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    L​ocal Health Department Billing Manual


    The Local Health Department (LHD) Billing Manual (Manual) provides a framework for LHDs to implement and/or expand their billing infrastructure.  Maryland’s 24 LHDs continue to assess their capabilities, readiness and challenges to bill insurance providers and collect for healthcare services. This manual will serve as a technical resource for the LHDs for implementing and/or expanding their billing infrastructure.​

    The LHD Billing Manual provides information in the following categories:
    1. Maryland General Information
    2. Creating the Billing Foundation
    3. Revenue Cycle Management
    4. LHD Programs and Services
    5. Billing-related Software
    6. Maryland Payers
    7. Contracting and Credentialing
    8. Compliance​
    9. Resources
    10. Archive

    The current version of the LHD Billing Manual is available at the link below:

    Local Health Department Billing Manual - PDF Version​ 

                June 2022, Version 39 Updates, including COVID-19 information

    Log of Monthly updates to the LHD Billing Manual:

    LHD Billing Manual Trainings

    ​           May 18, 2022
                   Materials:  Presentation​, Recording of the training​            ​

               December 8, 2021
                   Materials:  PresentationR​ecording of the training

    ​           February 17, 2021

                   Materials: PresentationRecording of the training​            

    Questions or comments may be directed to:

    Tina Backe, Coordinator,  Community Health Worker Program, Office of Population Health Improvement, tina.backe@maryland.gov, 443-401-7531