The Maryland Health Care Commission is an independent regulatory agency whose mission is to plan for health system needs, promote informed decision-making, increase accountability, and improve access in a rapidly changing health care environment by providing timely and accurate information on availability, cost, and quality of services to policy makers, purchasers, providers and the public.

The Commission's vision for Maryland is to ensure that informed consumers hold the health care system accountable and have access to affordable and appropriate health care services through programs that serve as models for the nation.

Our Customer Service promise to the citizens of Maryland

The Maryland Health Care Commission launches an expansion of their wearthecost.org website, a campaign aimed at increasing transparency of hospital pricing in the state.

Consumer Guides

Consumer Guides

Information on understanding, planning and paying for long term care, as well as advance directive information, options for living at home, alternate living arrangements, and information on nursing home, adult day care, assisted living, home health and hospice facilities.                              
Health Care Community

Health Care Community

Industry information related to Policy and Legislative Reports, Health IT, Facility Services, Commission Rulings and Meetings, APC and APCD.                   
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Maryland Department of Health

"Our goal is to improve the health status of every Maryland resident and to ensure access to quality health care."
Governor Hogan and Lt. Governor Rutherford
Human Trafficking
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National Human Trafficking Hotline -- 24/7 Confidential
icon of a phone 1-888-373-7888
icon of a cell phone 233733
For more information on human trafficking in Maryland click here.