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HHS Fiscal Year 2009 Freedom of Information Annual Report

Contents


VII.  FOIA REQUESTS: RESPONSE TIME FOR PROCESSED AND PENDING REQUESTS

A.    Processed Requests – Response Time for All Processed Perfected Requests

 SIMPLECOMPLEXEXPEDITED PROCESSING
[1]Median Number of DaysAverage Number of DaysLowest Number of DaysHighest Number of DaysMedian Number of DaysAverage Number of DaysLowest Number of DaysHighest Number of DaysMedian Number of DaysAverage Number of DaysLowest Number of DaysHighest Number of Days
OS [2]000021724711,7540000
ACF108145131026127815660000
AOA0000451150000
CMS101711,43125041512,27326224348573
OIG14121415111901111
OPHS/PSC2410007511532201886287013
AHRQ012130013103525252525
CDC164906522784068121.512
FDA109511,25029331611,42017125440635
HRSA20000151711740000
HIS12143245290341411310532
NIH20000163118010000
SAMHSA12200306875121800000
HHS Overall194601,43110714102,27237540635
[1] Some numbers based on estimates.
[2] Uses single-track log.

B.    Processed Requests – Response Time for Perfected Requests in Which Information Was Granted

                     SIMPLE                            COMPLEX     EXPEDITED PROCESSING
[1]Median Number of DaysAverage Number of DaysLowest Number of DaysHighest Number of DaysMedian Number of DaysAverage Number of DaysLowest Number of DaysHighest Number of DaysMedian Number of DaysAverage Number of DaysLowest Number of DaysHighest Number
OS[2]000020921611,6460000
ACF5413713708114515340000
AOA0000451150000
CMS121911,43130848915,49614324348573
OIG14020415011900000
OPHS/PSC20900751153222188620000
AHRQ012130013103525151025
CDC19450609389706810000
FDA10951125029531711,42017125440635
HRSA20000151711740000
IHS144215453235201300000
NIH20000163818020000
SAMHSA10200306875121800000
HHS Overall134601,4319713215,49633510635
[1] Some numbers based on estimates.
[2] Uses single-track log.

C.    Processed Requests – Response Time in Day Increments

(1) Processed Requests – Response Time in Day Increments        
Simple Requests             
 1–20 Days21 – 40 Days41 – 60 Days61 – 80 Days81- 100 Days101-120 Days121-140 Days141-160 Days161-180 Days181-200 Days201-300 Days301-400 Days401+ DaysTOTAL
OS[1]00000000000000
ACF521150451023216322133
AOA100000000000000
CMS27,3102,3716813231651457634354945503531,319
OIG329300000000000332
OPHS/PSC27264342612141011139562836585
AHRQ46220000000000068
CDC10340764430000028178
FDA3974343956005214474065204443121,5783121,0157,381
HRSA100000000000000
IHS551012300030000083
NIH100000000000000
SAMHSA10181020000000000058
HHS Overall28,5742,9731,1449787066154965684943731,6954241,09640,136
[1] Some numbers based on estimates.

C. (2) Processed Requests – Response Time  
Complex Requests
 1–20 Days21 – 40 Days41 – 60 Days61 – 80 Days81- 100 Days101-120 Days121-140 Days141-160 Days161-180 Days181-200 Days201-300 Days301-400 Days401+ DaysTOTAL
OS6405412181115134641312162964
ACF791421110326444
AOA1100000000000011
CMS2871177444574356654732164932891,368
OIG92818864120100077
OPHS/PSC1101135514331571179
AHRQ52000000000007
CDC27125777747346273665285463461,117
FDA39851092081111121241471331146374142,4544,687
HRSA26447910210010000334
IHS005254344200029
NIH41731251472119181142128891,306
SAMHSA1316502300008101067
HHS Total2,3198764184182952532442742632089246132,98510,090

C. (3) Processed Requests – Response Time  
Requests Granted Expedited Processing
 1–20 Days21 – 40 Days41 – 60 Days61 – 80 Days81- 100 Days101-120 Days121-140 Days141-160 Days161-180 Days181-200 Days201-300 Days301-400 Days401+ DaysTOTAL
OS00000000000000
ACF00000000000000
AOA00000000000000
CMS411121021022219
OIG10000000000001
OPHS/PSC00000000000000
AHRQ01000000000001
CDC11000000000002
FDA00000001001114
HRSA00000000000000
IHS12100000000004
NIH00000000000000
SAMHSA00000000000000
HHS Total752121031033331

D.    Pending Requests – All Pending Perfected Requests

 SimpleComplexExpedited Processing
[1]Number PendingMedian Number Of DaysAverage Number Of DaysNumber PendingMedian Number Of DaysAverage Number Of DaysNumber PendingMedian Number Of DaysAverage Number Of Days
OS[2]000722105117000
ACF5338814517873182000
AOA000000000
CMS2,29310428,00759665712484520
OIG1222341100000
OPHS/PSC2423066176230267000
AHRQ0005010000
CDC10528418469841614102103
FDA677701634,121189231000
HRSA2000302012000
IHS9319022275372000
NIH20001153177000
SAMHSA000783191198000
HHS Total3,547959313,951141183165862
[1] Some numbers based on estimates.
[2] Uses single-track log.

E.     Pending Requests – Ten Oldest Pending Perfected Requests 

 10th Oldest Request And Number of Days Pending9th8th7th6th5th4th3rd2ndOldest Request And Number of Days Pending
OS11/14/02 1,45811/4/02 1,46610/1/02 1,4889/26/02 1,4929/16/02
1,494
9/11/02 1,4979/5/02 1,5029/4/02
1,503
8/7/02
1,521
6/6/02
1,560
ACF4/5/07
825
4/5/07
825
4/4/07
826
4/4/07
826
4/4/07
826
4/4/07
826
4/4/07
826
4/4/07
826
4/2/07
828
1/19/07
873
AOA0000000000
CMS4/24/01 2,1254/11/01 2,1342/23/01
2,167
2/13/01
2,174
1/31/01 2,1841/23/01 2,1881/08/01 2,1992/11/00
2,218
11/30/00
2,226
10/27/00
2,249
OIG5/13/09
100
4/16/09
119
4/14/09
121
4/8/09
125
3/24/09
136
2/24/09
156
2/19/09
159
1/21/09
180
9/4/08
279
6/13/08
338
OPHS/PSC7/11/07
580
6/18/07
597
5/15/07
621
5/15/07
621
5/15/07
621
3/16/07
663
0/07/07 6902/01/07
694
1/18/07
704
1/18/07
704
AHRQ09/25/09
3
9/22/09
5
9/25/09
7
9/23/09
9
9/18/09
12
9/17/09
13
9/15/09
15
9/14/09
16
9/4/09
22
CDC1/17/07
681
1/16/07
682
1/08/07
687
11/30/06
712
11/27/06
715
11/24/06
716
10/24/06
737
10/19/06
740
10/03/06
751
10/02/06
752
FDA4/18/05 1,1173/11/05 1,1432/4/05 1,1671/26/05 1,1741/24/05 1,1761/12/05
1,183
9/17/04
1,261
9/7/04 1,2694/27/04
1,361
4/6/04
1,375
HRSA9/10/09
14
9/10/09
14
9/9/09
15
9/3/09
20
9/2/09
21
8/28/09
26
8/17/09
35
8/5/09
42
7/31/09
45
7/8/09
60
IHS3/10/09
201
2/18/09
220
1/08/09
263
12/22/08
279
12/17/08
284
11/25/08
306
11/20/08
311
11/20/08
311
11/04/08
326
10/08/08
372
NIH1/21/09
177
1/2/09
189
11/6/08
226
8/25/08
277
5/21/08
343
2/20/08
408
8/17/08
533
6/4/07
586
6/15/06
828
4/2/06
880
SAMHSA9/2/09
20
9/2/09
20
7/7/09
43
7/11/09
47
7/14/09
49
3/18/09
114
9/28/08
252
9/23/08
257
9/9/08
267
8/26/08
277
HHS Total4/24/01 2,1254/11/01
2,134
2/23/01
2,167
2/13/01
2,174
1/31/01
2,184
1/23/01
2,188
1/08/01
2,199
2/11/00
2,218
11/30/00
2,226
10/27/00
2,249