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Mary K. Ahearn, Chief Executive Officer

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Maryland Department of Health - Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Information
The 2020 Presidential General Election will be held on Tuesday, November 3, 2020. In accordance with state law, voters will be able to cast their ballots by mail, during the eight days of early voting, or in person on Election Day. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the State Board of Elections (SBE) is currently experiencing a shortage of election judges to staff the polls. Election judges play a critical part in the democratic process. Please consider signing up here.​
  • Notice: All Online Services are unavailable beginning 4:30pm Friday, October 23rd  through  8 p.m. Sunday, October 25th due to scheduled maintenance.  This affects all Online Services: online claim and web forms, claim inquiries and telephone voice response claim inquiries (IVR).  When available, notice will post here.
    Please plan accordingly.

  • Pursuant to Open Meeting requirements, we announce that the Commissioners will telephonically hold the Commission meeting scheduled for October 22, 2020 starting at 9:30 am. If you would like to observe the meeting, please dial 978-990-5027 and at the prompt, enter 6843748 plus the pound sign. If you plan to attend this meeting, please send an email to If you are a guest on the call, please do not announce yourself; ESPECIALLY if you enter after 9:30 am. For information to improve sound quality, please read the tips on the following link:

  • Current procedures for submitting Exhibits, Claimant's Consent and Claimant's Affidavit online are posted.
    Instructions for Video Hearing Requests, Exhibit Submissions and Courtroom Protocols.

  •  Notice of Rules Change: By Order of the Court of Appeals effective August 1, 2020 (203rd Rules Order, dated June 29, 2020), Maryland Rule 7-206.1 is AMENDED by adding to subsection (c)(2) a requirement that the moving party show good cause for the court, on de novo review of a Worker’s Compensation Commission decision, to order that all or part of the Commission record be prepared and filed (see The Court also updated an MDEC reference in subsection (d).

  • Try our Online Employee Claim.

  •  Insolvent Carriers information (Carriers in Liquidation).

An employer that fails to secure compensation (workers' compensation insurance) for all covered employees may be subject to a penalty not to exceed $10,000.  More details.  A county or incorporated municipality may elect to have the provisions of the death benefits law, specifically LE 9-683.1 through 9-683.5, apply to their public safety presumption employees.  Get more information here.

Human trafficking is a horrible crime that continues to exist in Maryland and affects all parts of the State.  Need more information?
Visit the Governor’s Office of Crime Control and Prevention web page for resources and more.
National Human Trafficking Hotline: Telephone 1-888-373-7888; Text:233733

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COMAR establishes our hours of business: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., except legal holidays.