OHCQ Regulation Comment Opportunities

The Office of Health Care Quality invites you to provide comments on the regulations listed below.  For additional information please read the

OHCQ Regulations OPEN for Review

At this time, there are no regulations open for comment. Please contact OHCQ if you have questions.

OHCQ Regulations Closed for Comment 

(Undergoing Internal Review)​

Ambulatory Care
  • 10.05.01 General Requirements
  • 10.05.02 Freestanding Birthing Centers 
  • 10.05.03 Feestanding Major Medical Equipment Facilities
  • 10.05.05 Freestanding Ambulatory Surgical Facilities
  • 10.07.10 Home Health Agencies​​


  • 10.07.01 Acute General Hospitals and Special Hospitals
  • 10.07.04 Related Institutions—Res. Treatment Centers for Emotionally Disturbed Children and Adolescents ​
  • 10.07.06 Hospital Patient Safety Program​
  • 10.07.07 Nursing Referral Service Agencies
  • 10.07.08 Freestanding Medical Facilities 
  • 10.07.11 Health Maintenance Organizations 
  • 10.07.12 Health Care Facilities wit​hin Correctional Institutions​ ​
  • 10.07.17 Limited Service Hospital​
  • 10.07.18 Comprehensive Rehab​ilitation Facilities
  • 10.07.21 Hospice Care Program​s

Long Term Care

Questions pertaining to regulations? 
Contact: Matthew Weiss
Health Policy Analyst

Office of Health Care Quality
7120 Samuel Morse Drive Second Floor
Columbia MD 21046