Maryland Sustainability Resources

Maryland Sustainability Resources
Maryland’s infants, toddlers, and families deserve equitable opportunities for a strong, healthy start in life. 
The good news? The state continues to implement policies and investments to promote good health, creating opportunities to fund evidence-based programs like HealthySteps.

Babies & Toddlers in Maryland


babies and toddlers


live in households with incomes less than twice the federal poverty line


receive developmental screening
Source: ZERO TO THREE, State of Babies Yearbook, 2023.

MD Billing, Coding, and Payment Resources​

Billing and Coding Guide

Highlights commonly billable HealthySteps and HealthySteps-aligned services with corresponding allowable, billable providers.

Billing and Coding Crosswalk

Lists reimbursable HS-aligned services and corresponding list of providers who can render the services to assist with hiring decisions or to quickly identify “open” codes.

Helpful Sources

Shares important resources for key billing and coding information within Maryland.

MD Medicaid: HealthySteps

Program information from the MD Department of Health.

MD Medicaid Memo on HealthySteps Reimbursement

Details how providers can become eligible to receive the new reimbursement, and how to bill for it.

General Resources

Full library of resources to support HealthySteps sustainability​

Questions about funding for HealthySteps sites in Maryland? Contact us.

Recent News & Updates

Governor Hogan Announces Launch of $72 Million Maternal and Child Health Care Initiative

On July 6, 2021, Governor Larry Hogan, in conjunction with the Maryland Department of Health, announced the launch of a maternal and child health care transformation initiative, including investment in HealthySteps, aimed at improving related health disparities for Marylanders statewide.

Maryland Health Services Cost Review Commission Statewide Integrated Health Improvement Strategy Annual Report 2023

In 2019, the State of Maryland collaborated with the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) to establish the domains of health care quality and delivery that the State could impact under the Total Cost of Care (TCOC) Model. The Statewide Integrated Health Improvement Strategy (SIHIS) aligns statewide efforts across three domains that are interrelated and, if addressed successfully, have the potential to make significant improvement in not just Maryland’s healthcare system, but in the health outcomes of Marylanders.

Medicaid Policies to Help Young Children Access Key Infant Early Childhood Mental Health Services: Results From a 50-State Survey

This report presents results of a 50-state policy survey conducted by the National Center for Children in Poverty, Georgetown University McCourt School of Public Policy Center for Children and Families, and Johnson Policy Consulting. The survey asked state Medicaid agency leaders about Medicaid policies related to screenings and services designed to identify, prevent, and treat infant-early childhood mental health problems. The results and recommendations presented in this report can help mental health and early childhood leaders take stock of current Medicaid policies and their potential to support infant-early childhood mental health.

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