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

Quality Reporting

The Maryland Quality Reporting website provides Marylanders access to health care quality and cost information for nursing homes, hospitals, commercial health plans, outpatient surgery centers and many other health care settings all in one, easy-to-access, convenient location.                              
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.                   


September 2021 Commission Meeting
Click here to register and attend September 23, 2021 Commission Meeting. Thu, September 23, 2021 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM (EDT). After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Emergency CON Guidance

User fee assessments Notice
By this Notice, the Commission is modifying the time frame for recalculation of user fee assessments...

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Health Department

Our goal is to improve the health status of every Maryland resident and to ensure access to quality health care....
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
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For more information on human trafficking in Maryland click here.
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