MHCC   Request for Public Comment  

Date Posted: August 14,2019

Notice of Modification of Applications in Review to Establish or Expand Hospice Services in Baltimore City (“Baltimore City Hospice ReviewDocket Nos.: 16-24-2387; 16-24-2388; and 16-24-2389)

      The Maryland Health Care Commission (“Commission”) hereby gives notice that modifications to pending applications in the Baltimore City Hospice Review were filed pursuant to a project status conference held in writing, in which all applicants participated. The applicants are BAYADA Home Health Care, Inc. d/b/a BAYADA hospice (“Bayada”); Carroll Hospice, Inc. (“Carroll Hospice”); and P-B Health Home Care Agency (“P-B Health”).

      The Reviewer’s Project Status Conference Summary outlining deficiencies in each application, each applicant’s proposed changes to its application, any completeness questions posed by the Reviewer regarding the proposed changes, and any response by an applicant may be found at the following links for each applicant:

Bayada

  • Reviewer’s status conference summary letter; and
  • Bayada’s modification in response to status conference letter.

Carroll Hospice:

  • Reviewer’s status conference summary letter; and
  • Carroll’s modification in response to status conference letter.

P-B Health:

  • Reviewer’s status conference summary letter; and
  • P-B Health’s modification in response to status conference letter; and
  • Reviewer’s request for clarification and P-B Health’s response (and replacement table responding to the minimum services standard).

      Pursuant to 10.24.01.09A(2)(d), “[e]ach interested party . . . in the review of an application shall have 7 days to file comments on the proposed changes made pursuant to the project status conference.” Only Bayada and Carroll Hospice, the entities that were recognized as interested parties in the May 22, 2018 ruling by the Reviewer, may file comments on the changes to the applications. This letter may be accessed at the Commission’s website using this link:

Comments by interested parties on the proposed changes in any modified application must be filed with the Commission on or before 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, August 21, 2019.  


Last Updated: 8/14/2019