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COMAR Regulations

​Code of Maryland Regulations (COMAR) is the official compilation of all regulations issued by agencies of the State of Maryland.  COMAR is organized by title, subtitle, chapter, and regulation.  For example, COMAR is Title 10, Subtitle 7, Chapter 2, and Regulation 1.  ​The Division of State Documents provides the official online access to COMAR.​  The Office of Health Care Quality does not sell copies of COMAR regulations. 

Comments related to OHCQ regulations are accepted at any time.  If the regulations are not currently under review, comments are held until the next review.  We welcome input from all stakeholders on the regulations.

​​​Comment on OHCQ Regulations

Adopted and Proposed Regulations

​Adopted Regulation:  A regulation carrying the force of law that has been approved by the Secretary, published in the Maryland Register under a Notice of Final Action after completing the agency's standard process of review and public comment, and listed in the Code of Maryland Regulations (COMAR) and carries the force of law.

​Proposed Regulation​:  Regulatory language that has been published in the Maryland Register for public review and comment prior to its adoption as a regulation by the Secretary. Regulations that are being considered for implementation by the agency which have not yet completed the agency's standard procedure for review.


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Contact OHCQ

Matthew Weiss
Health Policy Analyst for Regulatory Affairs
Office of Health Care Quality