The Notice of Hearing for your case will tell you where the hearing will be held. Your hearing either will be held at the MIA offices at 200 St. Paul Place, 24th Floor, Baltimore City, Maryland, or at one of the branch offices of the Office of Administrative Hearings (“OAH”), which will be specified on the Notice of Hearing.* Please carefully refer to the Notice of Hearing for the place and time for your hearing. Do not lose your Notice of Hearing because it contains important information that you need. The OAH branch offices are located at:
Administrative Law Building
11101 Gilroy Road
Hunt Valley, MD 21031
Cumberland Office District Court
3 Pershing Street
Cumberland, MD 21502
W. Paul Martin District Court Multi-Service Center
201 Baptist Street
Salisbury, MD 21801
10400 Connecticut Avenue, Suite 208
Kensington, MD 20895
OAH is an independent state agency that was created by the Maryland Legislature to provide an additional forum to resolve contested decisions made by Maryland agencies. OAH’s Administrative Law Judges hear cases involving a wide variety of areas of administrative law. The Insurance Commissioner may delegate a contested matter to OAH.
If your hearing is scheduled to take place at OAH, please refer to the following link for additional information: http://www.oah.maryland.gov/ Please click on the link to “OAH Videos” and view the video labelled “Representing Yourself at an OAH Hearing.”
If your hearing is held at the MIA, it will be heard by the Insurance Commissioner, the Deputy Commissioner, the Associate Deputy Commissioner or an Associate Commissioner. If your hearing is heard at one of the OAH locations, it will be heard by an Administrative Law Judge.
* Check the Notice of Hearing for your case to determine where the hearing will take place.