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Public Health

funding levels adjusted for inflation (CPI)

  • Funding History
Adjusted for inflation (CPI) NOT adjusted
FY23 GAA$962,968,186$962,968,186
FY22$937,236,380$898,370,913
FY21$883,775,723$791,646,986
FY20$840,818,295$736,313,475
FY19$773,155,319$666,526,002
FY18$727,197,496$614,173,687
FY17$728,637,213$601,897,036
FY16$744,110,884$603,452,491
FY15$698,767,086$562,939,659
FY14$739,672,612$591,660,440
FY13$687,934,173$541,844,276
FY12$703,061,637$544,580,870
FY11$687,093,261$517,027,769
FY10$715,571,953$527,983,703
FY09$802,279,361$586,190,993
FY08$812,685,831$585,593,412
FY07$783,553,642$544,405,786
FY06$694,245,489$470,136,914
FY05$660,271,446$430,853,961
FY04$620,186,730$392,892,440
FY03$651,068,290$403,554,463
FY02$841,578,197$510,395,072
FY01$914,055,767$544,705,423

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Funding for Public Health
15.3%

comparisons adjusted for inflation (CPI)

Adjusted for inflation (CPI) NOT adjusted
FY23 GAA$962,968,186$962,968,186
FY23 Leg$962,968,186$962,968,186
FY23 Sen$908,496,307$908,496,307
FY23 SWM$900,939,307$900,939,307
FY23 Hou$901,709,705$901,709,705
FY23 HWM$886,919,705$886,919,705
FY23 Gov$833,013,713$833,013,713
FY22$937,236,380$898,370,913
FY22 GAA$875,998,892$839,672,831

funding levels adjusted for inflation (CPI)

  • Active Line Items
  • All Line Items
FY22FY23 GovFY23 HouFY23 SenFY23 GAA
Marijuana Public Awareness Campaign$0$1,000,000$0$0$0
Community Behavioral Health Promotion and Prevention Trust Fund$208,652$200,000$200,000$0$200,000
Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Trust Fund$2,816,808$2,700,000$2,700,000$2,700,000$2,700,000
Environmental Justice$0$332,014$1,333,014$1,332,014$1,333,014
Safe and Successful Youth Initiative$12,396,338$12,600,000$13,000,000$12,650,000$13,050,000
Office of Health Equity$104,326$100,000$350,000$100,000$350,000
MassHealth Redetermination and Vaccine Public Awareness$5,216,311$0$0$0$0
Food Protection Program Retained Revenue$169,247$162,229$162,229$162,229$162,229
Pharmaceutical Regulation Retained Revenue$76,924$73,734$73,734$73,734$73,734
Public Health Critical Operations and Essential Services$22,683,112$22,188,252$23,388,252$22,258,252$23,458,252
Community Health Center Services$4,410,440$3,010,599$3,760,599$3,310,599$4,060,599
Postpartum Depression Pilot Program$312,979$0$300,000$360,000$360,000
Environmental Health Assessment and Compliance$5,602,830$5,998,590$6,098,591$6,148,591$6,248,591
Nuclear Power Reactor Monitoring Fee Revenue$2,026,841$2,037,689$2,037,689$2,037,689$2,047,689
Prescription Drug Registration Revenue$1,174,663$1,176,658$1,176,658$1,176,658$1,176,658
Division of Health Care Quality and Improvement$14,133,084$14,129,190$14,229,190$14,129,190$14,229,190
Div. of Health Care Quality Facility Licensing Revenue$3,471,412$3,514,962$3,514,962$3,514,962$3,514,962
Board of Registration in Nursing$917,186$3,011,142$3,011,142$3,011,142$3,011,142
Board of Registration in Pharmacy$1,341,144$0$0$0$0
Board of Registration in Medicine and Acupuncture$185,004$206,591$206,591$206,591$206,591
Board of Registration in Medicine RR$313,503$300,503$300,503$300,503$300,503
Health Boards of Registration$472,869$0$0$0$0
Regional Emergency Medical Services$1,043,262$500,000$1,000,000$500,000$1,000,000
Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner & Pediatric SANE$6,677,345$0$0$7,900,448$0
Children’s Advocacy Centers$2,608,155$0$0$3,100,000$4,050,000
ALS Registry$302,574$0$0$0$0
Down Syndrome Clinic$156,489$0$150,000$150,000$150,000
HIV/AIDS Prevention Treatment and Services$32,346,676$31,157,465$35,157,464$35,157,464$35,157,464
HIV/AIDS Drug Program Manufacturer Rebates Retained Revenue$15,648,932$15,000,000$15,000,000$15,000,000$15,000,000
Bureau of Substance Abuse Services$183,180,239$174,658,566$188,658,566$210,274,161$218,208,566
Substance Abuse Step-Down Recovery Services$4,729,295$0$0$0$0
Secure Treatment Facilities for Opiate Addiction$1,408,404$0$0$0$0
Substance Abuse Family Intervention Program$1,502,767$0$0$0$0
Nasal Narcan Pilot Expansion$1,084,993$1,056,000$1,056,000$1,056,000$1,056,000
Substance Abuse Grants$5,336,286$0$4,055,000$1,415,000$5,275,000
Harm Reduction through Syringe Access$6,676,878$6,378,000$6,400,000$6,878,000$6,900,000
Compulsive Behavior Treatment Program Retained Revenue$1,043,262$1,000,000$1,000,000$1,000,000$1,000,000
Dental Health Services$2,307,911$0$0$0$0
Department of Public Health Safety Reform Matching Grants$1,335,376$0$200,000$3,610,000$3,610,000
Vaccine Planning, Distribution & Awareness$1,079,776$0$0$0$0
Grants to Local Boards of Health$21,908,505$10,000,000$5,000,000$15,000,000$15,000,000
Local COVID-19 Supports$226,388$0$0$0$0
Public Health Earmarks$10,581,808$0$0$0$0
Contraceptive ACCESS Education$521,631$0$500,000$500,000$500,000
Family Health Services$15,524,784$0$0$0$0
Domestic Violence Community Education$0$0$0$2,000,000$2,000,000
Women, Infants, and Children Program (WIC) $12,427,090$13,149,711$13,149,711$13,149,711$13,149,711
Perinatal-Neonatal Quality Improvement Network of Massachusetts$521,631$0$0$0$0
Family and Adolescence Reproductive Health$0$17,999,704$20,310,000$18,249,704$20,060,000
WIC Program Manufacturer Rebates$28,585,383$27,400,000$27,400,000$27,400,000$27,400,000
Early Intervention$50,925,069$30,554,823$48,300,000$40,354,823$48,751,478
Newborn Hearing Screening Program$91,248$0$0$0$0
Violence, Suicide, and Injury Prevention$0$15,786,688$0$0$0
Suicide Prevention and Intervention Program$17,787,620$0$7,075,909$7,063,640$7,075,909
Samaritans, Inc. Suicide Prevention$678,120$0$650,000$1,400,000$1,400,000
Services to Survivors of Homicide Victims$208,652$0$300,000$200,000$300,000
Health Promotion and Disease Prevention$4,307,272$0$0$0$0
Chronic Disease Prevention$0$10,836,148$12,169,932$11,336,148$12,669,932
Stroke Treatment and Ongoing Prevention Program$1,043,262$0$500,000$500,000$1,000,000
Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Prevention$58,505,844$0$0$56,084,884$0
Healthy Relationships Grant Program$1,043,262$0$0$1,000,000$0
Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Ser$0$67,485,333$72,910,333$0$75,310,333
Behavioral Health Supports$18,256,045$12,533,530$12,533,530$12,533,530$13,033,530
Blood Lead Testing$1,276,773$1,223,828$1,223,828$1,223,828$1,223,828
State Laboratory and Communicable Disease Control Services$22,078,649$22,653,280$22,653,281$22,745,280$22,745,281
STI Billing Retained Revenue$1,069,528$1,025,177$1,025,177$1,025,177$1,025,177
Matching funds for a Federal Emergency Preparedness Grant$1,597,112$1,535,386$1,535,386$1,535,386$1,535,386
State Laboratory Tuberculosis Testing Fee Retained Revenue$305,202$334,146$334,146$334,146$334,146
Mobile Integrated Health Retained Revenue$51,713$49,569$49,569$49,569$49,569
Health Care Industry Plan Review Retained Revenue$420,512$414,215$414,216$414,215$414,216
Registry of Vital Records and Statistics Fee Retained Revenue$892,765$889,107$889,107$889,107$889,107
Teenage Pregnancy Prevention Program$3,256,177$0$0$0$0
Universal Immunization Program$2,767,587$0$0$0$0
School-Based Health Programs$16,195,167$15,066,196$20,191,196$19,816,196$22,941,196
Tobacco Cessation and Prevention Programs$5,861,874$0$0$0$0
Western Mass. Hospital Federal Reimbursement$26,227,880$25,809,161$25,809,162$25,809,161$25,809,162
Shattuck Private Medical Vendor Retained Revenue$1,573,174$1,507,937$1,507,937$1,507,937$1,507,937
Public Health Hospitals$186,098,950$190,394,959$190,544,958$190,394,959$190,544,959
Shattuck Hospital Dept. of Correction Inmate Revenue$4,887,187$4,828,612$4,828,612$4,828,612$4,828,612
SOPS Department of Correction Retained Revenue$32,271,613$33,296,539$33,296,539$33,296,539$33,296,539
Tewksbury Hospital RR$2,031,174$2,017,864$2,017,864$2,017,864$2,017,864
Prostate Cancer Research Program$1,043,262$0$1,000,000$1,000,000$1,000,000
Municipal Naloxone Bulk Purchase Program$556,059$573,760$573,760$573,760$573,760
Pediatric Palliative Care$8,043,238$8,308,558$8,308,556$9,308,558$9,308,558
Violent Crime Prevention Pilot$2,816,808$0$10,066,465$0$10,066,465
Youth Violence Prevention Grants$4,173,049$0$4,023,048$4,023,048$4,023,048
Youth-At-Risk Matching Grants$8,132,229$0$7,250,000$6,570,000$8,445,000
Tewksbury Hospital DDS Client Retained Revenue$4,006,434$3,985,860$3,985,861$3,985,860$3,985,861
Public Health Trust Fund Tax Transfer$9,956,355$10,861,438$10,861,438$10,861,438$10,861,438
FY22FY23 GovFY23 HouFY23 SenFY23 GAA
Marijuana Public Awareness Campaign$0$1,000,000$0$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$208,652$200,000$200,000$0$200,000
Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Trust Fund$2,816,808$2,700,000$2,700,000$2,700,000$2,700,000
Substance Abuse Services Fund$0$0$0$0$0
Family Planning Reserve$0$0$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
Environmental Justice$0$332,014$1,333,014$1,332,014$1,333,014
Safe and Successful Youth Initiative$12,396,338$12,600,000$13,000,000$12,650,000$13,050,000
Crossroads$0$0$0$0$0
Office of Health Equity$104,326$100,000$350,000$100,000$350,000
MassHealth Redetermination and Vaccine Public Awareness$5,216,311$0$0$0$0
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$169,247$162,229$162,229$162,229$162,229
SEAL Dental Program$0$0$0$0$0
Pharmaceutical Regulation Retained Revenue$76,924$73,734$73,734$73,734$73,734
Health Facility Licensing and Inspections Revenue$0$0$0$0$0
Public Health Critical Operations and Essential Services$22,683,112$22,188,252$23,388,252$22,258,252$23,458,252
End of Life Care Commission Retained Revenue$0$0$0$0$0
Community Health Center Services$4,410,440$3,010,599$3,760,599$3,310,599$4,060,599
Postpartum Depression Pilot Program$312,979$0$300,000$360,000$360,000
CenterCare Program at Community Health Centers$0$0$0$0$0
Environmental Health Assessment and Compliance$5,602,830$5,998,590$6,098,591$6,148,591$6,248,591
Nuclear Power Reactor Monitoring Fee Revenue$2,026,841$2,037,689$2,037,689$2,037,689$2,047,689
Prescription Drug Registration Revenue$1,174,663$1,176,658$1,176,658$1,176,658$1,176,658
Seabrook Monitoring$0$0$0$0$0
Division of Health Care Quality and Improvement$14,133,084$14,129,190$14,229,190$14,129,190$14,229,190
Office of Patient Protection$0$0$0$0$0
Div. of Health Care Quality Facility Licensing Revenue$3,471,412$3,514,962$3,514,962$3,514,962$3,514,962
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$917,186$3,011,142$3,011,142$3,011,142$3,011,142
Board of Registration in Pharmacy$1,341,144$0$0$0$0
Board of Registration in Medicine and Acupuncture$185,004$206,591$206,591$206,591$206,591
Board of Registration in Medicine RR$313,503$300,503$300,503$300,503$300,503
Health Boards of Registration$472,869$0$0$0$0
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$1,043,262$500,000$1,000,000$500,000$1,000,000
Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner & Pediatric SANE$6,677,345$0$0$7,900,448$0
Children’s Advocacy Centers$2,608,155$0$0$3,100,000$4,050,000
Pediatric Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Program$0$0$0$0$0
ALS Registry$302,574$0$0$0$0
Down Syndrome Clinic$156,489$0$150,000$150,000$150,000
Community Health Center Dental Clinics$0$0$0$0$0
HIV/AIDS Prevention Treatment and Services$32,346,676$31,157,465$35,157,464$35,157,464$35,157,464
HIV/AIDS Drug Program Manufacturer Rebates Retained Revenue$15,648,932$15,000,000$15,000,000$15,000,000$15,000,000
AIDS Rental Subsidy$0$0$0$0$0
Bureau of Substance Abuse Services$183,180,239$174,658,566$188,658,566$210,274,161$218,208,566
Substance Abuse Step-Down Recovery Services$4,729,295$0$0$0$0
Secure Treatment Facilities for Opiate Addiction$1,408,404$0$0$0$0
Substance Abuse Family Intervention Program$1,502,767$0$0$0$0
Nasal Narcan Pilot Expansion$1,084,993$1,056,000$1,056,000$1,056,000$1,056,000
Sober Homes$0$0$0$0$0
Substance Abuse Grants$5,336,286$0$4,055,000$1,415,000$5,275,000
Harm Reduction through Syringe Access$6,676,878$6,378,000$6,400,000$6,878,000$6,900,000
Substance Abuse Treatment Trust Fund$0$0$0$0$0
Compulsive Behavior Treatment Program Retained Revenue$1,043,262$1,000,000$1,000,000$1,000,000$1,000,000
Dental Health Services$2,307,911$0$0$0$0
Family Planning Expansion$0$0$0$0$0
Department of Public Health Safety Reform Matching Grants$1,335,376$0$200,000$3,610,000$3,610,000
Vaccine Planning, Distribution & Awareness$1,079,776$0$0$0$0
Grants to Local Boards of Health$21,908,505$10,000,000$5,000,000$15,000,000$15,000,000
Local COVID-19 Supports$226,388$0$0$0$0
Public Health Earmarks$10,581,808$0$0$0$0
Contraceptive ACCESS Education$521,631$0$500,000$500,000$500,000
Family Health Services$15,524,784$0$0$0$0
Domestic Violence Community Education$0$0$0$2,000,000$2,000,000
Women, Infants, and Children Program (WIC) $12,427,090$13,149,711$13,149,711$13,149,711$13,149,711
Perinatal-Neonatal Quality Improvement Network of Massachusetts$521,631$0$0$0$0
Family and Adolescence Reproductive Health$0$17,999,704$20,310,000$18,249,704$20,060,000
Early Intervention Services Medicaid Reimbursement Retained Revenue$0$0$0$0$0
WIC Program Manufacturer Rebates$28,585,383$27,400,000$27,400,000$27,400,000$27,400,000
Early Intervention$50,925,069$30,554,823$48,300,000$40,354,823$48,751,478
Early Intervention Staff Rate Increase$0$0$0$0$0
Community Domestic Violence Programs$0$0$0$0$0
Newborn Hearing Screening Program$91,248$0$0$0$0
Shaken Baby Syndrome Prevention Program$0$0$0$0$0
Violence, Suicide, and Injury Prevention$0$15,786,688$0$0$0
Suicide Prevention and Intervention Program$17,787,620$0$7,075,909$7,063,640$7,075,909
Samaritans, Inc. Suicide Prevention$678,120$0$650,000$1,400,000$1,400,000
Services to Survivors of Homicide Victims$208,652$0$300,000$200,000$300,000
Osteoporosis Prevention$0$0$0$0$0
Health Promotion and Disease Prevention$4,307,272$0$0$0$0
Prostate Cancer Screening Program$0$0$0$0$0
Chronic Disease Prevention$0$10,836,148$12,169,932$11,336,148$12,669,932
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$1,043,262$0$500,000$500,000$1,000,000
Ovarian Cancer Screening$0$0$0$0$0
Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Prevention$58,505,844$0$0$56,084,884$0
Healthy Relationships Grant Program$1,043,262$0$0$1,000,000$0
Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Ser$0$67,485,333$72,910,333$0$75,310,333
Behavioral Health Supports$18,256,045$12,533,530$12,533,530$12,533,530$13,033,530
Blood Lead Testing$1,276,773$1,223,828$1,223,828$1,223,828$1,223,828
Diabetes Screening and Outreach$0$0$0$0$0
State Laboratory and Communicable Disease Control Services$22,078,649$22,653,280$22,653,281$22,745,280$22,745,281
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$1,069,528$1,025,177$1,025,177$1,025,177$1,025,177
Matching funds for a Federal Emergency Preparedness Grant$1,597,112$1,535,386$1,535,386$1,535,386$1,535,386
State Laboratory Tuberculosis Testing Fee Retained Revenue$305,202$334,146$334,146$334,146$334,146
Mobile Integrated Health Retained Revenue$51,713$49,569$49,569$49,569$49,569
Home Health Agency Licensure Retained Revenue$0$0$0$0$0
Health Care Industry Plan Review Retained Revenue$420,512$414,215$414,216$414,215$414,216
Health Statistics Division$0$0$0$0$0
Registry of Vital Records and Statistics Fee Retained Revenue$892,765$889,107$889,107$889,107$889,107
Teenage Pregnancy Prevention Program$3,256,177$0$0$0$0
Early Breast Cancer Detection$0$0$0$0$0
Infection Prevention Program$0$0$0$0$0
Universal Immunization Program$2,767,587$0$0$0$0
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$16,195,167$15,066,196$20,191,196$19,816,196$22,941,196
Tobacco Cessation and Prevention Programs$5,861,874$0$0$0$0
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$26,227,880$25,809,161$25,809,162$25,809,161$25,809,162
Shattuck Private Medical Vendor Retained Revenue$1,573,174$1,507,937$1,507,937$1,507,937$1,507,937
Direct Care Staff Recruitment$0$0$0$0$0
Public Health Hospitals$186,098,950$190,394,959$190,544,958$190,394,959$190,544,959
Public Hospital Medical Equipment and Facility Repair$0$0$0$0$0
Shattuck Hospital Dept. of Correction Inmate Revenue$4,887,187$4,828,612$4,828,612$4,828,612$4,828,612
SOPS Department of Correction Retained Revenue$32,271,613$33,296,539$33,296,539$33,296,539$33,296,539
Western Massachusetts Hospital Expansion$0$0$0$0$0
Tewksbury Hospital RR$2,031,174$2,017,864$2,017,864$2,017,864$2,017,864
Prostate Cancer Research Program$1,043,262$0$1,000,000$1,000,000$1,000,000
Municipal Naloxone Bulk Purchase Program$556,059$573,760$573,760$573,760$573,760
Pediatric Palliative Care$8,043,238$8,308,558$8,308,556$9,308,558$9,308,558
Violent Crime Prevention Pilot$2,816,808$0$10,066,465$0$10,066,465
Youth Violence Prevention Grants$4,173,049$0$4,023,048$4,023,048$4,023,048
Youth-At-Risk Matching Grants$8,132,229$0$7,250,000$6,570,000$8,445,000
Tewksbury Hospital DDS Client Retained Revenue$4,006,434$3,985,860$3,985,861$3,985,860$3,985,861
Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Opioid Commission$0$0$0$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$9,956,355$10,861,438$10,861,438$10,861,438$10,861,438
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