Statute and Rules

MHDO's governing statute is Title 22, Chapter 1683.

The specifc rule and chapter of the Maine Rule Chapters for Independent Agencies, which MHDO falls under is Rule 90 590.

Chapters of Rule 90 590

Important Note: These are not "official" state rules in the sense that they can be used before a court. Certified copies of rule chapters are available from the Administrative Procedure Act (APA) office .

Chapter Title
Chapter 10 Determination of Assessments
Chapter 50 Prices For Data Sets, Fees for Programming and Report Generation, Duplication Rates
Chapter 100 Enforcement Procedures Recently Adopted 10/14/23
Chapter 120 Release of Data to the Public
Chapter 125 Health Care Information That Directly Identifies an Individual
Chapter 241 Uniform Reporting System for Hospital Inpatient Data Sets and Hospital Outpatient Data Sets
Chapter 243 Uniform Reporting System for Health Care Claims Data Sets - Recently Proposed
Chapter 247 Uniform Reporting System for Non-Claims Based Payments and Other Supplemental Health Care Data Sets - Recently Proposed
Chapter 270 Uniform Reporting System for Health Care Quality Data Sets - Recently Proposed
Chapter 300 Uniform Reporting System for Hospital Financial Data
Chapter 570 Uniform Reporting System for Prescription Drug Price Data Sets - Recently Adopted
Chapter 630 Uniform System for Reporting Baseline Information and Restructuring Occurrences For Maine Hospitals and Parent Entities
Chapter 730 Interagency Reporting of Cancer-Incidence Registry and Vital Statistics Data

Recently Proposed Rules

Rule Chapter 270 - Uniform Reporting System for Health Care Quality Data Sets (major substantive rule)

A virtual public hearing will be held at 9:00 A.M. on 9/7/23. The deadline for public comments is September 18, 2023 at 5:00 pm.

Rule Chapter 243 - Uniform Reporting System for Health Care Claims Data Sets

A virtual public hearing will be held at 9:00 A.M. on 8/3/23. The deadline for public comments is August 14, 2023 at 5:00 pm.

Rule Chapter 247 - Uniform Reporting System for Non-Claims Based Payments and Other Supplemental Health Care Data Sets

A virtual public hearing will be held at 9:00 A.M. on 8/3/23. The deadline for public comments is August 14, 2023 at 5:00 pm.

Recently Adopted Rules

Notice: It is the responsibility of the data submitter to review adopted rules in their entirety.

Rule Chapter 100: Enforcement Procedures
This rule was Finally Adopted and is effective 10/14/23
Listed below, for your reference are the proposed rule and the basis statement and summary of changes document.

Rule Chapter 570 - Uniform Reporting System for Prescription Drug Price Data Sets
This rule was finally adopted and is effective as of 7/8/23.
Listed below, for your reference are the proposed rule, basis statement and summary of changes.