Welcome to the Maryland Health Care Commission

Health Care Community Portal

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.

Consumer Guides

PCMH 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. View Consumer Guides

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Maryland Health Connection

A new, one-stop health insurance marketplace where individuals and families can shop, compare and select the health plan that's right for you.

Maryland Department of Health

"Our goal is to improve the health status of every Maryland resident and to ensure access to quality health care."