Hospital and HMO Annual Reports - FY2012
Attorney General's Community Benefits Guidelines call upon Massachusetts
hospitals and HMOs to file annual reports describing their community benefits
programs and expenditures for the past fiscal year as well as their plans for
The Guidelines also encourage community groups to review and respond to the
annual reports of their local hospitals and HMOs. These guidelines ask each
hospital and HMO to file (1) a full report using whatever format the hospital or
HMO believes best reflects its community benefits efforts while covering a
prescribed range of topics, and (2) a summary following a standardized format.
The reporting guidelines also set forth publication standards for the posting of
community comments on this web site.
This site offers several ways for you to access information about community
benefit annual reports:
- If you want to see the annual report of a particular hospital or HMO, use the "Browse
Reports" function to see its full report, summary and any related community
- If you want to search for annual reports by geographic region, expenditure level
or by doing a word search, use the "Search
Reports" function to generate a list of hospital and HMO reports that match
your specifications; or
- If you want to do further analysis by importing summary report data into your
own spreadsheet software, use the "Download
Report Data" function to generate a downloadable report.
If you would prefer to search for information on a program rather than an
institutional level, go to the
Program Directory section of this web site which contains a searchable
statewide listing of community benefits programs.
Note: The information contained in the Community Benefits annual reports
is posted on this site as it has been provided by the reporting hospitals and
HMOs. The Attorney General's Office calls upon hospitals and HMOs to observe
Reporting Guidelines in preparing their annual reports. This Office does
not, however, audit or "approve" the reports that the hospitals and HMOs submit,
and makes no representations as to the accuracy or completeness of the
information contained therein.