Health Care Facility Services   State Health Plan  

On this page users will find:

Each chapter of the State Health Plan currently in effect: 
These chapters contain descriptions of relevant issues and policies, need and utilization forecasting methodologies, and Certificate of Need (CON) project review standards that CON applicants will need to address. Need and utilization projections are also posted with the relevant chapters.

Proposed regulations and draft State Health Plan updates that are currently in development and under review.
This section includes, when applicable, a record of public comments as well as the resulting staff summary, analysis, and recommendations.

A link to contact MHCC staff:
For those seeking documents not posted on this page which can provide an historic record of the development path of selected plan chapters and regulations, as well as other related information.

State Health Plan (Certificate of Need - regulated services)

COMAR  State Health Plan Title
10.24.07  State Health Plan: an Overview; Residential Treatment Services
10.24.08   State Health Plan for Facilities and Services: Special Hospitals - Chronic Services
10.24.09   Specialized Health Care Services: Acute Inpatient Rehabilitation Services
10.24.10   Acute Hospital Services
10.24.11    General Surgical Services
10.24.12    Inpatient Obsterical Services
10.24.13   Hospice Services
10.24.14    Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Intermediate Care Facility Treatment Services
10.24.15   Organ Transplant Services
10.24.16   Home Health Agency Services
10.24.17   Cardiac Surgery and Percutaneous Coronary Artery Intervention Serivices
10.24.18    Neonatal Intensive Care Services
10.24.19   Freestanding Medical Facilities
10.24.20    Comprehensive Care Facility Services
10.24.21 Acute Psychiatric Services

Proposed Regulations And Draft State Health Plan Chapters For Public Review And Comment

COMAR 10.24.07: State Health Plan for Facilities Services: Overview, Psychiatric Services, and Emergency Services

Draft State Health Plan for Facilities Services: Acute Psychiatric Hospital Services COMAR 10.24.07 (posted 12/17//2020)

Petition for Amendment of State Health Plan filed by University of Maryland Medical Center (6/13/18)

Petition for Amendment of State Health Plan filed by Sheppard Pratt Health System (11/13/15)

White Paper: Maryland Acute Psychiatric Hospital Services (April 2019)

 

COMAR 10.24.11: State Health Plan for Facilities Services:  General Surgical Services

 

COMAR 10.24.20 :State Health Plan for Facilities Services: Comprehensive Care Facility Services

COMAR 10.24.20 Draft Regulations for Informal Public Comment

COMAR 10.24.20 Proposed Permanent Regulations for Public Comment

COMAR 10.24.20 Proposed Permanent Regulations for Public Comment (May 2019)

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If you are seeking earlier documents that may provide a record of the development path of certain plan chapters and regulations, contact Paul Parker, Director, Center for Health Facilities Planning and Development: paul.parker@maryland.gov


Last Updated: 9/10/2021