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Public Health

funding levels adjusted for inflation (CPI)

  • Funding History
Adjusted for inflation (CPI) NOT adjusted
FY21 SWM$765,529,810$765,529,810
FY20$758,429,193$750,351,529
FY19$684,363,964$666,526,002
FY18$643,694,577$614,173,687
FY17$644,977,061$601,897,036
FY16$658,669,032$603,452,491
FY15$618,512,582$562,939,659
FY14$654,720,044$591,660,440
FY13$608,923,846$541,844,276
FY12$622,313,897$544,580,870
FY11$608,179,514$517,027,769
FY10$633,387,383$527,983,703
FY09$710,136,309$586,190,993
FY08$719,347,579$585,593,412
FY07$693,561,268$544,405,786
FY06$614,510,298$470,136,914
FY05$584,438,227$430,853,961
FY04$548,957,304$392,892,440
FY03$576,292,068$403,554,463
FY02$744,921,611$510,395,072
FY01$809,075,018$544,705,423
  • See Changes in Funding
Between and
Funding for Public Health
5.4%

comparisons adjusted for inflation (CPI)

Adjusted for inflation (CPI) NOT adjusted
FY21 SWM$765,529,810$765,529,810
FY21 HWM$738,235,051$738,235,051
FY21 Gov$719,400,172$719,400,172
FY20$758,429,193$750,351,529

funding levels adjusted for inflation (CPI)

  • Active Line Items
  • All Line Items
FY20FY21 GovFY21 SWM
Marijuana Public Awareness Campaign$1,010,765$0$0
Community Behavioral Health Promotion and Prevention Trust Fund$202,153$0$0
Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Trust Fund$2,729,066$2,700,000$2,700,000
COVID-19 Prevention, Treatment, Awareness$15,161,478$0$0
Safe and Successful Youth Initiative$10,557,442$10,000,000$10,000,000
Office of Health Equity$101,077$100,000$0
Food Protection Program Retained Revenue$163,558$162,229$162,229
SEAL Dental Program$905,706$896,060$896,060
Pharmaceutical Regulation Retained Revenue$74,528$73,734$73,734
Public Health Critical Operations and Essential Services$19,739,376$20,378,620$21,628,620
Community Health Center Services$3,450,422$2,016,114$2,016,113
Postpartum Depression Pilot Program$303,230$0$300,000
Environmental Health Assessment and Compliance$4,340,761$5,516,490$5,516,490
Nuclear Power Reactor Monitoring Fee Revenue$1,915,491$1,916,576$1,916,576
Prescription Drug Registration Revenue$1,100,020$1,103,078$1,103,078
Division of Health Care Quality and Improvement$13,069,061$13,547,011$13,547,011
Div. of Health Care Quality Facility Licensing Revenue$3,262,176$3,287,324$3,287,324
Board of Registration in Nursing$842,432$852,327$852,327
Board of Registration in Pharmacy$1,267,156$1,276,809$1,276,809
Board of Registration in Medicine and Acupuncture$174,947$177,332$177,332
Board of Registration in Medicine RR$303,738$300,503$300,503
Health Boards of Registration$431,274$443,172$443,172
Regional Emergency Medical Services$916,764$500,000$1,000,000
Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner & Pediatric SANE$6,574,566$5,968,984$6,118,984
ALS Registry$290,303$290,027$290,027
Down Syndrome Clinic$151,615$0$150,000
HIV/AIDS Prevention Treatment and Services$31,086,900$30,761,580$30,761,580
HIV/AIDS Drug Program Manufacturer Rebates Retained Revenue$15,161,478$15,000,000$15,000,000
Bureau of Substance Abuse Services$151,802,493$153,071,697$163,951,698
Substance Abuse Step-Down Recovery Services$4,961,017$4,908,180$4,533,180
Secure Treatment Facilities for Opiate Addiction$2,021,530$2,000,000$1,350,000
Substance Abuse Family Intervention Program$1,481,226$1,440,450$1,440,450
Nasal Narcan Pilot Expansion$1,051,196$1,020,000$1,020,000
Substance Abuse Grants$4,245,214$0$0
Harm Reduction through Syringe Access$5,053,826$4,700,000$4,700,000
Compulsive Behavior Treatment Program Retained Revenue$1,010,765$1,000,000$1,000,000
Dental Health Services$2,129,752$1,734,246$1,734,246
Department of Public Health Safety Reform Matching Grants$0$0$2,500,000
Vaccine Planning, Distribution & Awareness$0$0$1,000,000
Grants to Local Boards of Health$0$0$10,000,000
Family Health Services$7,332,322$13,703,566$13,703,566
Women, Infants, and Children Program (WIC) $11,997,505$11,911,761$11,911,761
WIC Program Manufacturer Rebates$28,705,731$27,400,000$27,400,000
Early Intervention$31,157,276$35,366,159$35,366,159
Newborn Hearing Screening Program$88,329$87,463$87,463
Suicide Prevention and Intervention Program$5,150,225$4,779,762$6,700,000
Samaritans, Inc. Suicide Prevention$404,306$400,000$400,000
Services to Survivors of Homicide Victims$202,153$200,000$200,000
Health Promotion and Disease Prevention$4,266,015$3,457,519$3,457,519
Stroke Treatment and Ongoing Prevention Program$505,383$0$500,000
Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Prevention$38,581,662$39,851,295$45,231,295
Healthy Relationships Grant Program$1,010,765$1,000,000$1,000,000
Behavioral Health Supports$0$0$5,795,000
Blood Lead Testing$1,190,304$1,200,727$1,200,727
State Laboratory and Communicable Disease Control Services$15,121,032$16,999,953$16,999,953
STI Billing Retained Revenue$1,012,150$1,001,867$1,001,867
Matching funds for a Federal Emergency Preparedness Grant$1,534,600$1,519,315$1,519,315
State Laboratory Tuberculosis Testing Fee Retained Revenue$288,957$292,546$292,546
Mobile Integrated Health Retained Revenue$272,907$270,000$270,000
Health Care Industry Plan Review Retained Revenue$238,838$401,141$401,141
Registry of Vital Records and Statistics Fee Retained Revenue$858,125$855,744$855,744
Teenage Pregnancy Prevention Program$3,032,296$3,117,548$2,717,547
Universal Immunization Program$2,275,793$2,293,688$2,293,688
School-Based Health Programs$13,517,552$12,055,954$14,123,583
Tobacco Cessation and Prevention Programs$4,667,441$4,618,155$4,618,155
Western Mass. Hospital Federal Reimbursement$24,485,911$24,703,932$24,703,932
Shattuck Private Medical Vendor Retained Revenue$513,405$507,937$507,937
Public Health Hospitals$166,243,952$165,777,257$165,777,257
Shattuck Hospital Dept. of Correction Inmate Revenue$4,601,186$4,552,181$4,552,181
SOPS Department of Correction Retained Revenue$29,322,205$28,741,278$28,741,278
Tewksbury Hospital RR$1,946,441$1,934,285$1,934,285
Prostate Cancer Research Program$808,612$0$800,000
Municipal Naloxone Bulk Purchase Program$505,383$500,000$500,000
Pediatric Palliative Care$4,867,899$4,816,582$6,516,582
Violent Crime Prevention Pilot$18,719,775$0$0
Youth Violence Prevention Grants$2,030,106$2,009,182$2,009,183
Youth-At-Risk Matching Grants$7,186,540$1,400,000$6,350,000
Tewksbury Hospital DDS Client Retained Revenue$3,802,501$3,789,691$3,789,691
Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Opioid Commission$50,538$50,000$0
Public Health Trust Fund Tax Transfer$10,888,575$10,691,141$8,552,912
FY20FY21 GovFY21 SWM
Marijuana Public Awareness Campaign$1,010,765$0$0
Substance Use Prevention Trust Fund$0$0$0
Substance Abuse Services Fund$0$0$0
Community Behavioral Health Promotion and Prevention Trust Fund$202,153$0$0
Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Trust Fund$2,729,066$2,700,000$2,700,000
Substance Abuse Services Fund$0$0$0
Family Planning Reserve$0$0$0
End of Life Care Commission$0$0$0
DPH Grant Program$0$0$0
Womens Preventive Health Reserve$0$0$0
H1N1 Reserve$0$0$0
COVID-19 Prevention, Treatment, Awareness$15,161,478$0$0
Health Policy Commission Substance Abuse$0$0$0
Safe and Successful Youth Initiative$10,557,442$10,000,000$10,000,000
Crossroads$0$0$0
Office of Health Equity$101,077$100,000$0
Youth-At-Risk Matching Grants$0$0$0
Youth-At-Risk Grants$0$0$0
Youth-At-Risk Matching Grants$0$0$0
Betsy Lehman Center$0$0$0
Food Protection Program Retained Revenue$163,558$162,229$162,229
SEAL Dental Program$905,706$896,060$896,060
Pharmaceutical Regulation Retained Revenue$74,528$73,734$73,734
Health Facility Licensing and Inspections Revenue$0$0$0
Public Health Critical Operations and Essential Services$19,739,376$20,378,620$21,628,620
End of Life Care Commission Retained Revenue$0$0$0
Community Health Center Services$3,450,422$2,016,114$2,016,113
Postpartum Depression Pilot Program$303,230$0$300,000
CenterCare Program at Community Health Centers$0$0$0
Environmental Health Assessment and Compliance$4,340,761$5,516,490$5,516,490
Nuclear Power Reactor Monitoring Fee Revenue$1,915,491$1,916,576$1,916,576
Prescription Drug Registration Revenue$1,100,020$1,103,078$1,103,078
Seabrook Monitoring$0$0$0
Division of Health Care Quality and Improvement$13,069,061$13,547,011$13,547,011
Office of Patient Protection$0$0$0
Div. of Health Care Quality Facility Licensing Revenue$3,262,176$3,287,324$3,287,324
Primary Care Center and Loan Forgiveness Program$0$0$0
Certified Nurses Aide Scholarships Fund$0$0$0
Board of Registration in Nursing$842,432$852,327$852,327
Board of Registration in Pharmacy$1,267,156$1,276,809$1,276,809
Board of Registration in Medicine and Acupuncture$174,947$177,332$177,332
Board of Registration in Medicine RR$303,738$300,503$300,503
Health Boards of Registration$431,274$443,172$443,172
Board of Registration in Medicine Fee Retained Revenue$0$0$0
Determination of Need Program$0$0$0
Regional Emergency Medical Services$916,764$500,000$1,000,000
Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner & Pediatric SANE$6,574,566$5,968,984$6,118,984
Pediatric Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Program$0$0$0
ALS Registry$290,303$290,027$290,027
Down Syndrome Clinic$151,615$0$150,000
Community Health Center Dental Clinics$0$0$0
HIV/AIDS Prevention Treatment and Services$31,086,900$30,761,580$30,761,580
HIV/AIDS Drug Program Manufacturer Rebates Retained Revenue$15,161,478$15,000,000$15,000,000
AIDS Rental Subsidy$0$0$0
Bureau of Substance Abuse Services$151,802,493$153,071,697$163,951,698
Substance Abuse Step-Down Recovery Services$4,961,017$4,908,180$4,533,180
Secure Treatment Facilities for Opiate Addiction$2,021,530$2,000,000$1,350,000
Substance Abuse Family Intervention Program$1,481,226$1,440,450$1,440,450
Nasal Narcan Pilot Expansion$1,051,196$1,020,000$1,020,000
Sober Homes$0$0$0
Substance Abuse Grants$4,245,214$0$0
Harm Reduction through Syringe Access$5,053,826$4,700,000$4,700,000
Substance Abuse Treatment Trust Fund$0$0$0
Compulsive Behavior Treatment Program Retained Revenue$1,010,765$1,000,000$1,000,000
Dental Health Services$2,129,752$1,734,246$1,734,246
Family Planning Expansion$0$0$0
Department of Public Health Safety Reform Matching Grants$0$0$2,500,000
Vaccine Planning, Distribution & Awareness$0$0$1,000,000
Grants to Local Boards of Health$0$0$10,000,000
Family Health Services$7,332,322$13,703,566$13,703,566
Domestic Violence Community Education$0$0$0
Women, Infants, and Children Program (WIC) $11,997,505$11,911,761$11,911,761
Early Intervention Services Medicaid Reimbursement Retained Revenue$0$0$0
WIC Program Manufacturer Rebates$28,705,731$27,400,000$27,400,000
Early Intervention$31,157,276$35,366,159$35,366,159
Early Intervention Staff Rate Increase$0$0$0
Community Domestic Violence Programs$0$0$0
Newborn Hearing Screening Program$88,329$87,463$87,463
Shaken Baby Syndrome Prevention Program$0$0$0
Suicide Prevention and Intervention Program$5,150,225$4,779,762$6,700,000
Samaritans, Inc. Suicide Prevention$404,306$400,000$400,000
Services to Survivors of Homicide Victims$202,153$200,000$200,000
Osteoporosis Prevention$0$0$0
Health Promotion and Disease Prevention$4,266,015$3,457,519$3,457,519
Prostate Cancer Screening Program$0$0$0
Colorectal Cancer Prevention$0$0$0
Hepatitis C Prevention, Education and Treatment$0$0$0
Multiple Sclerosis Screening, Education and Treatment$0$0$0
Renal Disease Program$0$0$0
Organ Transplants$0$0$0
Neurofibromatosis Awareness$0$0$0
Cardiac Surgery Data Program$0$0$0
Stroke Treatment and Ongoing Prevention Program$505,383$0$500,000
Ovarian Cancer Screening$0$0$0
Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Prevention$38,581,662$39,851,295$45,231,295
Healthy Relationships Grant Program$1,010,765$1,000,000$1,000,000
Behavioral Health Supports$0$0$5,795,000
Blood Lead Testing$1,190,304$1,200,727$1,200,727
Diabetes Screening and Outreach$0$0$0
State Laboratory and Communicable Disease Control Services$15,121,032$16,999,953$16,999,953
State Laboratory Facility Staff UMass Medical$0$0$0
DPH Amherst Drug Lab Refurbishment$0$0$0
STI Billing Retained Revenue$1,012,150$1,001,867$1,001,867
Matching funds for a Federal Emergency Preparedness Grant$1,534,600$1,519,315$1,519,315
State Laboratory Tuberculosis Testing Fee Retained Revenue$288,957$292,546$292,546
Mobile Integrated Health Retained Revenue$272,907$270,000$270,000
Home Health Agency Licensure Retained Revenue$0$0$0
Health Care Industry Plan Review Retained Revenue$238,838$401,141$401,141
Health Statistics Division$0$0$0
Registry of Vital Records and Statistics Fee Retained Revenue$858,125$855,744$855,744
Teenage Pregnancy Prevention Program$3,032,296$3,117,548$2,717,547
Early Breast Cancer Detection$0$0$0
Infection Prevention Program$0$0$0
Universal Immunization Program$2,275,793$2,293,688$2,293,688
Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine$0$0$0
Childhood Vaccine Program$0$0$0
Homeless Respite Services$0$0$0
Public Health Evaluation Grant Program$0$0$0
Smoking Prevention and Cessation Program Expansion$0$0$0
School-Based Health Programs$13,517,552$12,055,954$14,123,583
Tobacco Cessation and Prevention Programs$4,667,441$4,618,155$4,618,155
School Health Service Retained Revenue$0$0$0
School-Based Health Centers$0$0$0
School Health Services$0$0$0
Hospital Bureau$0$0$0
Tewksbury State Hospital$0$0$0
Mass. Hospital School$0$0$0
Lemuel Shattuck Hospital$0$0$0
Western Mass. Hospital Federal Reimbursement$24,485,911$24,703,932$24,703,932
Shattuck Private Medical Vendor Retained Revenue$513,405$507,937$507,937
Direct Care Staff Recruitment$0$0$0
Public Health Hospitals$166,243,952$165,777,257$165,777,257
Public Hospital Medical Equipment and Facility Repair$0$0$0
Shattuck Hospital Dept. of Correction Inmate Revenue$4,601,186$4,552,181$4,552,181
SOPS Department of Correction Retained Revenue$29,322,205$28,741,278$28,741,278
Western Massachusetts Hospital Expansion$0$0$0
Tewksbury Hospital RR$1,946,441$1,934,285$1,934,285
Prostate Cancer Research Program$808,612$0$800,000
Municipal Naloxone Bulk Purchase Program$505,383$500,000$500,000
Pediatric Palliative Care$4,867,899$4,816,582$6,516,582
Violent Crime Prevention Pilot$18,719,775$0$0
Youth Violence Prevention Grants$2,030,106$2,009,182$2,009,183
Youth-At-Risk Matching Grants$7,186,540$1,400,000$6,350,000
Tewksbury Hospital DDS Client Retained Revenue$3,802,501$3,789,691$3,789,691
Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Opioid Commission$50,538$50,000$0
New Chardon Street Shelter$0$0$0
Support Services for People at Risk of Domestic Violence$0$0$0
Domestic Violence Specialists$0$0$0
Domestic Violence Housing$0$0$0
Board of Registration in Nursing$0$0$0
Board of Registration in Pharmacy$0$0$0
Board of Registration in Medicine$0$0$0
Physician Profile$0$0$0
School-Based Health Education$0$0$0
Water Pollution Abatement Revolving Fund$0$0$0
Public Health Trust Fund Tax Transfer$10,888,575$10,691,141$8,552,912