Office of Regulation & Policy Coordination

Jason C​aplan, Director

The Office of Regulation and Policy Coordination is responsible for managing the Department's:
  1. Regulatory Process; and
  2. Policy Process.

What We Do:


This office manages and coordinates all aspects of the process of adopting new, amending, or repealing regulations for the Maryland Department of Health (MDH).

The Department's regulatory process is governed by the:
  1. Administrative procedures Act under State Government Article,
  2. State Documents Law under State-Government Article
  3. COMAR 10.01.07 Petitions for Adoption, Amendment or Repeal of Regulations
  4. MDH Policy 02.10.01 Policy For Regulations
  5. MDH Procedures 02.10.01.P1 - Procedures For Regulations