MHCC   Workgroups    African American and Rural Community Infant Mortality Study

Chapter 83 of the 2018 State Laws of Maryland requires the Maryland Health Care Commission, in consultation with the Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities, the Maternal and Child Health Bureau, the Vital Statistics Administration, and interested stakeholders, to conduct a study regarding the mortality rates of African American infants and infants in rural areas. The Commission is required to submit findings and recommendations to the Senate Finance Committee and the House Health and Government Operations Committee in late 2019. The commission is convening an work group to provide advice on the study.

Upcoming Meetings

September 17, 2018, 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM (Updated)

October 11, 2018 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM (Tentative)

November 8, 2018 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM (Tentative)

All meetings are scheduled to be held at the Maryland Health Care Commission, Room 100, 4160 Patterson Avenue, Baltimore, MD, 21215.

Last Updated: 8/9/2018