Hotel and Travel
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
7500 Security Boulevard
Baltimore, MD 21244
Hotel and Travel Accommodations
Baltimore Washington International Airport (BWI) serves as the most convenient airport in the Baltimore, MD area. For additional airport, ground transportation, car rentals, and shuttle information, please click here.
Please note that there are a limited number of taxis available on-site at the CMS Main Auditorium. If a taxi service is required to and/or from the CMS Main Auditorium, it is recommended that you schedule your taxi service in advance for drop off and/or pick up.
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Please plan to arrive 30-45 minutes before the meeting start time to allow time to pass through the security checkpoints. All visitors must enter through the Central Building Main Lobby. Visitors will be required to provide a form of government-issued identification, such as a driver's license or passport, to receive a temporary visitor’s pass. Visitor passes must be prominently displayed at all times while on the CMS campus.
Visitors will be asked to submit to a vehicle or personal inspection. Personal inspection may be conducted with a handheld monitoring device, a scanner or metal detector, and by visible inspection.
Please note that security re-screening will be required for all visitors who leave and re-enter the campus.
Getting to the CMS Campus
The Baltimore metropolitan area is served by a network of modern highways including the Baltimore Beltway (I-695), which circles Baltimore and connects with the Baltimore-Washington Parkway (MD- 295), I-70, I-83, I-195 and the JFK Highway (I-95).
A visitor's parking area is designated. Each visitor is required to obtain a permit from the main entrance guard station (Security Boulevard) as they pull into the parking lot. The permit must be placed on the dashboard on the driver's side and be visible to the guards at all times.
Visitors who experience problems with their car must contact a uniformed Security guard, or call the Security Control Center at (410) 786-2929 for assistance. Visitors' vehicles are not allowed to be parked overnight on CMS' campus.
The CMS parking lots are fairly level, with handicap curb cuts in each lot. Spaces are designated for persons with disabilities, car pools, and government vehicles.
Transportation to and from the CMS complex is provided by the M77 bus line and the Mobility Bus. Due to heightened security measures, the buses will drop passengers off at the CMS complex gates.
The CMS campus has an on-site dining center that is located near the main auditorium. We recommend visitors consider having lunch in the CMS Café and Food Court, located in the lower level of the Central Building.
Breakfast is served daily from 6:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. The breakfast menu features gourmet and regular coffees, hot breakfast bar and grill, fresh fruit bar, and a variety of fresh gourmet bakery items. Coffee and bakery items are served daily from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Lunch is served from 11:15 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The lunch menu offers daily specials of two hot entrees, a variety of fresh vegetables and side dishes, soup and salad bar, deli sandwiches, a dessert bar, fresh fruits, sodas, milk, coffee, and tea. Coffee, cookies, brownies, ice cream, and frozen yogurt remain available from 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.