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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND MENTAL HYGIENE

ACUPUNCTURE, BOARD OF

Contact:  Penny Heisler   Phone:  (410) 764-4766   Email:  penny.heisler@maryland.gov

  
  
  
  
26ACUPUNCTURE BOARD10.26.01Fees Schedule
10.26.02General Regulations
10.26.03Code of Ethics
10.26.04Rules of Procedure for Board Hearings
10.26.05Compelling Purpose Disclosure

ANATOMY BOARD

Contact:  Ronn Wade    Phone:  (410) 706-3313    Email:  rwade@som.umaryland.edu

  
  
  
  
49STATE ANATOMY BOARD10.49.01Fees

ATTORNEY GENERAL, OFFICE OF

Contact:  Joshua Auerbach   Phone:  (410) 767-1860   Email:  joshua.auerbach@maryland.gov

  
  
  
  
01PROCEDURES10.01.02Procedures for Public Hearings
10.01.03Procedures for Hearings Before the Secretary of Health and Mental Hygiene
10.01.12Declaratory Ruling
10.01.13Procedures for Interagency Coordination for Licensing Residential Child Care Facilities
10.01.14Open Meetings - Attendance and Recordings, Photographing, and Broadcasting of Sessions

                                                      AUDIOLOGISTS, HEARING AID DISPENSERS AND                                              SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGISTS, BOARD OF (AUD/HAD/S-LP)

Contact:  Christopher J. Kelter   Phone:  (410) 764-4723   Email:  christopher.kelter@maryland.gov

  
  
  
  
41BOARD OF AUD/HAD/S-LP10.41.01Collection of Fees
10.41.02Code of Ethics
10.41.03Licensure and Continuing Education
10.41.04Rules and Procedure for Board Hearings
10.41.05REPEALED
10.41.06Tele Health Communication
10.41.07Cerumen Management
10.41.08Hearing Aid Dispensers
10.41.09Civil Penalities
10.41.10Compelling Purpose Disclosure
10.41.11Speech-Language Pathology Assistants
10.41.12Supervision of Students
10.41.13Sanctioning Guidelines

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH ADMINISTRATION (BHA)

Contact:  Rachael Faulkner   Phone:  (410) 402-8402   Email:  rachael.faulkner@maryland.gov

  
  
  
  
01PROCEDURES10.01.10Payment for Off-Grounds Medical Services
21MENTAL HYGIENE REGULATIONS10.21.01Involuntary Admission to Inpatient Mental Health Facilities
10.21.02Psychiatric Day Treatment Services
10.21.03Requirements for Individual Treatment Plans
10.21.04Community Mental Health Programs—Group Homes for Adults with Mental Illness
10.21.05Aftercare Plans
10.21.06Admission to Regional Institutes for Children and Adolescents
10.21.07Therapeutic Group Homes
10.21.08Services for Mentally Ill Hearing Impaired Patients in Facilities
10.21.09Patients’ Rights to Visitors
10.21.10Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facility (PRTF) Demonstration Waiver Providers
10.21.11Purchase of Residential Therapeutic Care for Children
10.21.12Use of Quiet Room and Use of Restraint
10.21.13Use of Quiet Room and Use of Seclusion
10.21.14Resident Grievance System
10.21.15Petition for Emergency Evaluation — Payment for Services
10.21.16Community Mental Health Programs — Application, Approval, and Disciplinary Processes
10.21.17Community Mental Health Programs— Definitions and Administrative Requirements
10.21.18Community Mental Health Programs — Therapeutic Nursery Programs
10.21.19Community Mental Health Programs — Mobile Treatment Services
10.21.20Community Mental Health Programs — Outpatient Mental Health Centers
10.21.21Community Mental Health Programs — Psychiatric Rehabilitation Programs for Adults
10.21.22Community Mental Health Program — Residential Rehabilitation Programs
10.21.23Community-Based Fund
10.21.24Interagency Discharge Planning for Hospitalized Children and Adolescents
10.21.25Fee Schedule — Mental Health Services — Community-Based Programs and Individual Practitioners
10.21.26Community Mental Health Programs — Residential Crisis Services
10.21.27Community Mental Health Programs — Respite Care Services
10.21.28Community Mental Health Programs — Mental Health Vocational Programs (MHVP)
10.21.29Community Mental Health Programs — Psychiatric Rehabilitation Services for Minors
10.21.30Telemental Health Services
47ALCOHOL AND DRUG ABUSE ADMINISTRATION 10.47.01Requirements
10.47.02Specific Program Requirements
10.47.03Specific Program Requirements for Correctional Levels of Care
10.47.04Certification Requirements
10.47.05Education Programs
10.47.06Substance Abuse Treatment Outcomes Partnerships — (S.T.O.P.) Fund 
10.47.07Prescription Drug Monitoring Program
10.47.08Overdose Response Program

BOARD OF REVIEW

Contact:  Carlita Lindsey   Phone:  (410) 767-6504   Email:  carlita.lindsey@maryland.gov

  
  
  
  
01PROCEDURES10.01.05Board of Review Procedures

BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS (GENERAL)

Contact:  Kristen Neville   Phone:  (410) 767-5978   Email:  kristen.neville@maryland.gov

  
  
  
  
01PROCEDURES10.01.01Health Care Practitioner User Fee Collection — Repealed
31HEALTH OCCUPATION BOARDS10.31.01Code of Conduct for Board Members and Investigators
10.31.02Tax Compliance Regulations

CAPITAL PLANNING, BUDGETING AND ENGINEERING SERVICES, OFFICE OF

Contact:  Jerimiah Sabir   Phone:  (410) 767-6821   Email:  jerimiah.sabir@maryland.gov

  
  
  
  
08HEALTH FACILITIES GRANTS10.08.01Construction Funds For Public and Nonprofit Nursing Homes
10.08.02Construction Funds For Public and Nonprofit Community Mental Health, Addiction, and Developmental Disabilities Facilities
10.08.03Construction Funds for Public and Nonprofit Adult Day Care Centers
10.08.04Construction Funds for Public and Nonprofit Assisted Living Facilities
10.08.05Construction Funds for Federally Qualified Health Centers
10.08.06Construction Funds for Conversion of Nursing Facilities

CENTRAL SERVICES DIVISION

Contact:  Walter Zerrlaut   Phone:  (410) 767-5132   Email:  walter.zerrlaut@maryland.gov

  
  
  
  
01PROCEDURES10.01.08Procedures for Access to Records
10.01.11Correction or Amendment of Public Records
10.01.16Retention and Disposal of Medical Records and Protected Health Information

CERTIFICATION OF RESIDENTIAL CHILD CARE PROGRAM ADMINISTRATORS, BOARD OF

Contact:  James Merrow   Phone:  (410) 764-4722   Email:  james.merrow@maryland.gov

  
  
  
  
57RESIDENTIAL CHILD CARE PROGRAM10.57.01Definitions
10.57.02Certification — Residential Child Care Program Administrators
10.57.03Certification — Residential Child and Youth Care Practitioners
10.57.04Continuing Education
10.57.05Code of Ethics
10.57.06Hearing Procedures
10.57.07Fees
10.57.08Compelling Purpose Disclosure
10.57.09Tax Compliance Regulations
10.57.10Disciplinary Sanctions and Monetary Penalties

CHIEF MEDICAL EXAMINER, OFFICE OF THE

Contact:  David R. Fowler, M.D.   Phone:  (410) 333-3225   Email:  david.fowler@maryland.gov

  
  
  
  
35POSTMORTEM EXAMINERS COMMISSION10.35.01Medical Examiners Cases
10.35.02Testing Blood and Breath for Alcohol

CHIROPRACTIC AND MASSAGE THERAPY EXAMINERS, BOARD OF

Contact:  James Vallone   Phone:  (410) 764-4726   Email:  james.vallone@maryland.gov

  
  
  
  
43BOARD OF CHIROPRACTIC AND MASSAGE THERAPY EXAMINERS10.43.01Chiropractic- General Regulations
10.43.02Rules and Procedure for Board Hearings
10.43.03Advertising
10.43.04Licensure by Credentials for Chiropractors
10.43.05Chiropractic Externship Program
10.43.06Chiropractic and Massage Therapy — Fees
10.43.07Chiropractic Assistants
10.43.08Chiropractic and Massage Therapy ― Licensure and Registration Examination ― Special Needs Applicants
10.43.09Instruction in Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome ― Repealed
10.43.10Chiropractic — Monetary Penalties
10.43.11Continuing Education Requirements
10.43.12Licensure Examination
10.43.13Chiropractic — Procedures for Clinical Demonstrations in Public Places
10.43.14Chiropractic — Code of Ethics
10.43.15Chiropractic — Record Keeping
10.43.16Sanctioning Guidelines
10.43.17Massage Therapy — General Regulations
10.43.18Massage Therapy — Code of Ethics
10.43.19Massage Therapy — Advertising
10.43.20Massage Therapy — Continuing Education Requirements
10.43.21Massage Therapy —Record Keeping

DENTAL EXAMINERS, BOARD OF

Contact:  Murray Sherman   Phone:  (410) 402-8530   Email:  murray.sherman@maryland.gov

  
  
  
  
44BOARD OF DENTAL EXAMINERS10.44.01Dental Assistants
10.44.02Licensure of Graduates of Foreign Dental Schools
10.44.03The Conduct of Experimental Programs in Dental Schools of Colleges in the State, Which Use Dental Assistants, Dental Hygienists, or Both, in the Training of Students Enrolled in the Dental School or College.
10.44.04Practice of Dental Hygiene
10.44.05Licensure by Waiver of Practical Clinical Examination for Dentists
10.44.06Advertising
10.44.07Rules of Procedure for the Disciplinary Process
10.44.08Civil Penalties
10.44.09Licensure by Waiver of Practical Clinical Examination for Dental Hygienists
10.44.10Renewal and Reinstatement of Licenses
10.44.11Inactive Licenses
10.44.12Anesthesia and Sedation
10.44.13Radiographic Protection
10.44.14Approved Specialty Fields and Qualifications for Identification as a Specialist
10.44.15Dentists and Dental Hygienists — Licensure by Examination
10.44.16Petition for Declatory Ruling
10.44.17Temporary License to Practice Dental Hygiene
10.44.18Parenteral Sedation ― Repealed
10.44.19Dental Radiation Technologist
10.44.20Fees
10.44.21Practice of Dental Hygiene under General Supervision in a Facility
10.44.22Contuning Education
10.44.23Unprofessional Conduct
10.44.24Retired Volunteer Licenses
10.44.25Compelling Public Purpose
10.44.26Volunteer Licenses
10.44.27Dental Hygiene Practice - General Supervision - Private Office
10.44.28Teachers' Licenses for Graduates of United States or Canadian Dental Schools and Schools of Dental Hygiene
10.44.29Nominations and Balloting for Appointments to Board of Dental Examiners
10.44.30Record Keeping
10.44.31Sanctioning Guidelines
10.44.32General Competency Requirements
10.44.33Temporary Licenses for Volunteer Dentists and Dental Hygienists and Temporary Dental Clinic Permits

DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES ADMINISTRATION 

Contact:  Peter deFries   Phone:  (410) 767-5573   Email:  peter.defries@maryland.gov

  
  
  
  
04FISCAL10.04.05Community Residential Services - Repealed
22DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES10.22.01Definitions
10.22.02Administrative Requirements for Licenses
10.22.03 Procedures for License Denials and Disciplinary Sanctions
10.22.04Values, Outcomes, and Fundamental Rights
10.22.05The Individual Plan
10.22.06Family and Individual Support Services (FISS) Program Service Plan
10.22.07Vocational and Day Services Program Service Plan
10.22.08Community Residential Services Program Service Plan
10.22.09 Resource Coordination Program Service Plan
10.22.10Behavioral Support Services Program Service Plan
10.22.11Respite Services in the State Residential Center (SRC)
10.22.12 Eligibility for and Access to Community Services for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities
10.22.13 Admission of Individuals to State Residential Facilities Under the Jurisdiction of the Developmental Disabilities Administration
10.22.14Low Intensity Support Services (LISS) Program.
10.22.15Waiting List Equitly Fund
10.22.16Informal Hearings Under Maryland Developmental Disabilities
10.22.17Fee Payment System for Licensed Residential and Day Programs
10.22.18Community Supported Living Arrangements Payment System
10.22.19Special Programs
10.22.20 Organized Health Care Delivery Systems

DIETETIC PRACTICE, BOARD OF

Contact:  Marie Savage   Phone:  (410) 764-4741   Email:  marie.savage@maryland.gov

  
  
  
  
56BOARD OF DIETETIC PRACTICE10.56.01Licensure
10.56.02Fees
10.56.03Code for Ethical Practices
10.56.04Hearing Procedures
10.56.05Contuning Education
10.56.06Compelling Purpose Disclosure
10.56.07Advertising
10.56.08Tax Compliance Regulations
10.56.09Disciplinary Sanctions and Monetary Penalties

ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH SPECIALISTS, BOARD OF

Contact:  James Merrow   Phone:  (410) 764-4722   Email:  james.merrow@maryland.gov

  
  
  
  
60BOARD OF ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH SPECIALISTS10.60.01General Regulation
10.60.02Licensing Procedures
10.60.03Approved Training
10.60.04Rules of Procedure for Board Hearings
10.60.05Code of Ethics
10.60.06Fee Schedule
10.60.07Compelling Public Purpose Disclosure

FISCAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION

Contact:  Irma Bevans   Phone:  (410) 767-5820   Email:  irma.bevans@maryland.gov

  
  
  
  
02DIVISION OF REIMBURSEMENTS10.02.11Schedule of Charges for Providers of the Medical Care Policy Administration ― Repealed
04FISCAL10.04.04Human Services Agreement Manual

HEALTH CARE QUALITY, OFFICE OF

Contact:  Chrissy Vogeley   Phone:  (410) 402-8002   Email:  christina.vogeley@maryland.gov

  
  
  
  
01PROCEDURES10.01.21Medical Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (MOLST) Form — Procedures and Requirements
05FREESTANDING AMBULATORY CARE FACILITIES10.05.01General Requirements
10.05.02Freestanding Birthing Centers
10.05.03Freestanding Major Medical Equipment Facilities
10.05.04Freestanding Kidney Dialysis Centers
10.05.05Freestanding Ambulatory Surgical Facilities
07HOSPITALS10.07.01Acute General Hospitals and Special Hospitals
10.07.02Comprehensive Care Facilities and Extended Care Facilities
10.07.03Nursing Staff Agencies
10.07.04 Related Institutions - Residential Treatment Centers for Emotionally Disturbed Children and Adolescents
10.07.05Residential Service Agencies
10.07.06Hospital Patient Safety Program
10.07.07Nursing Referral Service Agencies
10.07.08Freestanding medical Facilities
10.07.09Residents' Bill of Rights: Comprehensive Care Facilities and Extended Care Facilities
10.07.10Home health Agencies
10.07.11Health Maintenance Organizations
10.07.12Health Care Facilities Within Correctional Institutions
10.07.13Forensic residential Centers
10.07.14Assited Living Programs
10.07.15License Fee Schedule for Hospitals and Related Institutions
10.07.16Major Medical Equipment ― Repealed
10.07.17Limited Service Hospitals
10.07.18Comprehensive Rehabilitation Facilities
10.07.19Private Review Agents — Transferred to COMAR 31.10.21
10.07.20Intermidiate Care Facilities Servicing the Mentally Retarted
10.07.21Hospice Care Programs
10.07.22Hospice Care Programs: Hospice House Requirements
12ADULT HEALTH10.12.01Surgical Abortion Facilities
10.12.04Day Care for the Elderly and Adults with a Medical Disability.
50TISSUE BANKS10.50.01Tissue Banks
51FORENSIC LABORATORIES10.51.01General
10.51.02Responsibilities, Accreditations, and Audits
10.51.03Licenses and Fees
10.51.04Proficiency Testing
10.51.05Quality Assurance
10.51.05Quality Assurance
10.51.06Employees
10.51.07Sanctions

HEALTH SERVICES COST REVIEW COMMISSION

Contact:  Mark Hoffman   Phone:  (410) 764-2649   Email:  mark.hoffman@maryland.gov

  
  
  
  
37HEALTH SERVICES COST REVIEW COMMISSION10.37.01Uniform Accounting and Reporting System for Hospitals and Related Institutions
10.37.02Standards of Rate Review
10.37.03Types and Classes of Charges Which Cannot Be Changed Without Prior Commission Approval
10.37.04Submission of Hospital Outpatient Data Set to the Commission
10.37.05The Accounting and Budget Manual for Fiscal and Operating Management ― Repealed
10.37.06Submission of Hospital Discharge Data Set to the Commission
10.37.07Health Information Exchange Data
10.37.08Conduct of Public Meetings
10.37.09Fee Assessment for Financing Hospital Uncompensated Care
10.37.10Rate application and Approval Procedures
10.37.11Rules of Procedures Related Institutions
10.37.12Cross-Subsidization

HEALTH SYSTEMS AND INFRASTRUCTURE

Contact:  Raquel Samson   Phone:  (410) 767-5612   Email:  raquel.samson@maryland.gov

  
  
  
  
04FISCAL10.04.01Local Health Services Funding
52PREVENTATIVE MEDICINE10.52.16Insect Sting Emergency Treatment Program
61HEALTH ENTERPRISE ZONE INITIATIVE10.61.01Health Enterprise Zone Tax Credits

INSPECTOR GENERAL, OFFICE OF

Contact:  Thomas Russell   Phone:  (410) 767- 5784        Email:  thomas.russell@maryland.gov

  
  
  
  
04FISCAL10.04.03Standards for Audits of Grants and Contracts with Providers and Local Health Departments

KIDNEY DISEASE, MARYLAND COMMISSION ON

Contact:  Eva Schwartz   Phone:  (410) 764-4799   Email:  eva.schwartz@maryland.gov

  
  
  
  
30MARYLAND COMMISSION ON KIDNEY DISEASE10.30.01General Regulations
10.30.02Physical and Medical Standards
10.30.03Transmissable Diseases
10.30.04Dialyzer Reuse and Water Standards
10.30.05Fee Schedule

LABORATORIES ADMINISTRATION

Contact:  Jennifer Newman Barnhart   Phone:  (410) 767-6103   Email:  jennifer.barnhart@maryland.gov

  
  
  
  
10LABORATORIES (*denotes enforcement by OHCQ)*10.10.01General
*10.10.02Medical Laboratories-General
*10.10.03Medical Laboratories-Fees
*10.10.04Medical Laboratories-Licences
*10.10.05Medical Laboratories-Proficiency Testing
*10.10.06Medical Laboratories-Quality Assurance
*10.10.07Medical Laboratories-Personnel
*10.10.08Medical Laboratories-Sanctions
*10.10.09Law Enforcement Laboratories - Personnel Certification and Approval of Laboratory Procedures
*10.10.10Job-Related Alcohol and Controlled Dangerous Substances Testing
10.10.11Biological Agents Registry Program
*10.10.12Medical Laboratories-Public Health HIV Testing Programs
10.10.13Medical Laboratories—Testing for Hereditary and Congenital Disorders in Newborn Infant
13DRUGS10.13.01Dispensing of Prescription Drugs by a Licensee
10.13.11Sale of Drugs by Vending Machine
10.13.12Impoundment and Disposal of Drugs and Prescription Records
19DANGEROUS DEVICES AND SUBSTANCES10.19.03Controlled Dangerous Substances

MARYLAND COMMUNITY HEALTH RESOURCES COMMISSION

Contact:  Mark Luckner   Phone:  (410) 764-4660   Email:  mark.luckner@maryland.gov

  
  
  
  
45MARYLAND COMMUNITY HEALTH RESOURCES COMMISSION10.45.01Purpose and Definitions
10.45.02Officers and Staff
10.45.03Committes
10.45.04Meetings
10.45.05Community Health Resources
10.45.06Community Health Resource Grants
10.45.07Selection Criteria and Funding Priorities
10.45.08Selection Process
10.45.09Emergency Grant Funding

MARYLAND HEALTH CARE COMMISSION (MHCC)

Contact:  Amelia Rutledge   Phone:  (410) 764-3322   Email:  amelia.rutledge@maryland.gov

  
  
  
  
24MHCC10.24.01Certificate of Need for Health Care Facilities
10.24.02Data Reporting by Hospitals
10.24.03Maryland Longterm Care Survey
10.24.04Hospital Quality and Performance Evaluation System
10.24.05Research Waiver Applications: Atlantic C-PORT Study of Nonprimary PCI
10.24.06Data Reporting by Freestanding Medical Facilities
10.24.07State Health Plan: Overview, Psychiatric Services, and Emergency Medical Services
10.24.08State Health Plan for Facilities and Services: Long Term Care Services
10.24.09State Health Plan: Specialized Health Care Services - Acute Inpatient Rehabilitation Services
10.24.10State Health Plan For Facilities and Services: Acute Inpatient Services
10.24.11State Health Plan: Ambulatory Surgical Services
10.24.12State Health Plan for Facilities and Services: Acute Hospital Inpatient Obstetric Services
10.24.13State Health Plan for Facilities and Services: Hospice Services
10.24.14State Health Plan: Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Treatment Services
10.24.15State Health Plan for Facilities and Services - Specialized Health Care Services - Organ Transplant Services
10.24.16State Health Plan: Worcester County — Repealed
10.24.17State Health Plan: Specialized Health Care Services - Cardiac Surgery and Therapeutic Catheterization Services
10.24.18State Health Plan for Facilities and Services: Specialized Health Care Services - Neonatal Intensive Care Services
25MHCC10.25.01Small Employer Health Benefit Plan Premium Subsidy Program
10.25.02User Fee Assessment on Health Care Practitioners
10.25.03User Fee Assessment on Payers, Hospitals, and Nursing Homes
10.25.04Hospital Quality and Performance Evaluation System
10.25.05Small Group Market Data Collection
10.25.06Maryland Medical Care Data Base and Data Collection
10.25.07Certification of Electronic Health Networks and Medical Care Electronic Claims Clearinghouses
10.25.08Evaluation of Quality and Performance of Health Benefit Plans
10.25.09Requirements for Payers to Designate Electronic Health Networks
10.25.10Maryland Trauma Physician Services Fund
10.25.11Institutional Review Board
10.25.12Imposition of Fines
10.25.13Health Information Technology Funding Applications
10.25.14Health Care Data Collection from Maryland Health Care Practitioners
10.25.15Management Service Organization State Designation
10.25.16Electronic Health Record Incentives
10.25.17Benchmarks for Preauthorization of Health Care Services
10.25.18Health Information Exchanges: Privacy and Security of Protected Health Information

MEDICAL CARE PROGRAMS

Contact:  Michael Cimmino   Phone:  (410) 767-0579   Email:  michael.cimmino@maryland.gov

  
  
  
  
01PROCEDURES10.01.04Fair Hearing Appeals Under the Maryland State Medical Assistance Program
10.01.09Procedures for Hearing Before the Hospital Appeal Board and Nursing Home Appeal Board
10.01.20Nursing Facility Quality Assessment
09MEDICAL CARE PROGRAMS10.09.01Nurse Practitioner Services
10.09.02Physicians' Services
10.09.03Pharmacy Services
10.09.04Home Health Services
10.09.05Dental Services
10.09.06Hospital Services
10.09.07Medical Day Care Services
10.09.08Freestanding Clinics
10.09.09Medical Laboratories
10.09.10Nursing Facility Services
10.09.11Maryland Children's Health Program
10.09.12Disposable Medical Supplies and Durable Medical Equipment
10.09.13Ambulance and Wheelchair Van Services
10.09.14Vision Care Services
10.09.15Podiatry Services
10.09.16Establishment, Operation, & Authority for Health Maintenance Organizations - MA
10.09.17Physical Therapy Services
10.09.18Oxygen and Related Respiratory Equipment Services
10.09.19Transportation Grants
10.09.20Personal Care Services
10.09.21Nurse Midwife Services
10.09.22Free-Standing Dialysis Facility Services
10.09.23Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment (EPSDT) Services
10.09.24Medical Assistance Eligibility
10.09.25Transportation Services Under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)
10.09.26Community Based Services for Dev. Disabled Ind. Pursuant to a 1915(c) Waiver
10.09.27Home Care for Disabled Children Under a Model Waiver
10.09.28Residential Rehabilitation Services for Children in Certain Out-of Home Placements
10.09.29Residential Treatment Center Services
10.09.30Statewide Evaluation and Planning Services
10.09.31Emergency Service Transporters
10.09.32Targeted Case Management for HIV-Infected Individuals
10.09.33Temporary Cash Assistance (TCA) - Substance Abuse Services
10.09.34Therapeutic Behavioral Services
10.09.35Hospice Care
10.09.36General Medical Assistance Provider Participation Criteria
10.09.37Family Planning Program Eligibility
10.09.38Healthy Start Program
10.09.39Nurse Anesthetist Services
10.09.40Early Intervention Services Case Management
10.09.41Employed Individuals with Disabilities
10.09.42Free-Standing Medicare-Certified Ambulatory Surgical Centers
10.09.43Maryland Children's Health Program (MCHP) Premium
10.09.44Programs of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE)
10.09.45Mental Health Case Management
10.09.46Home and Community-Based Services Waiver for Adults with Traumatic Brain Injury
10.09.47Disproportionate Share Hospitals
10.09.48Case Management for Individuals with Developmental Disability
10.09.49Case Management for Children Diverted/Returned from Out-of-State Residential Treatment Facilities
10.09.50EPSDT School Health-Related Services or Health-Related Early Intervention Services
10.09.51Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment (EPSDT) Audiology Services
10.09.52Services Coordination for Children with Disabilities
10.09.53Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment: Private Duty Nursing
10.09.54Home/Community Based Services Waiver for Older Adults
10.09.55Living at Home Waiver Program — Repealed
10.09.56Home & Community-Based Services Waiver for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
10.09.57Partially Capitated Programs
10.09.58Family Planning Program
10.09.59Rehabilitation and Other Mental Health Services
10.09.60Primary Adult Care Program - Eligibility
10.09.61Medical Day Care Services Waiver
10.09.62Maryland Medicaid Managed Care Program (MMMCP): Definitions
10.09.63Maryland Medicaid Managed Care Program (MMMCP): Eligibility and Enrollment
10.09.64Maryland Medicaid Managed Care Program (MMMCP): MCO Application
10.09.65Maryland Medicaid Managed Care Program (MMMCP): Managed Care Organizations
10.09.66Maryland Medicaid Managed Care Program (MMMCP): Access
10.09.67Maryland Medicaid Managed Care Program (MMMCP): Benefits
10.09.68Maryland Medicaid Managed Care Program (MMMCP): School-Based Health Centers
10.09.69Maryland Medicaid Managed Care Program (MMMCP): Rare and Expensive Case Management
10.09.70Maryland Medicaid Managed Care Program (MMMCP): Specialty Mental Health System
10.09.71Maryland Medicaid Managed Care Program (MMMCP): MCO Dispute Resolution Procedures
10.09.72Maryland Medicaid Managed Care Program (MMMCP): Departmental Dispute Resolution Procedures
10.09.73Maryland Medicaid Managed Care Program (MMMCP): Sanctions
10.09.74Maryland Medicaid Managed Care Program (MMMCP): Contribution to Graduate Medical Education Costs
10.09.75Maryland Medicaid Managed Care Program (MMMCP): Corrective Managed Care
10.09.76Primary Adult Care Program — Repealed
10.09.77Urgent Care Centers
10.09.78Establishment, Operation, and Authority for Making Capitated Payments for Dual Eligibles Enrolled in Medicare Advantage Plans
10.09.79Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facility (PRTF) Demonstration Waiver
10.09.80Community-Substance Abuse Services
10.09.81Increased Community Services (ICS) Program
10.09.82Provider-Based Outpatient Oncology Facilities
10.09.83Third Party Liability
10.09.84Community First Choice
10.09.85Free-Standing Birth Centers
10.09.86Maryland Medicaid Managed Care Program: Independent Review Organization (IRO)
10.09.87Free-Standing Independent Diagnostic Testing Facilities
10.09.88Portable X-ray Providers
20KIDNEY DISEASE PROGRAM10.20.01General Regulations

MORTICIANS AND FUNERAL DIRECTORS, BOARD OF

Contact:  Ruth Ann Arty   Phone:  (410) 764-4793   Email:  ruthann.arty@maryland.gov

  
  
  
  
29BOARD OF MORTICIANS AND FUNERAL DIRECTORS10.29.01Hearing Procedures
10.29.02Examination
10.29.03Inspection of Funeral Establishments and Funeral Service Businesses
10.29.04Fee Schedule
10.29.05 Continuing Education
10.29.06Pre-need Contract
10.29.07Surviving Spouse
10.29.08Courtesy Card
10.29.09Requirements for Apprenticeship
10.29.10Monetary Penalties
10.29.11Complaint Procedures
10.29.12Advertising
10.29.13Rehabilitation Committee
10.29.14Compelling Purpose Disclosure
10.29.15Family Security Trust Fund
10.29.16Crematories — Definitions
10.29.17Crematories — Permit, Licensing and Fees
10.29.18Crematories — Inspections, Complaints, Investigations, Grounds for Discipline and Penalties
10.29.19Crematories — Cremation Procedures
10.29.20Crematories — Code of Ethics
10.29.21Mortuary Transport Services
10.29.22General Regulations

NURSING HOME ADMINISTRATORS, BOARD OF EXAMINERS OF

Contact:  Patricia A. Hannigan   Phone:  (410) 764-4750   Email:  pat.hannigan@maryland.gov

  
  
  
  
33BOARD OF EXAMINERS OF NURSING HOME ADMINISTRATORS10.33.01Nursing Home Administrators
 

NURSING, MARYLAND BOARD OF

Contact:  Shirley Devaris  Phone:  (410) 585-1902   Email:  shirley.devaris@maryland.gov

  
  
  
  
27BOARD OF EXAMINERS OF NURSES10.27.01Examination and Licensure
10.27.02Hearing Procedures
10.27.03Nursing Education Programs
10.27.04Methadone Dispensing
10.27.05Practice of Nurse-Midwifery
10.27.06Practice of Nurse Anesthetist
10.27.07Practice of the Nurse Practitioner
10.27.08Petition for Declaratory Ruling
10.27.09Standards of Practice for Registered Nurses
10.27.10Standards of Practice for Licensed Practical Nurses
10.27.11Delegation of Nursing Functions
10.27.12Nurse Psychotherapist in Independent Practice
10.27.13Rehabilitation Committee
10.27.14Transferred to COMAR 10.07.03
10.27.15Open Meetings - Attendance and Recording, Photographing, and Broadcasting of Sessions
10.27.16Registered Nurse - Worker's Compensation Medical Case Manger
10.27.17Advanced Practice Nurses — HCACC User Fee Collection — Repealed
10.27.18Monetary Penalties
10.27.19Code of Ethics
10.27.20Management of Intravenous Therapy by the Registered Nurse and the Licensed Practical Nurse
10.27.21Registered Nurse-Forensic Nurse Examiner
10.27.22Multistate Licensure Compact Regulations
10.27.23Code of Conduct of Board Members and Investigators
10.27.24Compelling Purpose Disclosure
10.27.25Cosmetic Procedures
10.27.26Sanctioning Guidelines
10.27.27Practice of Clinical Nurse Specialist
39NURSING ASSISTANTS10.39.01Certification of Nursing Assistants
10.39.02Nursing Assistant Training Programs
10.39.03Certified Medicine Aide
10.39.04Medication Technicians
10.39.05Standards of Practice for Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA)
10.39.06vacant
10.39.07Certified Nursing Assistants / Certified Medication Technicians (CNA/CMT) - Code of Ethics
53BOARD OF NURSING - ELECTROLOGY PRACTICE COMMITTEE10.53.01Definitions
10.53.02Licensure
10.53.03Electrology Examinations
10.53.04Continuing Education
10.53.05Standards of Practice and Conduct
10.53.06Electrology Programs
10.53.07Electrologist's Office
10.53.08Instruments and Procedures
10.53.09Sterilization Procedures
10.53.10Advertising
10.53.11Rehabilitation Committee
10.53.12Fees
10.53.13Examination for Special Needs Applicants — Repealed
10.53.14Monetary Penalties — Repealed

OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY PRACTICE, BOARD OF

Contact:  Donna Ashman   Phone:  (410) 402-8558   Email:  donna.ashman@maryland.gov
  
  
  
  
46BOARD OF OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY PRACTICE10.46.01General Regulations
10.46.02Code of Ethics
10.46.03Procedure for Board Hearings
10.46.04Continuing Competency Requirement
10.46.05Collection of Fees
10.46.06Competency Requirements for Physical Agent Modalities
10.46.07Sanctioning Guidelines

OPTOMETRY, BOARD OF EXAMINERS IN

Contact:  Patricia Bennett   Phone:  (410) 764-4710   Email:  patricia.bennett@maryland.gov

  
  
  
  
28BOARD OF EXAMINERS IN OPTOMETRY10.28.01Board Procedures — Repealed
10.28.02Continuing Education Requirements
10.28.03Examination and Licensing of Optometrists
10.28.04Rules of Procedure for Board Hearings
10.28.05Inactive Status and Reinstatement of Expired Licenses
10.28.06Examination of Patients by Optometrists, Maintenance of Records, and Keeping of Certain Instrumentation and Equipment
10.28.07Fee Schedule
10.28.08 Partial Waiver of Examination
10.28.09Advertising
10.28.10Optometrist Accountability
10.28.11Use of Diagnostic Pharmaceutical Agents
10.28.12Therapeutic Pharmaceutical Agents
10.28.13Civil Penalties
10.28.14Code of Conduct
10.28.15Compelling Purpose Disclosure
10.28.16Selling and Dispensing of Contact Lenses
10.28.17Disciplinary Sanctions and Monetary Penalties

PHARMACY, BOARD OF

Contact:  Anna Jeffers   Phone:  (410) 764-3833   Email:  anna.jeffers@maryland.gov

  
  
  
  
13DRUGS10.13.02Purchase and Distribution of Prescription Drugs and Devices
10.13.08Sale of Needles and Syringes or Other Paraphernalia
34BOARD OF PHARMACY10.34.01Disciplinary Proceedings
10.34.02Examination for Licensure and professional Experience Programs
10.34.03Inpatient Institutional Pharmacy
10.34.04Transfer of Outsourcing of Prescriptions and Prescription Orders
10.34.05Pharmacy Security
10.34.06Reporting Pharmacist's Mailing Address and Location of Employment
10.34.07Pharmacy Equipment
10.34.08Information Required on Prescriptions or Patient Drug Profiles
10.34.09Fees
10.34.10Pharmacist Code of Conduct
10.34.11Monetary Panalties
10.34.12Removal of Expired Prescription Drugs
10.34.13Reinstatement of Expired Licenses of Pharmacists
10.34.14Closure of Pharmacies
10.34.15Licensure by Reciprocity
10.34.16Portable Drug Kits for Licensed Home Health Agencies, Hospices, and  Home Infusion Providers Licensed as Residential Services Agencies
10.34.17Waiver of Full Service Requirements for Recognized Pharmaceutical Specialties
10.34.18Contuning Education for Pharmacists
10.34.19Sterile Pharmaceutical Compounding
10.34.20Format of Prescription Transmission
10.34.21Standard of Practice for Unlicensed Personnel
10.34.22Licensing of Wholesale Prescription Drug or Device Distributors
10.34.23Pharmaceutical Services to Residents in Long-Term Care Facilities
10.34.24Record of Drug Inventory Acquisition
10.34.25Delivery of Prescriptions
10.34.26Patient Safety Improvement
10.34.27Compelling Purpose Disclosure
10.34.28Automated Medication Systems
10.34.29Drug Therapy Management
10.34.30Change to Permit - Pharmacy or Wholesale Distribution Permit Holder
10.34.31Dispensing or Distrubuting at a Setting that does possess a Pharmacy Permit
10.34.32Pharmacist Administration of Influenza Vaccination
10.34.33Prescription Drug Repository Program
10.34.34Pharmacy Technicians
10.34.35Infusion Pharmacy Services in an Alternate Site Care Environment
10.34.36Pharmaceutical Services to Residents in Assisted Living Programs and Group Homes
10.34.37Pharmacy Permit Holder – Wholesale Distribution

PHYSICAL THERAPY EXAMINERS, BOARD OF

Contact:  Carlton A. Curry   Phone:  (410) 764-4752   Email:  carlton.curry@maryland.gov

  
  
  
  
38BOARD OF PHYSICAL THERAPY EXAMINERS10.38.01General Regulations
10.38.02Code of Ethics
10.38.03Standards of Practice
10.38.04[hysical Therapy Aide
10.38.05Rules of Procedure for Board Hearings
10.38.06Foreign-Educated Licensure Requirements
10.38.07Fee Schedule
10.38.08Continuing Education Requirements
10.38.09Speech-Impaired Applicants
10.38.10Monetary Penalities
10.38.11Compelling Purpose Disclosure

PHYSICIANS, BOARD OF

Contact:  Wynee Hawk   Phone:  (410) 764-3786   Email:  wynee.hawk@maryland.gov

  
  
  
  
01PROCEDURES10.01.15Exemption from Self-Referral Laws
32BOARD OF PHYSICIANS10.32.01General Licensure Regulations
10.32.02Hearings Before the Board of Physician Quality Assurance
10.32.03Delegations of Duties by a Licensed Physician - Physician Assistant
10.32.04Delegation of Duties by a Licensed Physician-Psychiatrist to a Psychiatrist's Assistant
10.32.05Telemedicine
10.32.06Licensure of Polysomnographic Technologists
10.32.07Unlicensed Medical Practitioners
10.32.08Licensure of Athletic Trainers
10.32.09Delegation and Assignment of Performance of Cosmetic Medical Procedures and Use of Cosmetic Medical Devices
10.32.10Certification of Medical Radiation Oncology/Therapy Technologists, Medical Radiation Technologists and Nuclear Medical Technologists
10.32.11Licensing of Respiratory Care Practitioners
10.32.12Delegation of Acts by a Licensed Physician to an Assistant Not Otherwise Authorized under Health Occupations Article or the Education Article
10.32.13Physician License by Conceded Eminence
10.32.14Unlicensed X-Ray Assistant
10.32.15Registration of Physicians to Perform Acupuncture
10.32.16Petition for Declaratory Ruling
10.32.17Sexual Misconduct
10.32.18Compelling Purpose Disclosure
10.32.19Disclosure of Records to State Health Agencies

PODIATRIC MEDICAL EXAMINERS, BOARD OF

Contact:  Eva Schwartz   Phone:  (410) 764-4785   Email:  eva.schwartz@maryland.gov

  
  
  
  
40BOARD OF PODIATRIC MEDICAL EXAMINERS10.40.01Examination and Post Graduate Training
10.40.02Continuing Education Requirements
10.40.03Collection of Fees
10.40.04Code of Ethics
10.40.05Hearing Procedures
10.40.06Advertising
10.40.07Civil Penalities
10.40.08Interpretation of Terms in the Maryland Podiatry Act
10.40.09Compelling Purpose Disclosure
10.40.10Gerneral Provisions
10.40.11Sanctioning Guidelines

PREVENTION AND HEALTH PROMOTION ADMINISTRATION (PHPA)

Contact:  Jody Sheely   Phone:  (410) 767-5047   Email:  jody.sheely@maryland.gov

  
  
  
  
01PROCEDURES10.01.06Fair Hearing Appeals under the Special Supplemental Food Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)
10.01.17Fees for Community Health Programs
03STATISTICS10.03.02Release of Confidential Information in the Center for Maternal and Child Health and the Office for Genetics and Children with Special Health Care Needs
06DISEASES10.06.01Communicable Diseases
10.06.02Communicable Disease- Rabies
10.06.03Testing for Phenylketonuria (PKU) in the Newborn Child ― Repealed
10.06.04School Health Services and Required Immunizations before entry into School
10.06.05Meningococcal Vaccination Requirements for Students in Institutions of Higher Education
10.06.06Communicable Disease Prevention - Handling, Treatment, and Disposing of Special Waste
11MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH10.11.01Identification of Infants
10.11.02Program for Hearing-Impaired Infants
10.11.03Children’s Medical Services Program
10.11.04Lead Poisoning Screening Program
10.11.05Child Death Review Case Reporting System
10.11.06Morbidity, Mortality, and Quality Review Committee — Pregnancy and Childhood
10.11.07Prohibition of Sale of Baby Bumper Pads
12ADULT HEALTH10.12.02Rape and Sexual Offenses — Physician and Hospital Charges
10.12.05Breast Implantation
13DRUGS10.13.05AIDS Education Program for Persons Convicted of Drugs/Sex-Related Crimes
10.13.12Impoundment and Disposal of Drugs and Prescriptions Records
14CANCER CONTROL10.14.01Cancer Registry
10.14.02Reimbursement for Breast and Cervical Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment
10.14.03Breast Cancer Treatment Methods
10.14.04Breast Cancer Program
10.14.05Maryland Cancer Fund
10.14.06Cigarette Restitution Fund Program
10.14.07Cord Blood Transplant Center Support Fund
15FOOD10.15.01Canneries and Acidified Food Manufacturing
10.15.02Crab Meat
10.15.03Food Service Facilities
10.15.04Food Processing and Transpotation
10.15.05 Manufacture and Sale of Frozen Dairy Foods and Ices Manufactured for Sale in Maryland
10.15.06Production,Processing,Transpotation, Storage and Distrubution of Manufactured Grade Milk
10.15.07Shellfish Sanitation
10.15.08Pilot Farmstead Cheese Program
10.15.09Production,Processing,Transpotation,Storage and Distribution of Manufactured Grade Milk
10.15.10Procedures for the Safe Handling and Processing of Seafood
10.15.11Bottled Water
10.15.12Procedures for the Safe Handling and Processing of Juice
16HOUSING10.16.01Migratory Labor Camps
10.16.02Construction, Equipment, Sanitation, Operation, and Maintenance of Mobile Home Parks
10.16.03Camps
10.16.04Transparent Glass Doors in Mercantile Establishments and in Public, Commercial, and Residential Buildings and Structures
10.16.05Health Permits for Outdoor Musical Festivals
10.16.06Certification of Youth Camps
17SANITATION10.17.01Public Swimming Pools and Spas
18MARYLAND AIDS INSURANCE ASSISTANCE10.18.01Maryland AIDS Insurance Assistance Program
10.18.02 HIV and CD4 + Lymphocyte Investigations and Case Reporting
10.18.03AIDS Investigations and Case Reporting
10.18.04Disease Control
10.18.05Maryland AIDS Drug Assistance Program:Eligibility
10.18.06Maryland AIDS Drug Assistance Program: Services
10.18.07Maryland AIDS Drug Assistance Program: Health Insurance (MADAP- Plus)
10.18.08HIV Counselling and Testing Procedures
10.18.09HIV Counseling and Testing for Pregnant Women
19DANGEROUS DEVICES AND SUBSTANCES10.19.01Prohibition of Bisphenol-A in Child Care Articles
10.19.02 Hazardous Substances
10.19.04Tobacco Smoking in Retail Stores
10.19.05Flammable Articles
10.19.06Poison Prevention Packaging
10.19.07Prohibition of Child Care Products Containing TCEP
48CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT MEDICAL REIMBURSEMENT PROGRAM10.48.01Services
52PREVENTIVE MEDICINE10.52.01General Regulations for Hereditary Diseases — Repealed
10.52.02High Blood Pressure Control Services
10.52.03Health Education—General Regulations
10.52.04Condom Vending Machines
10.52.05Pertussis and Pertussis Vaccine
10.52.06Use of Tanning Devices by Minors
10.52.06Use of Tanning Devices by Minors
10.52.07Maryland AIDS Drug Assistance Program: Services — Repealed
10.52.08HIV Testing and Counseling Procedures — Repealed
10.52.09HIV/CD4+ Lymphocyte Count Reporting by Unique Patient Identifying Number — Repealed
10.52.10 HIV Testing of Persons Accused or Convicted, or Both of Certain Crimes
10.52.10HIV Testing of Persons Accused or Convicted, or Both, of Certain Crimes
10.52.11Universal Infection Control Precautions
10.52.12Newborn Screening
10.52.13Screening for Sickle-Cell Disease, Thalassemia, and Related Conditions — Repealed
10.52.14Screening for Neural Tube Defects in the Fetus — Repealed
10.52.15Screening for Critical Congenital Heart Disease (CCHD) in Newborns
10.52.17Maryland Asthma Control Program
54SPECIAL SUPPLEMENTAL FOOD PROGRAM FOR WIC10.54.01Eligibility, Participation, and Benefits
10.54.02Local Agency
10.54.03Retail Food and Pharmacy Vendors
55SPINAL CORD INJURY RESEARCH, STATE BOARD OF10.55.01Administration of Spinal Cord Injury Trust Fund
59CATASTROPHIC HEALTH EMERGENCIES10.59.01Care of Individuals Isolated or Quarantined Due to a Deadly Agent

PROFESSIONAL COUNSELORS AND THERAPISTS, BOARD OF EXAMINERS OF

Contact:  Tracey DeShields   Phone:  (410) 764-4732   Email:  tracey.deshields@maryland.gov