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Public Health

funding levels adjusted for inflation (CPI)

  • Funding History
Adjusted for inflation (CPI) NOT adjusted
FY22 HWM$762,459,503$762,459,503
FY21$817,850,883$805,538,271
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
  • See Changes in Funding
Between and
Funding for Public Health
11.8%

comparisons adjusted for inflation (CPI)

Adjusted for inflation (CPI) NOT adjusted
FY22 HWM$762,459,503$762,459,503
FY22 Gov$725,916,560$725,916,560
FY21$817,850,883$805,538,271

funding levels adjusted for inflation (CPI)

  • Active Line Items
  • All Line Items
FY20FY21FY22 GovFY22 HWM
Marijuana Public Awareness Campaign$1,027,761$0$0$0
Community Behavioral Health Promotion and Prevention Trust Fund$205,552$203,057$0$200,000
Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Trust Fund$2,774,954$2,741,269$2,700,000$2,700,000
Safe and Successful Youth Initiative$9,949,608$10,928,671$10,000,000$10,000,000
Office of Health Equity$102,776$101,528$100,000$100,000
Food Protection Program Retained Revenue$166,308$164,709$162,229$162,229
SEAL Dental Program$920,935$909,756$0$0
Pharmaceutical Regulation Retained Revenue$75,781$74,861$73,734$73,734
Public Health Critical Operations and Essential Services$20,071,287$22,466,855$21,049,963$21,449,963
Community Health Center Services$3,508,440$3,798,296$2,002,548$3,102,547
Postpartum Depression Pilot Program$308,328$304,585$0$300,000
Environmental Health Assessment and Compliance$4,413,750$5,600,809$5,345,491$5,345,491
Nuclear Power Reactor Monitoring Fee Revenue$1,947,699$1,945,871$1,932,791$1,932,792
Prescription Drug Registration Revenue$1,118,516$1,119,938$1,125,952$1,125,952
Division of Health Care Quality and Improvement$13,288,814$13,754,076$13,547,011$13,547,011
Div. of Health Care Quality Facility Licensing Revenue$3,317,028$3,337,571$3,327,459$3,327,459
Board of Registration in Nursing$856,598$865,355$879,152$879,152
Board of Registration in Pharmacy$1,288,463$1,296,325$1,285,529$1,285,529
Board of Registration in Medicine and Acupuncture$177,889$180,043$177,332$177,332
Board of Registration in Medicine RR$308,845$305,096$300,503$300,503
Health Boards of Registration$438,526$449,946$453,260$453,260
Regional Emergency Medical Services$932,179$1,015,285$500,000$1,000,000
Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner & Pediatric SANE$5,945,127$7,660,705$6,000,448$6,200,448
ALS Registry$295,184$294,460$290,027$290,027
Down Syndrome Clinic$154,164$152,293$0$150,000
HIV/AIDS Prevention Treatment and Services$31,609,617$31,231,769$28,220,405$30,826,665
HIV/AIDS Drug Program Manufacturer Rebates Retained Revenue$15,416,413$15,229,274$15,000,000$15,000,000
Bureau of Substance Abuse Services$154,355,007$171,808,243$142,834,091$160,134,092
Substance Abuse Step-Down Recovery Services$5,044,435$4,602,469$4,533,180$4,533,180
Secure Treatment Facilities for Opiate Addiction$2,055,522$1,370,635$1,350,000$1,350,000
Substance Abuse Family Intervention Program$1,506,132$1,462,467$1,440,450$1,440,450
Nasal Narcan Pilot Expansion$1,068,871$1,035,591$1,020,000$1,020,000
Substance Abuse Grants$4,141,876$890,405$0$100,000
Harm Reduction through Syringe Access$4,316,596$5,634,831$3,834,282$4,700,000
Compulsive Behavior Treatment Program Retained Revenue$1,027,761$1,015,285$1,000,000$1,000,000
Dental Health Services$2,165,563$1,811,518$1,737,206$1,737,206
Department of Public Health Safety Reform Matching Grants$0$2,538,212$0$500,000
Vaccine Planning, Distribution & Awareness$0$1,015,285$0$1,000,000
Grants to Local Boards of Health$0$10,152,850$10,000,000$0
Local COVID-19 Supports$0$2,005,188$0$0
Family Health Services$7,455,613$13,913,024$12,481,850$14,731,000
Women, Infants, and Children Program (WIC) $12,199,239$12,093,832$11,911,761$11,911,761
WIC Program Manufacturer Rebates$29,188,409$27,818,808$27,400,000$27,400,000
Early Intervention$36,819,981$47,211,287$30,305,914$36,500,000
Newborn Hearing Screening Program$89,814$88,800$87,463$87,464
Suicide Prevention and Intervention Program$5,236,824$6,827,791$4,743,371$6,477,962
Samaritans, Inc. Suicide Prevention$411,104$406,114$400,000$400,000
Services to Survivors of Homicide Victims$205,552$203,057$200,000$200,000
Health Promotion and Disease Prevention$4,337,747$3,764,189$3,428,656$3,628,657
Stroke Treatment and Ongoing Prevention Program$513,880$507,642$0$500,000
Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Prevention$39,230,401$51,110,759$50,341,295$50,341,295
Healthy Relationships Grant Program$1,027,761$1,066,049$1,000,000$1,000,000
Behavioral Health Supports$0$5,883,576$0$0
Blood Lead Testing$1,210,319$1,219,080$1,223,828$1,223,828
State Laboratory and Communicable Disease Control Services$15,375,288$19,160,236$17,890,893$17,890,893
STI Billing Retained Revenue$1,029,169$1,017,180$1,025,177$1,025,177
Matching funds for a Federal Emergency Preparedness Grant$1,560,404$1,542,538$1,519,315$1,530,883
State Laboratory Tuberculosis Testing Fee Retained Revenue$293,815$297,018$292,546$292,546
Mobile Integrated Health Retained Revenue$277,495$274,127$49,569$49,568
Health Care Industry Plan Review Retained Revenue$242,854$407,272$403,074$403,074
Registry of Vital Records and Statistics Fee Retained Revenue$872,555$868,824$855,744$855,744
Teenage Pregnancy Prevention Program$3,083,283$3,165,199$2,721,148$3,121,149
Universal Immunization Program$2,314,060$2,328,747$2,402,819$2,402,820
School-Based Health Programs$12,728,479$15,343,490$12,062,038$13,709,668
Tobacco Cessation and Prevention Programs$4,745,922$7,226,956$4,618,792$5,618,793
Western Mass. Hospital Federal Reimbursement$24,897,634$25,081,530$25,140,258$25,140,258
Shattuck Private Medical Vendor Retained Revenue$522,038$515,701$507,937$507,937
Public Health Hospitals$169,039,295$168,590,356$170,972,689$170,972,689
Shattuck Hospital Dept. of Correction Inmate Revenue$4,678,554$4,621,761$4,684,524$4,684,524
SOPS Department of Correction Retained Revenue$29,815,249$29,180,587$30,933,369$30,933,369
Tewksbury Hospital RR$1,979,169$1,963,850$1,946,945$1,946,944
Prostate Cancer Research Program$822,209$812,228$0$1,000,000
Municipal Naloxone Bulk Purchase Program$513,880$507,642$533,000$533,000
Pediatric Palliative Care$4,903,502$6,661,875$4,816,582$7,709,700
Violent Crime Prevention Pilot$18,520,662$1,015,285$0$500,000
Youth Violence Prevention Grants$2,064,241$3,203,224$2,009,183$4,000,000
Youth-At-Risk Matching Grants$7,255,992$7,944,605$1,400,000$2,400,000
Tewksbury Hospital DDS Client Retained Revenue$3,866,439$3,847,616$3,840,294$3,840,295
Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Opioid Commission$51,388$0$0$0
Public Health Trust Fund Tax Transfer$11,071,663$8,683,643$9,543,483$9,543,483
FY20FY21FY22 GovFY22 HWM
Marijuana Public Awareness Campaign$1,027,761$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$205,552$203,057$0$200,000
Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Trust Fund$2,774,954$2,741,269$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
Safe and Successful Youth Initiative$9,949,608$10,928,671$10,000,000$10,000,000
Crossroads$0$0$0$0
Office of Health Equity$102,776$101,528$100,000$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$166,308$164,709$162,229$162,229
SEAL Dental Program$920,935$909,756$0$0
Pharmaceutical Regulation Retained Revenue$75,781$74,861$73,734$73,734
Health Facility Licensing and Inspections Revenue$0$0$0$0
Public Health Critical Operations and Essential Services$20,071,287$22,466,855$21,049,963$21,449,963
End of Life Care Commission Retained Revenue$0$0$0$0
Community Health Center Services$3,508,440$3,798,296$2,002,548$3,102,547
Postpartum Depression Pilot Program$308,328$304,585$0$300,000
CenterCare Program at Community Health Centers$0$0$0$0
Environmental Health Assessment and Compliance$4,413,750$5,600,809$5,345,491$5,345,491
Nuclear Power Reactor Monitoring Fee Revenue$1,947,699$1,945,871$1,932,791$1,932,792
Prescription Drug Registration Revenue$1,118,516$1,119,938$1,125,952$1,125,952
Seabrook Monitoring$0$0$0$0
Division of Health Care Quality and Improvement$13,288,814$13,754,076$13,547,011$13,547,011
Office of Patient Protection$0$0$0$0
Div. of Health Care Quality Facility Licensing Revenue$3,317,028$3,337,571$3,327,459$3,327,459
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$856,598$865,355$879,152$879,152
Board of Registration in Pharmacy$1,288,463$1,296,325$1,285,529$1,285,529
Board of Registration in Medicine and Acupuncture$177,889$180,043$177,332$177,332
Board of Registration in Medicine RR$308,845$305,096$300,503$300,503
Health Boards of Registration$438,526$449,946$453,260$453,260
Board of Registration in Medicine Fee Retained Revenue$0$0$0$0
Determination of Need Program$0$0$0$0
Regional Emergency Medical Services$932,179$1,015,285$500,000$1,000,000
Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner & Pediatric SANE$5,945,127$7,660,705$6,000,448$6,200,448
Pediatric Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Program$0$0$0$0
ALS Registry$295,184$294,460$290,027$290,027
Down Syndrome Clinic$154,164$152,293$0$150,000
Community Health Center Dental Clinics$0$0$0$0
HIV/AIDS Prevention Treatment and Services$31,609,617$31,231,769$28,220,405$30,826,665
HIV/AIDS Drug Program Manufacturer Rebates Retained Revenue$15,416,413$15,229,274$15,000,000$15,000,000
AIDS Rental Subsidy$0$0$0$0
Bureau of Substance Abuse Services$154,355,007$171,808,243$142,834,091$160,134,092
Substance Abuse Step-Down Recovery Services$5,044,435$4,602,469$4,533,180$4,533,180
Secure Treatment Facilities for Opiate Addiction$2,055,522$1,370,635$1,350,000$1,350,000
Substance Abuse Family Intervention Program$1,506,132$1,462,467$1,440,450$1,440,450
Nasal Narcan Pilot Expansion$1,068,871$1,035,591$1,020,000$1,020,000
Sober Homes$0$0$0$0
Substance Abuse Grants$4,141,876$890,405$0$100,000
Harm Reduction through Syringe Access$4,316,596$5,634,831$3,834,282$4,700,000
Substance Abuse Treatment Trust Fund$0$0$0$0
Compulsive Behavior Treatment Program Retained Revenue$1,027,761$1,015,285$1,000,000$1,000,000
Dental Health Services$2,165,563$1,811,518$1,737,206$1,737,206
Family Planning Expansion$0$0$0$0
Department of Public Health Safety Reform Matching Grants$0$2,538,212$0$500,000
Vaccine Planning, Distribution & Awareness$0$1,015,285$0$1,000,000
Grants to Local Boards of Health$0$10,152,850$10,000,000$0
Local COVID-19 Supports$0$2,005,188$0$0
Family Health Services$7,455,613$13,913,024$12,481,850$14,731,000
Domestic Violence Community Education$0$0$0$0
Women, Infants, and Children Program (WIC) $12,199,239$12,093,832$11,911,761$11,911,761
Early Intervention Services Medicaid Reimbursement Retained Revenue$0$0$0$0
WIC Program Manufacturer Rebates$29,188,409$27,818,808$27,400,000$27,400,000
Early Intervention$36,819,981$47,211,287$30,305,914$36,500,000
Early Intervention Staff Rate Increase$0$0$0$0
Community Domestic Violence Programs$0$0$0$0
Newborn Hearing Screening Program$89,814$88,800$87,463$87,464
Shaken Baby Syndrome Prevention Program$0$0$0$0
Suicide Prevention and Intervention Program$5,236,824$6,827,791$4,743,371$6,477,962
Samaritans, Inc. Suicide Prevention$411,104$406,114$400,000$400,000
Services to Survivors of Homicide Victims$205,552$203,057$200,000$200,000
Osteoporosis Prevention$0$0$0$0
Health Promotion and Disease Prevention$4,337,747$3,764,189$3,428,656$3,628,657
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$513,880$507,642$0$500,000
Ovarian Cancer Screening$0$0$0$0
Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Prevention$39,230,401$51,110,759$50,341,295$50,341,295
Healthy Relationships Grant Program$1,027,761$1,066,049$1,000,000$1,000,000
Behavioral Health Supports$0$5,883,576$0$0
Blood Lead Testing$1,210,319$1,219,080$1,223,828$1,223,828
Diabetes Screening and Outreach$0$0$0$0
State Laboratory and Communicable Disease Control Services$15,375,288$19,160,236$17,890,893$17,890,893
State Laboratory Facility Staff UMass Medical$0$0$0$0
DPH Amherst Drug Lab Refurbishment$0$0$0$0
STI Billing Retained Revenue$1,029,169$1,017,180$1,025,177$1,025,177
Matching funds for a Federal Emergency Preparedness Grant$1,560,404$1,542,538$1,519,315$1,530,883
State Laboratory Tuberculosis Testing Fee Retained Revenue$293,815$297,018$292,546$292,546
Mobile Integrated Health Retained Revenue$277,495$274,127$49,569$49,568
Home Health Agency Licensure Retained Revenue$0$0$0$0
Health Care Industry Plan Review Retained Revenue$242,854$407,272$403,074$403,074
Health Statistics Division$0$0$0$0
Registry of Vital Records and Statistics Fee Retained Revenue$872,555$868,824$855,744$855,744
Teenage Pregnancy Prevention Program$3,083,283$3,165,199$2,721,148$3,121,149
Early Breast Cancer Detection$0$0$0$0
Infection Prevention Program$0$0$0$0
Universal Immunization Program$2,314,060$2,328,747$2,402,819$2,402,820
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$12,728,479$15,343,490$12,062,038$13,709,668
Tobacco Cessation and Prevention Programs$4,745,922$7,226,956$4,618,792$5,618,793
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$24,897,634$25,081,530$25,140,258$25,140,258
Shattuck Private Medical Vendor Retained Revenue$522,038$515,701$507,937$507,937
Direct Care Staff Recruitment$0$0$0$0
Public Health Hospitals$169,039,295$168,590,356$170,972,689$170,972,689
Public Hospital Medical Equipment and Facility Repair$0$0$0$0
Shattuck Hospital Dept. of Correction Inmate Revenue$4,678,554$4,621,761$4,684,524$4,684,524
SOPS Department of Correction Retained Revenue$29,815,249$29,180,587$30,933,369$30,933,369
Western Massachusetts Hospital Expansion$0$0$0$0
Tewksbury Hospital RR$1,979,169$1,963,850$1,946,945$1,946,944
Prostate Cancer Research Program$822,209$812,228$0$1,000,000
Municipal Naloxone Bulk Purchase Program$513,880$507,642$533,000$533,000
Pediatric Palliative Care$4,903,502$6,661,875$4,816,582$7,709,700
Violent Crime Prevention Pilot$18,520,662$1,015,285$0$500,000
Youth Violence Prevention Grants$2,064,241$3,203,224$2,009,183$4,000,000
Youth-At-Risk Matching Grants$7,255,992$7,944,605$1,400,000$2,400,000
Tewksbury Hospital DDS Client Retained Revenue$3,866,439$3,847,616$3,840,294$3,840,295
Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Opioid Commission$51,388$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 Tax Transfer$11,071,663$8,683,643$9,543,483$9,543,483