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FOIA Contacts

Each of the HHS FOIA Service Centers has specific functions and responsibilities. Please contact the appropriate HHS FOIA Service Center or HHS Privacy Contacts for information.    

HHS FOIA Contacts

Department of Health and Human Services FOIA Office
Freedom of Information Officer
Mary E. Switzer Building, Room 2221
330 C Street, S.W.
Washington, D.C.   20201
Phone: 202- 260-7100
Fax:  202-690-8320
FOIA Officer: Michael Marquis
FOIA Public Liaison: Michael J. Robinson

Administration for Community Living
Freedom of Information Officer
One Massachusetts Avenue NW
Washington, D.C. 20201
Phone: 202-357-3408
FOIA Officer: Jason Bennett
FOIA Public Liaison: Jason Bennett

Administration for Children and Families (ACF)
Freedom of Information Officer
901 D Street, S.W.
7th Floor West
Aerospace Building
Washington, D.C. 20447
Phone: 1-888-747-1861
FOIA Officer (Acting): Kenneth Wolfe
FOIA Public Liaison: Kenneth Wolfe
FOIA@acf.hhs.gov

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
see Program Support Center

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and/or *
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR)
Freedom of Information Officer
1600 Clifton Road, N.E., Building 57, Room MS D-54
Atlanta, Georgia 30333
Email: FOIARequests@cdc.gov
Phone: 770-488-6399
Fax: 770-488-6200
FOIA Officer: Katherine Norris
FOIA Public Liaisons: Bruno Viana

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)
Freedom of Information Officer
North Building, Room N2-20-06
7500 Security Boulevard
Baltimore, Maryland 21244
Phone: 410-786-5353
FOIA Officer: Hugh Gilmore
FOIA Public Liaison: Joseph Tripline
hugh.gilmore@cms.hhs.gov 
joseph.tripline@cms.hhs.gov

Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
Freedom of Information Officer
12420 Parklawn Drive, Room 1050, OES, OC 
Rockville, Maryland 20857
Phone: 301-796-3900
FOIA Officer: Fred Sadler
FOIA Public Liaison: Fred Sadler

Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)
Freedom of Information Officer
Parklawn Building, Room 6C-18
5600 Fishers Lane
Rockville, Maryland 20857
Phone: 301-443-3376
FOIA Officer: Tom Flavin
FOIA Public Liaison: Tom Flavin
foia@hrsa.gov

Indian Health Service (IHS)
Freedom of Information Officer
HHS-Indian Health Service/OMS
Division of Regulatory Affairs (DRA)
Suit 450-26 TMP
12300 Twinbrook Parkway
Rockville, MD 20853
Phone: 301-443-0035
Fax: 301-443-9879
FOIA Officer: William D. Tibbitts
FOIA Public Liaison: Janet Ingersoll

National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Freedom of Information Officer
Building 31, Room 5B35
9000 Rockville Pike
Bethesda, Maryland 20892
Phone: 301-496-5633
FOIA Officer: Susan Cornell
FOIA Public Liaison: Susan Cornell

Program Support Center (PSC)
Freedom of Information Officer
7700 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 920
Bethesda, MD 20857
Phone: 301-492-4800
FOIArequest@psc.hhs.gov
FOIA Officer: Carol Maloney
FOIA Public Liaison: Carol Maloney

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Freedom of Information Officer
1 Choke Cherry Road, Room 8-1042
Rockville, Maryland 20857
Phone: 240-276-1252
FOIA Officer: LCDR Holly Berilla, MSW
FOIA Public Liaison: LCDR Holly Berilla, MSW
holly.berilla@samhsa.hhs.gov

Office of the Inspector General (OIG)
Freedom of Information Act Officer
Wilbur J. Cohen Building, Room 1062
330 Independence Avenue, S.W.
Washington, D.C. 20201
Phone: 202-619-2541
Fax: 202-205-4030
Confirmation Number: 202-619-2541
FOIA Officer: Robin Brooks
FOIA Liaison: Robin Brooks

 

HHS Privacy Contacts

NOTE:  If you have a question or complaint involving the HIPAA Privacy Rule, which protects health information held or transmitted by entities covered by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, please visit http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/privacy/index.html .

HHS

HHS Privacy Advocate
Maya A. Bernstein, J.D.
ASPE Room 434E
Department of Health and Human Services
200 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20201
Phone: 202-690-5896
HHS Privacy Act Officer
Beth Kramer
Switzer Building - Room 2210
330 C Street S.W.
Washington, D.C. 20201
Phone: 202-690-6941
Fax : 202-690-8320
beth.kramer@hhs.gov

Operating Divisions

Administration for Children and Families (ACF)
Gary Cochran 
Aerospace Building, 3rd Floor 
901 D Street, SW 
Washington, D.C. 20447 
Phone: 202-401-6465 
Administration of Community Living (ACL)
Jason Bennett
One Massachusetts Avenue NW
Washington, D.C. 20201
Phone: 202-357-3408

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
Tim Erny
540 Gaither Rd. Rockville, MD 20850
Room 4125 Eisenberg Building
Phone: 301-427-1760
Fax: 301-427-1047

Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR)
All administrative support provided by CDC

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Beverly E. Walker, Chief Privacy Officer
4770 Buford Highway NE
M/S: F-35
Atlanta, Georgia 30341
Phone: 770-488-8524
Fax: 770-488-8659
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)
(formerly Health Care Financing Administration)
Walter D. Stone
7500 Security Boulevard
Mailstop: N1-24-08
Baltimore, Maryland 21244-1849
Phone:410-786-5357
Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
Fred Sadler, Director
Division of Freedom of Information, OES, OC
U.S. Food & Drug Administration
12420 Parklawn Drive, Room 1050
Rockville, Maryland 20857
Phone (Main): 301-796-3900 
Fax: 301-827-9267
Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)
Sharon Kelser
5600 Fishers Lane, RM 10-36
Rockville, MD 20857
Phone: 301-443-9399
Indian Health Services (IHS)
William D. Tibbitts
Suite 450
12300 Twinbrook Parkway
Rockville, Maryland 20852
Phone: 301-443-0035
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Karen Pla
6011 Executive Boulevard
Room 601J
Rockville, Maryland 20892
301-402-6201
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMSHA)
Carla Burch
1 Choke Cherry Road
Room 3-1087
Rockville, Maryland 20857
Phone:240-276-0166

Staff Divisions

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Administration (ASA)
(formerly Office of the Assistant Secretary for Administration and Management)
Mark Brown
HHH Building - Room 555-G,
200 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20201
Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE)
Susan G. Queen, Ph.D.

Director, Division of Data Policy
Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, HHS
Room 434.E.1, Humphrey building
200 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20201
Phone: 202-290-6796
susan.queen@hhs.gov

Departmental Appeals Board (DAB)
Jeffrey Sacks
Departmental Appeals Board
Attorney, Immediate Office of the Chair
DAB Records Manager
Phone: 202-565-0123 
Fax: 202-565-0238

Office of the General Counsel (OGC)
Patricia Mantoan
Room 4760, Cohen Building
Washington, D.C. 20201
Phone:202-619-0153

Office of the Inspector General (OIG)
Robin Brooks
Wilbur J. Cohen Building, Room 1062
330 Independence Avenue, S.W.
Washington, D.C. 20201
Phone: 202-619-2541
Office for Civil Rights (OCR)
Andra Wicks
200 Independence Avenue, SW
Suite 553E - HHH Building
Phone: 202-205-2292 

Fax: 202-205-4786  
Program Support Center (PSC)
Carol Maloney
7700 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 920
Bethesda, MD 20857
Phone: 301-492-4800
Fax: 301-492-4730