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    Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)

    PSC processes FOIA requests and appeals to ensure compliance with Federal laws and Freedom of Information regulations and policies. We provide in-depth consultation services to HHS public health agencies and rapid response to all requests for records in the custody and control of any components of the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.

Services offered include:

  • Tracking appeals and requests from receipt to completion
  • Coordinating searches for responsive records
  • Advising regional staff and/or other officials who administer the FOIA
  • Negotiating with requesters on the scope and/or time needed to process requests
  • Reviewing documents for responsiveness and public disclosure
  • Interpreting case law and Department of Justice guidance on complex disclosure issues
  • Drafting response letters
  • Drafting final responses on appeal issues

Offered to:

HHS

Additional Resources

PSC FOIA Office