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Regulations
Effective, Monday, August 2, 2010: The Office of Health Care Quality will no longer assume the responsibility of Selling COMAR Regulations.
 
The State Division of State Documents provides the official online access to all Maryland regulations (COMAR). Go to - http://www.dsd.state.md.us for COMAR Online (adopted regulations) and the Maryland Register Online for proposed regulations.
 
The following regulations provide quality of care licensing standards for health care providers and facilities that are licensed by the OFFICE OF HEALTH CARE QUALITY. For additional regulations, if any, refer to Maryland’s Business License Information System - http://www.blis.state.md.us.
 
 
COMAR Regulations
COMAR
Title
Rev. Date
10.05.01
Freestanding Ambulatory Care Facilities - General Requirements
08/1999
10.05.02
Freestanding Ambulatory Care Facilities - Freestanding Birthing Centers
08/1999
10.05.03
Freestanding Ambulatory Care Facilities - Freestanding Major Medical Equipment Facilities
08/1999
10.05.04
Freestanding Ambulatory Care Facilities- Kidney Dialysis Centers
11/2008
10.05.05
Freestanding Ambulatory Care Facilities - Freestanding Ambulatory Surgical Facilities
08/1999
10.07.01
Acute General Hospitals and Special Hospitals
04/2008
10.07.02
Comprehensive Care Facilities and Extended Care Facilities
02/2011
10.07.03
Nursing Staff Agencies
12/2007
10.07.04
Related Institutions/Residential Treatment Centers for Emotionally Disturbed Children, Adolescents and Adults
04/1984
10.07.05
Residential Services Agencies
05/2012
10.07.06
Patient Safety Program
03/2004
10.07.07
Nursing Referral Service Agencies
11/2006
10.07.08
Freestanding Medical Facilities
02/2007
10.07.09
Comprehensive Care Facilities and Extended Care Facilities
03/2010
10.07.10
Home Health Agencies
11/1996
10.07.11
Health Maintenance Organizations
12/1992
10.07.12
Health Care Facilities in Correctional Facilities
06/1978
10.07.14
Assisted Living Programs
12/2008
10.07.15
License Fee Schedule for Hospitals and Related Institutions
02/2007
10.07.17
Limited Service Hospitals     
10/2000
10.07.18
Comprehensive Rehabilitation Outpatient Facilities
12/2007
10.07.20
Intermediate Care Facilities Serving the Mentally Retarded
02/1989
10.07.21
Hospice Care Programs
08/1998
10.10.01
Laboratories- General
06/2010
10.10.02
Medical Laboratories- General
04/2011
10.10.03
Medical Laboratories- Licenses
06/2009
10.10.04
Medical Laboratories- Fees
06/2009
10.10.05
Medical Laboratories- Proficiency Testing
11/2010
10.10.06
Medical Laboratories- Quality Assurance
06/2009
10.10.07
Medical Laboratories- Personnel
06/2009
10.10.08
Medical Laboratories- Sanctions
06/2009
10.10.09
Law Enforcement Laboratories- Personnel Certification and Approval of Laboratory Procedures
11/2006
10.10.10
Job-Related Alcohol and Controlled Dangerous Substances Testing
07/2002
10.10.12
Medical Laboratories- Public Health HIV Testing Programs
03/2005
10.12.01 Surgical Abortion Facilities ​07/2012
10.12.04
Day Care for the Elderly and Adults with Medical Disability
11/2006
10.15.03
Food Service Facilities
01/2011
10.21.01
Involuntary Admission  to Inpatient Mental Health Facilities 
09/1993
10.21.02
Psychiatric Day Treatment Services
05/1981
10.21.03
Requirement for Individual Treatment Plans
01/1989
10.21.04
Community Mental Programs –Group Homes for Adults with Mental Illness  
10/1998
10.21.07
Therapeutic Group Homes
11/2000
10.21.10
Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facility (PRTF) Demonstration Waiver Providers
04/2009
10.21.16
Community Mental Health Programs and Disciplinary Processes  
10/1998
10.21.17
Community Mental Health Programs - Definitions and Administrative Requirements
10/1998
10.21.18
Community Health Programs - Therapeutic Nursery Program
01/1995
10.21.19
Community Mental Health Programs - Mobile Treatment Service
08/1998
10.21.20
Community Mental Health Programs - Outpatient Mental Health Clinics
01/2008
10.21.21
Community Mental Health Programs - Psychiatric Rehabilitation  Programs for Adults
01/2008
10.21.22
Community Mental Health Programs-Residential Rehabilitation Programs
11/1998
10.21.26
Community Mental Health Programs Residential Crisis Programs
08/2007
10.21.27
Community Mental Health Programs-Respite Care Services
11/1998
10.22.01
Developmental Disabilities - Definitions
01/2009
10.22.02
Developmental Disabilities- Administrative Requirements
10/2007
10.22.03
Developmental Disability Procedures for Licensure Denials and Disciplinary Sanctions 
07/1999
10.22.04
Developmental Disabilities -Values, Outcomes and Fundamental Rights
01/2009
10.22.05
Developmental Disabilities -The Individual Plan
05/2008
10.22.06
Family and Individual Support Services(FISS) Program Services Plan
07/1999
10.22.07
Developmental Disabilities - Vocational and Day Services Program Service Plan
07/1999
10.22.08
Developmental Disabilities -Community Residential Service Plan
08/1999
10.22.09
Developmental Disabilities -Resource Coordination Program Service Plan
05/2008
10.22.10
Developmental Disabilities -Behavioral Support Services Program Service Plan
07/1999
10.22.11
Developmental Disabilities -Respite Services in the State Residential Center (SRC)
07/1999
10.22.12
Eligibility for and Access to Community Services for Individuals with Developmental Disability
12/2003
10.22.13
Admissions of Individuals to State Residential Facilities within the Jurisdiction of the Developmental Disabilities Administration
07/1999
10.22.15
Waiting List Equity Fund
07/1999
10.22.16
Informal Hearings Under MD Developmental Disabilities Law
07/1999
10.22.17
Fee Payment System for Licensed Residential and Day Program
03/2006
10.22.18
Community Supported Living Arrangements Payment Systems
10/2010
10.47.01
Requirements (Alcohol and Drug Abuse Administration)
05/2008
10.47.02
Specific Program Requirements
05/2008
10.47.03
Certification Requirements
05/2008
10.47.04
Education Programs
05/2008
10.50.01
10.51
Tissue Banks
Forensic Laboratories 
04/2011
05/2012