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Maryland Department of Health - Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Information
  • June 2, 2020 - The resumption of Maryland Workers’ Compensation Commission hearings will be vastly different than previous normal operations and will occur in a cautious manner with the health and safety of Commission employees and customers of
    utmost concern. These linked guidelines will be strictly enforced for all hearing attendees

  • May 22, 2020 -  The VRH Instructions document (link) is updated.

  • May 7, 2020 -Pursuant to Open Meeting requirements, the Commission announces that the Medical Fee Guide Committee will hold a virtual meeting on Monday, June 8, 2020 at 1:00 pm. The meeting will be held using Microsoft Teams and will discuss reimbursement rates for telehealth procedure codes. If you would like to telephonically observe the meeting, please dial 1(443)961-6421 and at the prompt, enter 454770597 plus the pound sign. If you have any questions about the meeting or plan on attending, please email

  • May 1, 2020- Pursuant to the authority granted by COMAR 14.09.17, on 5/01/20, Chairman Aumann issued Administrative Order 2020-02 regarding extension of deadlines    Read the Administrative Order 2020-02.

  • April 30, 2020 - Practitioners Requesting Video Hearings should indicate in the "justification" section that there is a set-with and include set-with claim number. Also, please review your VRH request carefully prior to submitting. If you realize that a mistake was made when the emergency hearing request was submitted (such as incorrect email address provided), please email Do not file a correction notice.

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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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