Policy and Legislative Reports

The Commission is required to report to the Governor and the General Assembly annually on health care costs, insurance coverage, and the status of the Trauma Fund. The General Assembly often requests one time or short term reports from the Commission. All reports are listed by subject matter.

Reports Submitted in 2023

Spotlight:  Electronic Advance Directives (August 2023) 

2021 and 2022 - Legislation - CRISP Funding Update:  Briefing Paper (July 2023

MHCC Strategic Priorities Report

Health Data Utility Framework - A Guide to Implementation (March 2023

Annual Report to the Governor FY 2022

Reports Submitted in 2022

Required Coverage of Home Test Kits for Sexually Transmitted Diseases 

Preventing Workplace Violence in Health Care Settings Public Awareness Campaign (December 2022) 

Advancing Implementation of Health Data Utility Models:  Issue Brief (December 2022) 

Financial Restrictions on Access to Organ Transplants (December 2022)

Maryland Trauma Physician Services Fund (December 2022) 

Preserve Telehealth Act of 2021 - Telehealth Recommendations (December 16, 2022)

Revisions to HB 142 - Health Insurance Coverage of In Vitro Fertilization (November 22, 2022)

Health Insurance Cost Sharing - Physical Therapy Parity with Primary Care Services (November 9, 2022)

Preserve Telehealth Act of 2021 - Technical Findings from a Telehealth Study (October 28, 2022) 

Advance Directives Workgroup Report (January 2022)

Annual Report to the Governor FY 2021 

Reports Submitted in 2021

HB 309/SB 565 - Health Disparities Legislative Report (December 2021) 

Briefing Paper: Public Health - State Designated Exchange - Clinical Information (December 2021) 

Telehealth Policy Workgroup (February 2021)

Annual Report to the Governor FY 2020

Reports Submitted in 2020

Payment for Professional Services in Maryland (In-Network services only) (2020) 

Rural Health Care Delivery in Maryland

Spending & Use Among Maryland's Privately Insured Report (2020)

Annual Report to the Governor FY 2019 

Reports Submitted in 2019

Report on Actuarial Consulting on Proposed Mandated Health Insurance Services: EMS Treat and Release Programs, EMS Alternative Destination Programs, and EMS Mobile Integrated Health Programs (December 12, 2019)

Study of Mandated Health Insurance Services as Required Under Insurance Article § 15–1502 (November 21, 2019)

Study of Mortality Rates of African American Infants and Infants in Rural Communities Report (November 2019)

School-Based Telehealth Final Report (October 2019)

House Bill 115 Electronic Prescription Records System (July 2019)

Senate Bill 896 Health Record and Payment Integration Program Advisory Committee (May 2019) 

Report on Review of the chapter of the State Health Plan on Psychiatric Services; Emergency Medical Services (May 3, 2019

Coverage and Reimbursement for Emergency Medical Services Care Delivery Models and Uncompensated Services: Reports required under Senate Bill 682 (January 2019) 

Annual Report to the Governor FY 2018

Reports Submitted in 2018

Modernization of the Maryland Certificate of Need Program:  Final Report (December 20, 2018)

Modernization of the Maryland Certificate of Need Program Interim Reports

Spending and Use Among Maryland’s Privately Fully-Insured 2016 (May 2018)  

Annual Report to the Governor FY 2017

Reports Submitted in 2017 

Mandate Report - Coverage for Fertility Preservation for Iatrogenic Infertility (November 16, 2017)

Mandate Report- Coverage for Lymphedema Diagnosis, Evaluation and Treatment (December 15, 2016)

Mandate Report- Coverage for Digital Tomosynthesis (December 15, 2016)  

Report of the Workgroup on Rural Health Delivery

Annual Grant Report- FY 2016

Last Updated: 8/30/2023