,952
Division of Health Care Quality and Improvement$11,332,805$11,847,253$13,288,814$13,754,076$13,547,011
Div. of Health Care Quality Facility Licensing Revenue$2,268,108$3,255,408$3,317,028$3,337,571$3,327,459
Board of Registration in Nursing$700,991$699,724$856,598$865,355$879,152
Board of Registration in Pharmacy$1,203,472$1,168,192$1,288,463$1,296,325$1,285,529
Board of Registration in Medicine and Acupuncture$176,588$159,501$177,889$180,043$177,332
Board of Registration in Medicine RR$320,243$313,733$308,845$305,096$300,503
Health Boards of Registration$370,970$373,713$438,526$449,946$453,260
Regional Emergency Medical Services$860,011$842,530$932,179$1,015,285$1,000,000
Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner & Pediatric SANE$5,162,751$5,371,019$5,945,127$7,660,705$5,400,448
Children’s Advocacy Centers$0$0$0$0$2,500,000
ALS Registry$280,142$279,189$295,184$294,460$290,027
Down Syndrome Clinic$106,569$156,604$154,164$152,293$150,000
HIV/AIDS Prevention Treatment and Services$32,859,896$32,191,972$31,609,617$31,231,769$31,005,319
HIV/AIDS Drug Program Manufacturer Rebates Retained Revenue$7,992,667$7,830,205$15,416,413$15,229,274$15,000,000
Bureau of Substance Abuse Services$141,284,659$148,109,322$154,355,007$171,808,243$175,584,092
Substance Abuse Step-Down Recovery Services$5,230,593$5,124,274$5,044,435$4,602,469$4,533,180
Secure Treatment Facilities for Opiate Addiction$2,067,437$5,220,137$2,055,522$1,370,635$1,350,000
Substance Abuse Family Intervention Program$1,535,072$1,503,869$1,506,132$1,462,467$1,440,450
Nasal Narcan Pilot Expansion$1,033,718$1,064,908$1,068,871$1,035,591$1,040,000
Substance Abuse Grants$1,044,375$3,950,599$4,141,876$890,405$5,115,000
Harm Reduction through Syringe Access$0$0$4,316,596$5,634,831$6,400,000
Compulsive Behavior Treatment Program Retained Revenue$1,332,111$1,566,041$1,027,761$1,015,285$1,000,000
Dental Health Services$2,155,199$2,114,172$2,165,563$1,811,518$2,212,206
Department of Public Health Safety Reform Matching Grants$0$0$0$2,538,212$1,280,000
Vaccine Planning, Distribution & Awareness$0$0$0$1,015,285$1,035,000
Grants to Local Boards of Health$0$0$0$10,152,850$15,000,000
Local COVID-19 Supports$0$0$0$1,802,131$200,000
Contraceptive ACCESS Education$0$0$0$0$500,000
Family Health Services$6,086,692$6,577,372$7,455,613$13,913,024$14,881,000
Women, Infants, and Children Program (WIC) $12,649,435$12,392,317$12,199,239$12,093,832$11,911,761
Perinatal-Neonatal Quality Improvement Network of Massachusetts$0$0$0$0$500,000
WIC Program Manufacturer Rebates$28,560,464$29,650,375$29,188,409$27,818,808$27,400,000
Early Intervention$31,224,864$30,590,174$36,819,981$47,211,287$40,813,300
Newborn Hearing Screening Program$86,126$85,133$89,814$88,800$87,464
Suicide Prevention and Intervention Program$4,571,860$4,688,505$5,236,824$6,827,791$7,050,000
Samaritans, Inc. Suicide Prevention$426,276$417,611$411,104$406,114$650,000
Services to Survivors of Homicide Victims$213,138$208,805$205,552$203,057$200,000
Health Promotion and Disease Prevention$4,381,023$4,238,092$4,337,747$3,764,189$4,128,657
Stroke Treatment and Ongoing Prevention Program$213,138$522,014$513,880$507,642$1,000,000
Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Prevention$33,415,273$38,965,064$39,230,401$51,110,759$56,079,714
Healthy Relationships Grant Program$53,284$156,604$1,027,761$1,066,049$1,000,000
Behavioral Health Supports$0$0$0$5,883,576$12,532,000
Blood Lead Testing$1,209,272$1,187,157$1,210,319$1,219,080$1,223,828
State Laboratory and Communicable Disease Control Services$13,142,767$12,875,621$15,375,288$19,160,236$19,382,334
STI Billing Retained Revenue$692,698$1,044,027$1,029,169$1,017,180$1,025,177
Matching funds for a Federal Emergency Preparedness Grant$1,622,249$1,575,797$1,560,404$1,542,538$1,530,883
State Laboratory Tuberculosis Testing Fee Retained Revenue$296,174$291,991$293,815$297,018$292,546
Mobile Integrated Health Retained Revenue$266,422$0$277,495$274,127$49,569
Home Health Agency Licensure Retained Revenue$1,065,689$0$0$0$0
Health Care Industry Plan Review Retained Revenue$213,138$208,805$242,854$407,272$403,074
Registry of Vital Records and Statistics Fee Retained Revenue$656,137$652,739$872,555$868,824$855,744
Teenage Pregnancy Prevention Program$2,489,453$3,132,082$3,083,283$3,165,199$3,121,149
Universal Immunization Program$2,406,111$2,376,383$2,314,060$2,328,747$2,652,820
School-Based Health Programs$12,862,221$13,301,905$12,728,479$15,343,490$15,523,583
Tobacco Cessation and Prevention Programs$3,963,150$4,404,618$4,745,922$7,226,956$5,618,793
Western Mass. Hospital Federal Reimbursement$24,138,773$24,075,668$24,897,634$25,081,530$25,140,258
Shattuck Private Medical Vendor Retained Revenue$541,303$530,300$522,038$515,701$1,507,937
Public Health Hospitals$165,608,471$165,221,539$169,039,295$168,590,356$178,381,769
Shattuck Hospital Dept. of Correction Inmate Revenue$4,851,209$4,752,601$4,678,554$4,621,761$4,684,524
SOPS Department of Correction Retained Revenue$26,702,682$28,146,147$29,815,249$29,180,587$30,933,369
Tewksbury Hospital RR$1,973,999$1,942,346$1,979,169$1,963,850$1,946,945
Prostate Cancer Research Program$586,129$835,222$822,209$812,228$1,000,000
Municipal Naloxone Bulk Purchase Program$0$0$513,880$507,642$533,000
Pediatric Palliative Care$2,777,541$3,984,064$4,903,502$6,661,875$7,709,700
Violent Crime Prevention Pilot$0$2,088,055$18,520,662$1,015,285$2,700,000
Youth Violence Prevention Grants$1,424,959$2,088,055$2,064,241$3,203,224$4,000,000
Youth-At-Risk Matching Grants$4,012,319$5,197,326$7,255,992$7,944,605$7,795,000
Tewksbury Hospital DDS Client Retained Revenue$3,825,552$3,785,817$3,866,439$3,847,616$3,840,295
Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Opioid Commission$0$52,201$51,388$0$0
Public Health Trust Fund Tax Transfer$0$3,130,737$11,071,663$8,683,643$9,543,483
FY18FY19FY20FY21FY22
Marijuana Public Awareness Campaign$0$2,088,055$1,027,761$0$0
Substance Use Prevention Trust Fund$0$0$0$0$0
Substance Abuse Services Fund$0$0$0$0$0
Community Behavioral Health Promotion and Prevention Trust Fund$0$0$205,552$203,057$200,000
Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Trust Fund$0$0$2,774,954$2,741,269$2,700,000
Substance Abuse Services Fund$0$0$0$0$0
Family Planning Reserve$0$8,352,218$0$0$0
End of Life Care Commission$0$0$0$0$0
DPH Grant Program$0$0$0$0$0
Womens Preventive Health Reserve$0$0$0$0$0
H1N1 Reserve$0$0$0$0$0
Health Policy Commission Substance Abuse$0$0$0$0$0
Safe and Successful Youth Initiative$7,800,843$8,503,602$9,949,608$10,928,671$10,675,000
Crossroads$0$0$0$0$0
Office of Health Equity$0$104,403$102,776$101,528$100,000
Youth-At-Risk Matching Grants$0$0$0$0$0
Youth-At-Risk Grants$0$0$0$0$0
Youth-At-Risk Matching Grants$0$0$0$0$0
Betsy Lehman Center$0$0$0$0$0
Food Protection Program Retained Revenue$159,229$157,857$166,308$164,709$162,229
SEAL Dental Program$949,834$932,932$920,935$909,756$0
Pharmaceutical Regulation Retained Revenue$77,860$76,980$75,781$74,861$73,734
Health Facility Licensing and Inspections Revenue$0$0$0$0$0
Public Health Critical Operations and Essential Services$18,583,730$18,427,897$20,071,287$22,466,855$21,742,485
End of Life Care Commission Retained Revenue$0$0$0$0$0
Community Health Center Services$1,563,743$1,334,949$3,508,440$3,798,296$4,227,547
Postpartum Depression Pilot Program$53,284$208,805$308,328$304,585$300,000
CenterCare Program at Community Health Centers$0$0$0$0$0
Environmental Health Assessment and Compliance$3,930,604$4,234,226$4,413,750$5,600,809$5,370,491
Nuclear Power Reactor Monitoring Fee Revenue$1,773,299$1,850,342$1,947,699$1,945,871$1,942,792
Prescription Drug Registration Revenue$1,097,319$1,083,439$1,118,516$1,119,938$1,125,952
Seabrook Monitoring$0$0$0$0$0
Division of Health Care Quality and Improvement$11,332,805$11,847,253$13,288,814$13,754,076$13,547,011
Office of Patient Protection$0$0$0$0$0
Div. of Health Care Quality Facility Licensing Revenue$2,268,108$3,255,408$3,317,028$3,337,571$3,327,459
Primary Care Center and Loan Forgiveness Program$0$0$0$0$0
Certified Nurses Aide Scholarships Fund$0$0$0$0$0
Board of Registration in Nursing$700,991$699,724$856,598$865,355$879,152
Board of Registration in Pharmacy$1,203,472$1,168,192$1,288,463$1,296,325$1,285,529
Board of Registration in Medicine and Acupuncture$176,588$159,501$177,889$180,043$177,332
Board of Registration in Medicine RR$320,243$313,733$308,845$305,096$300,503
Health Boards of Registration$370,970$373,713$438,526$449,946$453,260
Board of Registration in Medicine Fee Retained Revenue$0$0$0$0$0
Determination of Need Program$0$0$0$0$0
Regional Emergency Medical Services$860,011$842,530$932,179$1,015,285$1,000,000
Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner & Pediatric SANE$5,162,751$5,371,019$5,945,127$7,660,705$5,400,448
Children’s Advocacy Centers$0$0$0$0$2,500,000
Pediatric Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Program$0$0$0$0$0
ALS Registry$280,142$279,189$295,184$294,460$290,027
Down Syndrome Clinic$106,569$156,604$154,164$152,293$150,000
Community Health Center Dental Clinics$0$0$0$0$0
HIV/AIDS Prevention Treatment and Services$32,859,896$32,191,972$31,609,617$31,231,769$31,005,319
HIV/AIDS Drug Program Manufacturer Rebates Retained Revenue$7,992,667$7,830,205$15,416,413$15,229,274$15,000,000
AIDS Rental Subsidy$0$0$0$0$0
Bureau of Substance Abuse Services$141,284,659$148,109,322$154,355,007$171,808,243$175,584,092
Substance Abuse Step-Down Recovery Services$5,230,593$5,124,274$5,044,435$4,602,469$4,533,180
Secure Treatment Facilities for Opiate Addiction$2,067,437$5,220,137$2,055,522$1,370,635$1,350,000
Substance Abuse Family Intervention Program$1,535,072$1,503,869$1,506,132$1,462,467$1,440,450
Nasal Narcan Pilot Expansion$1,033,718$1,064,908$1,068,871$1,035,591$1,040,000
Sober Homes$0$0$0$0$0
Substance Abuse Grants$1,044,375$3,950,599$4,141,876$890,405$5,115,000
Harm Reduction through Syringe Access$0$0$4,316,596$5,634,831$6,400,000
Substance Abuse Treatment Trust Fund$0$0$0$0$0
Compulsive Behavior Treatment Program Retained Revenue$1,332,111$1,566,041$1,027,761$1,015,285$1,000,000
Dental Health Services$2,155,199$2,114,172$2,165,563$1,811,518$2,212,206
Family Planning Expansion$0$0$0$0$0
Department of Public Health Safety Reform Matching Grants$0$0$0$2,538,212$1,280,000
Vaccine Planning, Distribution & Awareness$0$0$0$1,015,285$1,035,000
Grants to Local Boards of Health$0$0$0$10,152,850$15,000,000
Local COVID-19 Supports$0$0$0$1,802,131$200,000
Contraceptive ACCESS Education$0$0$0$0$500,000
Family Health Services$6,086,692$6,577,372$7,455,613$13,913,024$14,881,000
Domestic Violence Community Education$0$0$0$0$0
Women, Infants, and Children Program (WIC) $12,649,435$12,392,317$12,199,239$12,093,832$11,911,761
Perinatal-Neonatal Quality Improvement Network of Massachusetts$0$0$0$0$500,000
Early Intervention Services Medicaid Reimbursement Retained Revenue$0$0$0$0$0
WIC Program Manufacturer Rebates$28,560,464$29,650,375$29,188,409$27,818,808$27,400,000
Early Intervention$31,224,864$30,590,174$36,819,981$47,211,287$40,813,300
Early Intervention Staff Rate Increase$0$0$0$0$0
Community Domestic Violence Programs$0$0$0$0$0
Newborn Hearing Screening Program$86,126$85,133$89,814$88,800$87,464
Shaken Baby Syndrome Prevention Program$0$0$0$0$0
Suicide Prevention and Intervention Program$4,571,860$4,688,505$5,236,824$6,827,791$7,050,000
Samaritans, Inc. Suicide Prevention$426,276$417,611$411,104$406,114$650,000
Services to Survivors of Homicide Victims$213,138$208,805$205,552$203,057$200,000
Osteoporosis Prevention$0$0$0$0$0
Health Promotion and Disease Prevention$4,381,023$4,238,092$4,337,747$3,764,189$4,128,657
Prostate Cancer Screening Program$0$0$0$0$0
Colorectal Cancer Prevention$0$0$0$0$0
Hepatitis C Prevention, Education and Treatment$0$0$0$0$0
Multiple Sclerosis Screening, Education and Treatment$0$0$0$0$0
Renal Disease Program$0$0$0$0$0
Organ Transplants$0$0$0$0$0
Neurofibromatosis Awareness$0$0$0$0$0
Cardiac Surgery Data Program$0$0$0$0$0
Stroke Treatment and Ongoing Prevention Program$213,138$522,014$513,880$507,642$1,000,000
Ovarian Cancer Screening$0$0$0$0$0
Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Prevention$33,415,273$38,965,064$39,230,401$51,110,759$56,079,714
Healthy Relationships Grant Program$53,284$156,604$1,027,761$1,066,049$1,000,000
Behavioral Health Supports$0$0$0$5,883,576$12,532,000
Blood Lead Testing$1,209,272$1,187,157$1,210,319$1,219,080$1,223,828
Diabetes Screening and Outreach$0$0$0$0$0
State Laboratory and Communicable Disease Control Services$13,142,767$12,875,621$15,375,288$19,160,236$19,382,334
State Laboratory Facility Staff UMass Medical$0$0$0$0$0
DPH Amherst Drug Lab Refurbishment$0$0$0$0$0
STI Billing Retained Revenue$692,698$1,044,027$1,029,169$1,017,180$1,025,177
Matching funds for a Federal Emergency Preparedness Grant$1,622,249$1,575,797$1,560,404$1,542,538$1,530,883
State Laboratory Tuberculosis Testing Fee Retained Revenue$296,174$291,991$293,815$297,018$292,546
Mobile Integrated Health Retained Revenue$266,422$0$277,495$274,127$49,569
Home Health Agency Licensure Retained Revenue$1,065,689$0$0$0$0
Health Care Industry Plan Review Retained Revenue$213,138$208,805$242,854$407,272$403,074
Health Statistics Division$0$0$0$0$0
Registry of Vital Records and Statistics Fee Retained Revenue$656,137$652,739$872,555$868,824$855,744
Teenage Pregnancy Prevention Program$2,489,453$3,132,082$3,083,283$3,165,199$3,121,149
Early Breast Cancer Detection$0$0$0$0$0
Infection Prevention Program$0$0$0$0$0
Universal Immunization Program$2,406,111$2,376,383$2,314,060$2,328,747$2,652,820
Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine$0$0$0$0$0
Childhood Vaccine Program$0$0$0$0$0
Homeless Respite Services$0$0$0$0$0
Public Health Evaluation Grant Program$0$0$0$0$0
Smoking Prevention and Cessation Program Expansion$0$0$0$0$0
School-Based Health Programs$12,862,221$13,301,905$12,728,479$15,343,490$15,523,583
Tobacco Cessation and Prevention Programs$3,963,150$4,404,618$4,745,922$7,226,956$5,618,793
School Health Service Retained Revenue$0$0$0$0$0
School-Based Health Centers$0$0$0$0$0
School Health Services$0$0$0$0$0
Hospital Bureau$0$0$0$0$0
Tewksbury State Hospital$0$0$0$0$0
Mass. Hospital School$0$0$0$0$0
Lemuel Shattuck Hospital$0$0$0$0$0
Western Mass. Hospital Federal Reimbursement$24,138,773$24,075,668$24,897,634$25,081,530$25,140,258
Shattuck Private Medical Vendor Retained Revenue$541,303$530,300$522,038$515,701$1,507,937
Direct Care Staff Recruitment$0$0$0$0$0
Public Health Hospitals$165,608,471$165,221,539$169,039,295$168,590,356$178,381,769
Public Hospital Medical Equipment and Facility Repair$0$0$0$0$0
Shattuck Hospital Dept. of Correction Inmate Revenue$4,851,209$4,752,601$4,678,554$4,621,761$4,684,524
SOPS Department of Correction Retained Revenue$26,702,682$28,146,147$29,815,249$29,180,587$30,933,369
Western Massachusetts Hospital Expansion$0$0$0$0$0
Tewksbury Hospital RR$1,973,999$1,942,346$1,979,169$1,963,850$1,946,945
Prostate Cancer Research Program$586,129$835,222$822,209$812,228$1,000,000
Municipal Naloxone Bulk Purchase Program$0$0$513,880$507,642$533,000
Pediatric Palliative Care$2,777,541$3,984,064$4,903,502$6,661,875$7,709,700
Violent Crime Prevention Pilot$0$2,088,055$18,520,662$1,015,285$2,700,000
Youth Violence Prevention Grants$1,424,959$2,088,055$2,064,241$3,203,224$4,000,000
Youth-At-Risk Matching Grants$4,012,319$5,197,326$7,255,992$7,944,605$7,795,000
Tewksbury Hospital DDS Client Retained Revenue$3,825,552$3,785,817$3,866,439$3,847,616$3,840,295
Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Opioid Commission$0$52,201$51,388$0$0
New Chardon Street Shelter$0$0$0$0$0
Support Services for People at Risk of Domestic Violence$0$0$0$0$0
Domestic Violence Specialists$0$0$0$0$0
Domestic Violence Housing$0$0$0$0$0
Board of Registration in Nursing$0$0$0$0$0
Board of Registration in Pharmacy$0$0$0$0$0
Board of Registration in Medicine$0$0$0$0$0
Physician Profile$0$0$0$0$0
School-Based Health Education$0$0$0$0$0
Water Pollution Abatement Revolving Fund$0$0$0$0$0
Public Health Trust Fund Tax Transfer$0$3,130,737$11,071,663$8,683,643$9,543,483
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