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During the 2018 legislative session, House Bill 115, Maryland Health Care Commission – Electronic Prescription Records System – Assessment and Report, was passed and requires the Maryland Health Care Commission (MHCC) to convene a workgroup of interested stakeholders to conduct a health information technology policy study that assesses the benefits and feasibility of developing an electronic system for health care providers to access patient prescription medication history. The MHCC is required to report on or before January 1, 2020 to the Governor and General Assembly detailing findings and recommendations from the study.


Information about the law (Chapter 435) and plans for conducting the study can be found in the workgroup Charter.  See workgroup roster for a listing of all participants.


Draft Recommendations Subgroup:  February 6, 2019; 2:00pm - 4:00pm

January 8, 2019; 1:00pm - 3:00pm

December 6, 2018; 2:00pm - 4:00pm 

November 8, 2018; 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Technology Subgroup:  October 30, 2018; 2:30pm - 4:00pm

Technology Subgroup:  October 17, 2018; 2:00pm - 3:30pm

October 3, 2018; 2:00pm - 4:00pm (at MHCC)

August 2, 2018; 1:00pm – 3:00pm (at MHCC)

July 12, 2018; 2:00pm – 3:30pm


Final Report (2019)

This report includes information about the law, a summary of workgroup deliberations, and recommendations for consideration by the Maryland legislature. 


MHCC is located at 4160 Patterson Ave, Baltimore, MD 21215. From I-695 Baltimore Beltway: Take exit 18 to Liberty Road towards Lochearn, turn left at Patterson Avenue, cross over Wabash Avenue, turn left at the first light immediately after crossing over the railroad tracks, take the first right into our parking area, and MHCC is on the left. 


For more information or questions about this study, please contact:
Nikki Majewski, Division Chief for Health Information Technology
Center for Health Information Technology & Innovative Care Delivery
Phone: 410.764.3839
Fax: 410.358.1236

Last Updated: 5/6/2021