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Public Health

funding levels adjusted for inflation (cpi)

  • Funding History
Adjusted for inflation (cpi) NOT adjusted
FY19 HWM$635,161,600$635,161,600
FY18$630,185,456$616,173,687
FY17$632,237,541$604,997,036
FY16$645,639,512$606,552,491
FY15$603,239,174$562,939,659
FY14$639,099,607$592,160,440
FY13$593,885,464$541,844,276
FY12$607,036,932$544,673,870
FY11$593,254,928$517,120,769
FY10$617,733,087$527,983,703
FY09$692,880,523$586,440,993
FY08$701,568,759$585,593,412
FY07$676,419,762$544,405,786
FY06$599,322,552$470,136,914
FY05$569,993,719$430,853,961
FY04$535,389,714$392,892,440
FY03$562,048,893$403,554,463
FY02$726,510,724$510,395,072
FY01$789,078,566$544,705,423
  • See Changes in Funding
Between and
Funding for Public Health
10.2%

comparisons adjusted for inflation (cpi)

Adjusted for inflation (cpi) NOT adjusted
FY19 HWM$635,161,600$635,161,600
FY19 Gov$625,884,937$625,884,937
FY18$630,185,456$616,173,687

funding levels adjusted for inflation (cpi)

  • Active Line Items
  • All Line Items
FY17FY18FY19 GovFY19 HWM
Substance Use Prevention Trust Fund$0$0$5,000,000$0
Substance Abuse Services Fund$5,225,129$0$0$0
Women's Preventive Health Reserve$313,508$0$0$0
Health Policy Commission Substance Abuse$627,016$0$0$0
Safe and Successful Youth Initiative$6,792,668$7,486,457$7,320,000$8,000,000
Crossroads$26,126$0$0$0
Office of Health Equity$0$0$0$100,000
Food Protection Program Retained Revenue$156,141$152,812$151,200$151,200
SEAL Dental Program$931,417$911,554$893,590$893,590
Pharmaceutical Regulation Retained Revenue$76,351$74,722$73,734$73,734
Public Health Critical Operations and Essential Services$18,655,879$17,834,776$17,303,169$17,400,813
Community Health Center Services$1,383,377$1,500,722$503,653$503,653
Postpartum Depression Pilot Program$0$51,137$0$0
Environmental Health Assessment and Compliance$4,011,388$3,772,194$3,755,666$3,755,666
Nuclear Power Reactor Monitoring Fee Revenue$1,738,916$1,701,832$1,772,312$1,772,312
Prescription Drug Registration Revenue$1,076,042$1,053,095$1,037,750$1,037,750
Division of Health Care Quality and Improvement$11,060,817$10,876,075$11,297,647$11,297,647
Div. of Health Care Quality Facility Licensing Revenue$2,224,131$2,176,700$3,118,125$3,118,125
Board of Registration in Nursing$893,423$672,740$670,216$670,216
Board of Registration in Pharmacy$1,261,348$1,154,970$1,118,782$1,118,929
Board of Registration in Medicine and Acupuncture$173,164$169,471$152,543$152,775
Board of Registration in Medicine RR$314,033$307,336$300,503$300,503
Health Boards of Registration$375,027$356,019$357,953$357,953
Regional Emergency Medical Services$869,419$825,351$807,000$807,000
Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner & Pediatric SANE$4,838,939$4,954,684$4,844,520$4,994,520
ALS Registry$274,710$268,852$267,415$267,415
Down Syndrome Clinic$0$102,274$0$0
HIV/AIDS Prevention Treatment and Services$33,667,716$31,535,590$28,059,582$30,834,416
HIV/AIDS Drug Program Manufacturer Rebates Retained Revenue$7,837,694$7,670,550$7,500,000$7,500,000
Bureau of Substance Abuse Services$129,853,853$135,590,659$136,123,457$137,173,457
Substance Abuse Step-Down Recovery Services$5,129,175$5,019,792$4,908,180$4,908,180
Secure Treatment Facilities for Opiate Addiction$2,090,052$1,984,116$1,940,000$5,000,000
Substance Abuse Family Intervention Program$1,567,539$1,473,206$1,440,450$1,440,450
Nasal Narcan Pilot Expansion$1,045,026$992,058$970,000$1,000,000
Substance Abuse Grants$0$1,002,285$0$0
Recovery High Schools$3,239,580$3,681,864$2,475,000$2,475,000
Compulsive Behavior Treatment Program Retained Revenue$1,045,026$1,278,425$1,500,000$1,500,000
Dental Health Services$1,744,824$2,068,341$1,725,016$1,725,016
Family Health Services$5,778,687$5,841,389$5,629,394$6,300,000
Women, Infants, and Children Program (WIC) $13,101,311$12,139,642$11,869,725$11,869,725
WIC Program Manufacturer Rebates$26,752,662$26,795,787$28,400,000$28,400,000
Early Intervention$29,835,663$29,966,452$29,300,167$29,300,167
Newborn Hearing Screening Program$84,456$82,655$81,534$80,448
Suicide Prevention and Intervention Program$4,316,738$4,387,607$4,010,788$4,010,788
Samaritans, Inc. Suicide Prevention$0$409,096$0$400,000
Services to Survivors of Homicide Victims$104,503$204,548$200,000$200,000
Health Promotion and Disease Prevention$3,761,058$4,204,460$3,434,369$3,434,369
Stroke Treatment and Ongoing Prevention Program$-292,607$204,548$0$0
Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Prevention$32,105,444$32,068,583$34,111,883$34,111,882
Healthy Relationships Grant Program$0$51,137$0$0
Blood Lead Testing$1,185,825$1,160,537$1,137,094$1,137,094
State Laboratory and Communicable Disease Control Services$12,835,685$12,613,092$11,837,853$12,332,648
STI Billing Retained Revenue$679,267$664,781$1,000,000$1,000,000
Matching funds for a Federal Emergency Preparedness Grant$1,590,795$1,556,870$1,509,345$1,509,345
State Laboratory Tuberculosis Testing Fee Retained Revenue$290,431$284,238$279,678$279,678
Mobile Integrated Health Retained Revenue$0$255,685$0$0
Home Health Agency Licensure Retained Revenue$0$1,022,740$0$0
Health Care Industry Plan Review Retained Revenue$0$204,548$200,000$200,000
Registry of Vital Records and Statistics Fee Retained Revenue$643,415$629,694$625,215$625,213
Teenage Pregnancy Prevention Program$2,535,151$2,389,124$2,494,872$3,000,000
Universal Immunization Program$2,359,458$2,309,141$2,276,169$2,276,169
School-Based Health Programs$12,470,116$12,343,853$11,765,955$11,765,955
Tobacco Cessation and Prevention Programs$4,040,170$3,803,429$3,358,872$3,718,872
Western Mass. Hospital Federal Reimbursement$23,148,223$22,143,202$23,060,382$23,060,382
Shattuck Private Medical Vendor Retained Revenue$530,807$519,487$507,937$507,937
Public Health Hospitals$161,029,454$158,934,183$156,964,356$157,257,572
Shattuck Hospital Dept. of Correction Inmate Revenue$4,757,147$4,655,697$4,552,181$4,552,181
SOPS Department of Correction Retained Revenue$26,857,164$25,626,521$26,959,206$26,959,206
Tewksbury Hospital RR$1,935,722$1,894,444$1,860,436$1,860,436
Prostate Cancer Research Program$313,508$562,507$0$550,000
Pediatric Palliative Care$1,885,831$2,665,602$2,606,334$3,006,334
Youth Violence Prevention Grants$1,397,329$1,367,531$1,338,850$1,500,000
Youth-At-Risk Matching Grants$2,194,554$3,850,616$500,000$3,000,000
Tewksbury Hospital DDS Client Retained Revenue$3,751,376$3,671,376$3,626,167$3,626,167
Public Health Trust Fund Tax Transfer$0$0$2,998,712$2,998,712
FY17FY18FY19 GovFY19 HWM
Substance Use Prevention Trust Fund$0$0$5,000,000$0
Substance Abuse Services Fund$0$0$0$0
Substance Abuse Services Fund$5,225,129$0$0$0
End of Life Care Commission$0$0$0$0
DPH Grant Program$0$0$0$0
Women's Preventive Health Reserve$313,508$0$0$0
H1N1 Reserve$0$0$0$0
Health Policy Commission Substance Abuse$627,016$0$0$0
Safe and Successful Youth Initiative$6,792,668$7,486,457$7,320,000$8,000,000
Crossroads$26,126$0$0$0
Office of Health Equity$0$0$0$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$156,141$152,812$151,200$151,200
SEAL Dental Program$931,417$911,554$893,590$893,590
Pharmaceutical Regulation Retained Revenue$76,351$74,722$73,734$73,734
Health Facility Licensing and Inspections Revenue$0$0$0$0
Public Health Critical Operations and Essential Services$18,655,879$17,834,776$17,303,169$17,400,813
End of Life Care Commission Retained Revenue$0$0$0$0
Community Health Center Services$1,383,377$1,500,722$503,653$503,653
Postpartum Depression Pilot Program$0$51,137$0$0
CenterCare Program at Community Health Centers$0$0$0$0
Environmental Health Assessment and Compliance$4,011,388$3,772,194$3,755,666$3,755,666
Nuclear Power Reactor Monitoring Fee Revenue$1,738,916$1,701,832$1,772,312$1,772,312
Prescription Drug Registration Revenue$1,076,042$1,053,095$1,037,750$1,037,750
Seabrook Monitoring$0$0$0$0
Division of Health Care Quality and Improvement$11,060,817$10,876,075$11,297,647$11,297,647
Office of Patient Protection$0$0$0$0
Div. of Health Care Quality Facility Licensing Revenue$2,224,131$2,176,700$3,118,125$3,118,125
Primary Care Center and Loan Forgiveness Program$0$0$0$0
Academic Detailing Program$0$0$0$0
Certified Nurse's Aide Scholarships Fund$0$0$0$0
Board of Registration in Nursing$893,423$672,740$670,216$670,216
Board of Registration in Pharmacy$1,261,348$1,154,970$1,118,782$1,118,929
Board of Registration in Medicine and Acupuncture$173,164$169,471$152,543$152,775
Board of Registration in Medicine RR$314,033$307,336$300,503$300,503
Health Boards of Registration$375,027$356,019$357,953$357,953
Board of Registration in Medicine Fee Retained Revenue$0$0$0$0
Determination of Need Program$0$0$0$0
Regional Emergency Medical Services$869,419$825,351$807,000$807,000
Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner & Pediatric SANE$4,838,939$4,954,684$4,844,520$4,994,520
Pediatric Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Program$0$0$0$0
ALS Registry$274,710$268,852$267,415$267,415
Down Syndrome Clinic$0$102,274$0$0
Community Health Center Dental Clinics$0$0$0$0
HIV/AIDS Prevention Treatment and Services$33,667,716$31,535,590$28,059,582$30,834,416
HIV/AIDS Drug Program Manufacturer Rebates Retained Revenue$7,837,694$7,670,550$7,500,000$7,500,000
AIDS Rental Subsidy$0$0$0$0
Bureau of Substance Abuse Services$129,853,853$135,590,659$136,123,457$137,173,457
Substance Abuse Step-Down Recovery Services$5,129,175$5,019,792$4,908,180$4,908,180
Secure Treatment Facilities for Opiate Addiction$2,090,052$1,984,116$1,940,000$5,000,000
Substance Abuse Family Intervention Program$1,567,539$1,473,206$1,440,450$1,440,450
Nasal Narcan Pilot Expansion$1,045,026$992,058$970,000$1,000,000
Sober Homes$0$0$0$0
Substance Abuse Grants$0$1,002,285$0$0
Substance Abuse Treatment Trust Fund$0$0$0$0
Recovery High Schools$3,239,580$3,681,864$2,475,000$2,475,000
Compulsive Behavior Treatment Program Retained Revenue$1,045,026$1,278,425$1,500,000$1,500,000
Dental Health Services$1,744,824$2,068,341$1,725,016$1,725,016
Family Planning Expansion$0$0$0$0
Family Health Services$5,778,687$5,841,389$5,629,394$6,300,000
Domestic Violence Community Education$0$0$0$0
Women, Infants, and Children Program (WIC) $13,101,311$12,139,642$11,869,725$11,869,725
Early Intervention Services Medicaid Reimbursement Retained Revenue$0$0$0$0
WIC Program Manufacturer Rebates$26,752,662$26,795,787$28,400,000$28,400,000
Early Intervention$29,835,663$29,966,452$29,300,167$29,300,167
Early Intervention Staff Rate Increase$0$0$0$0
Community Domestic Violence Programs$0$0$0$0
Newborn Hearing Screening Program$84,456$82,655$81,534$80,448
Shaken Baby Syndrome Prevention Program$0$0$0$0
Suicide Prevention and Intervention Program$4,316,738$4,387,607$4,010,788$4,010,788
Samaritans, Inc. Suicide Prevention$0$409,096$0$400,000
Services to Survivors of Homicide Victims$104,503$204,548$200,000$200,000
Osteoporosis Prevention$0$0$0$0
Health Promotion and Disease Prevention$3,761,058$4,204,460$3,434,369$3,434,369
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$0
Stroke Treatment and Ongoing Prevention Program$-292,607$204,548$0$0
Ovarian Cancer Screening$0$0$0$0
Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Prevention$32,105,444$32,068,583$34,111,883$34,111,882
Healthy Relationships Grant Program$0$51,137$0$0
Blood Lead Testing$1,185,825$1,160,537$1,137,094$1,137,094
Diabetes Screening and Outreach$0$0$0$0
State Laboratory and Communicable Disease Control Services$12,835,685$12,613,092$11,837,853$12,332,648
State Laboratory Facility Staff UMass Medical$0$0$0$0
DPH Amherst Drug Lab Refurbishment$0$0$0$0
STI Billing Retained Revenue$679,267$664,781$1,000,000$1,000,000
Matching funds for a Federal Emergency Preparedness Grant$1,590,795$1,556,870$1,509,345$1,509,345
State Laboratory Tuberculosis Testing Fee Retained Revenue$290,431$284,238$279,678$279,678
Mobile Integrated Health Retained Revenue$0$255,685$0$0
Home Health Agency Licensure Retained Revenue$0$1,022,740$0$0
Health Care Industry Plan Review Retained Revenue$0$204,548$200,000$200,000
Health Statistics Division$0$0$0$0
Registry of Vital Records and Statistics Fee Retained Revenue$643,415$629,694$625,215$625,213
Teenage Pregnancy Prevention Program$2,535,151$2,389,124$2,494,872$3,000,000
Early Breast Cancer Detection$0$0$0$0
Infection Prevention Program$0$0$0$0
Universal Immunization Program$2,359,458$2,309,141$2,276,169$2,276,169
Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine$0$0$0$0
Childhood Vaccine Program$0$0$0$0
Homeless Respite Services$0$0$0$0
Public Health Evaluation Grant Program$-261,256$0$0$0
Smoking Prevention and Cessation Program Expansion$0$0$0$0
School-Based Health Programs$12,470,116$12,343,853$11,765,955$11,765,955
Tobacco Cessation and Prevention Programs$4,040,170$3,803,429$3,358,872$3,718,872
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$23,148,223$22,143,202$23,060,382$23,060,382
Shattuck Private Medical Vendor Retained Revenue$530,807$519,487$507,937$507,937
Direct Care Staff Recruitment$0$0$0$0
Public Health Hospitals$161,029,454$158,934,183$156,964,356$157,257,572
Public Hospital Medical Equipment and Facility Repair$0$0$0$0
Shattuck Hospital Dept. of Correction Inmate Revenue$4,757,147$4,655,697$4,552,181$4,552,181
SOPS Department of Correction Retained Revenue$26,857,164$25,626,521$26,959,206$26,959,206
Western Massachusetts Hospital Expansion$0$0$0$0
Tewksbury Hospital RR$1,935,722$1,894,444$1,860,436$1,860,436
Prostate Cancer Research Program$313,508$562,507$0$550,000
Municipal Naloxone Bulk Purchase Program$0$0$0$0
Pediatric Palliative Care$1,885,831$2,665,602$2,606,334$3,006,334
Youth Violence Prevention Grants$1,397,329$1,367,531$1,338,850$1,500,000
Youth-At-Risk Matching Grants$2,194,554$3,850,616$500,000$3,000,000
Tewksbury Hospital DDS Client Retained Revenue$3,751,376$3,671,376$3,626,167$3,626,167
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
Public Health Trust Fund Tax Transfer$0$0$2,998,712$2,998,712