MHCC   Request for Public Comment  

REQUEST FOR PUBLIC COMMENTS  - PROPOSED PERMANENT REGULATION COMAR 10.24.07 STATE HEALTH PLAN FOR FACILITIES AND SERVICES:  RESIDENTIAL TREATMENT CENTERS

The Maryland Health Care Commission proposes to repeal existing Regulations .01 and .02 and adopt new Regulation .01 under COMAR 10.24.07 State Health Plan for Facilities and Services: Residential Treatment Centers, which is Incorporated by Reference. The purpose of this action is to repeal the Acute Psychiatric Services portion of the State Health Plan chapter for Facilities and Services (COMAR 10.24.07) and replace and recodify Acute Psychiatric Services in a new chapter, COMAR 10.24.21, that focuses solely on acute psychiatric services; and to delete regulations regarding emergency medical services. The amended COMAR 10.24.07 is devoted exclusively to residential treatment centers.

The Notice of Proposed Action was printed in the Maryland Register, Volume 48, Issue 10, May 7, 2021.The Proposed Incorporated by Reference text can be viewed here.

Comments may be sent to Eileen Fleck, Chair, Acute Care Policy and Planning, Maryland Health Care Commission, 4160 Patterson Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21215, or call 410-764-3287, or email to eileen.fleck@maryland.gov, or fax to 410-358-1236. Comments will be accepted through June 7, 2021. A public hearing has not been scheduled.

REQUEST FOR PUBLIC COMMENTS  - PROPOSED PERMANENT REGULATION COMAR 10.24.21 STATE HEALTH PLAN FOR FACILITIES AND SERVICES: ACUTE PSYCHIATRIC SERVICES

 The Maryland Health Care Commission proposes to adopt new Regulation .01 under a new chapter, COMAR 10.24.21 State Health Plan for Facilities and Services: Acute Psychiatric Services, which is Incorporated by Reference. The purpose of this action is to move the acute psychiatric services portion of COMAR 10.24.07 State Health Plan: Overview, Psychiatric Services, and Emergency Medical Services to a new chapter, COMAR 10.24.21 State Health Plan for Facilities and Services: Acute Psychiatric Services, that focuses solely on acute psychiatric services. 

The Notice of Proposed Action was printed in the Maryland Register, Volume 48, Issue 10, May 7, 2021.The Proposed Incorporated by Reference text can be viewed here.  

Comments may be sent to Eileen Fleck, Chair, Acute Care Policy and Planning, Maryland Health Care Commission, 4160 Patterson Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21215, or call 410-764-3287, or email to eileen.fleck@maryland.gov, or fax to 410-358-1236. Comments will be accepted through June 7, 2021. A public hearing has not been scheduled.

Request for Comments on Modification to CON Application

Modification of:         Hope Health System – Docket No. 20-03-2444 

Current Application: Establish a 16-bed psychiatric hospital specifically for children and adolescents. The facility will provide for four (4) single patient rooms to treat the child patient population and twelve (12) single patient rooms to treat the adolescent patient population. The inpatient facility would be established in a renovated portion of a building that HHS owns at 1726 Whitehead Road, Woodlawn, Baltimore County. The facility already includes an outpatient facility with a psychiatric partial hospitalization program (for children and adolescents below 18 years of age).

Modified Application: Change in Costs and revenue projections

Date Posted:                March 17, 2021

Pursuant to COMAR 10.24.01.09A(2), the Maryland Health Care Commission gives notice that the above-referenced Certificate of Need application has been modified by the applicant. The modified application, the original application, and responses to questions and requests for additional information filed by the applicant subsequent to submission of the original application may be accessed by the following link:  

https://mhcc.maryland.gov/mhcc/pages/hcfs/hcfs_con/hcfs_con_hope_health_system.aspx

Persons desiring to provide comment on the modifications to the above-referenced application should submit written comments to the Commission no later than close of business on March 31, 2021

Questions may be directed to Kevin McDonald, Chief, Certificate of Need, Maryland Health Care Commission at 410-764-5982, kevin.mcdonald@maryland.gov  or sent to MHCC, 4160 Patterson Avenue, Baltimore, Maryland 21215.

 


Last Updated: 5/7/2021