Submitting FOIA Appeals

FOIA requesters may appeal the denial of information within ninety (90) days of the date of the letter from the agency by following the procedures outlined in Subpart F of the HHS FOIA Regulations.  Appeals may be filed by mail, email or fax:

Assitant Secretary for Public Affairs
Agency Chief FOIA Officer
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs
Room 729H
200 Independence Avenue, S.W.
Washington, DC 20201

Fax: 202-690-8320

Clearly mark both the envelope and your letter, "Freedom of Information Act Appeal."  The HHS FOIA Regulations are available.

This page last reviewed on December 11, 2019