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

Maryland Department of Health - Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Information

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.                   


Special Enrollment Periods (SEP)
The COVID-19 SEP has been extended to June 15th and the Tax SEP has been extended through July 15th.

Register to Attend
Register to Attend April 16, 2020 Commission Meeting via gotomeeting....

Prescription Drug Affordability Board
The April 20, 2020 meeting has been canceled. Future meetings are canceled until further notice.

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Census 2020

Maryland Census 2020

The U.S. Census Bureau conducts a count of every person living in the United States every 10 years....
Covid 19

COVID-19 Update

This is a rapidly evolving situation and the MDH will provide updates as they become available....
Human Trafficking
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.
Governor Hogan and Lt. Governor Rutherford