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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 a work group to provide advice on the study.

January 7, 2019, 3-5pm Meeting

  • Meeting materials TBD 

September 17, 2018, Meeting Materials


Upcoming Work Group Meetings

  • September 17, 2018, 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM (Updated)
  • January 2019 (date and time TBD) 

Subgroup Meetings: Subgroups should have two meetings before January 2019.

  • Data Analysis Subgroup: TBD
  • Innovative Programs Subgroup:  TBD
  • Community and Consumer Experience Subgroup: TBD  

All meetings are scheduled to be held at the Maryland Health Care Commission, Room 100, 4160 Patterson Avenue, Baltimore, MD, 21215 unless specifically noted above.  All meetings will have an option for remote access (information will be included in the agenda).  All meetings are open to the public.

Last Updated: 10/3/2018