MHCC   Request for Public Comment  

Request for Public Comments on Proposed Permanent Regulations:

COMAR 10.24.19  State Health Plan for Facilities and Services:  Freestanding Medical Facilities

The formal comment period on COMAR 10.24.19, State Health Plan for Facilities and Services: Freestanding Medical Facilities, proposed new regulations, begins on Friday, March 31, 2017. Comments will be accepted through 4:30 p.m. on Monday, May 1, 2017. Comments may be mailed to the attention of Eileen Fleck, Chief, Acute Care Policy and Planning, Maryland Health Care Commission, 4160 Patterson Avenue, Baltimore, Maryland 21215, or call 410-764-3287, or email to eileen.fleck@maryland.gov, or faxed to 410-358-1311. A public hearing has not been scheduled.

More information can be obtained from the Notice of Proposed Action published in the Maryland Register, Volume 44, Issue 7, Friday, March 31, 2017. This issue of the Maryland Register may be accessed at: http://www.dsd.state.md.us/MDR/4407.pdf

The proposed regulations can be accessed here.

For a paper copy of the proposed regulations, please contact Ruby Potter, Facilities Coordinator, Center for Health Care Facilities Planning and Development, Maryland Health Care Commission, 4160 Patterson Avenue, Baltimore, Maryland 21215, or call 410-764-3276, or email to ruby.potter@maryland.gov.

Action on the proposed amendments will be considered by the Commission at a public meeting to be held on May 18, 2017, at 1:00 p.m., at 4160 Patterson Avenue, Baltimore, Maryland 21215. 

COMAR 10.25.18   Health Information Exchanges: Privacy and Security of Protected Health Information    

The Maryland Health Care Commission proposes to amend Regulations .02, .03, .08, and .09, and adopt new Regulation .12 under COMAR 10.25.18 Health Information Exchanges: Privacy and Security of Protected Health Information. This action was considered by the Commission at an open meeting held on January 26, 2017, notice of which was given through publication in the Maryland Register, pursuant to General Provisions Article, §3-302, Annotated Code of Maryland. Click here to view a pdf of the published proposed permanent regulation in the Maryland Register, Volume 44, Issue 6, Friday, March 17, 2017, pages 332-335.

The purpose of this action is to amend the regulations that govern the operation of Health Information Exchanges (HIEs) in Maryland. Comments may be sent to Angela Evatt, Chief, Health Information Exchange, Center for Health Information Technology and Innovative Care Delivery, Maryland Health Care Commission, 4160 Patterson Avenue, Baltimore, Maryland 21215, email to angela.evatt@maryland.gov or call (410) 764-3574 or fax to (410) 358-1236. These comments must be received not later than 4:30 p.m. on May 1, 2017. 

Action on the proposed amendments will be considered by the Commission at a public meeting to be held on May 18, 2017, at 1:00 p.m., at 4160 Patterson Avenue, Baltimore, Maryland 21215.

 


Last Updated: 4/20/2017