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.                   


October 2020 Commission Meeting
Click here to Attend October 15, 2020 Commission Meeting via gotomeeting. No registration needed. Thu, Oct 15, 2020 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM (EDT)

Special Enrollment Periods (SEP)
The COVID-19 Special Enrollment has been extended to December 15th, 2020.

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Election Judges 2020

Election Judges Needed

State Employees, interested in earning additional pay and time off? Earn additional pay and Administrative leave....
Covid 19


This is a rapidly evolving situation and the MDH will provide updates as they become available with supplementmental information from MHCC....
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