CDC opioid guideline followup (Department of Health and Human Services)

Pat Anson filed this request with the Department of Health and Human Services of the United States of America.
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2018-01320-FOIA-OS, 18-00959-FOIA

2018-01320-FOIA-OS

Multi Request CDC opioid guideline followup
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Completed

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From: Pat Anson


To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

All reports, studies and analysis relating to the effectiveness and impact of the 2016 CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain -- specifically how the guideline has affected patients, physicians, opioid prescribing, and the quality of pain management in the United States since the guideline was released on March 15, 2016.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Pat Anson

From: Department of Health and Human Services

FOIA Request No.:2018-01320-FOIA-OS Pat Anson
MuckRock News DEPT MR 58750 411A Highland Avenue
Somerville, MA 02144-2516
Good afternoon.  Please find attached our agency's acknowledgment letter for receipt of your July 29, 2018 FOIA request. As we advised in that attached letter, our office is forwarding your FOIA request to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for records search and to reply directly to you. You may check on the status of your request with CDC at 800-232-4636 or at FOIARequests@cdc.gov To reiterate, you sought the following records in your request: all reports, studies and analysis relating to the effectiveness and impact of the 2016 CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain -- specifically how the guideline has affected patients, physicians, opioid prescribing, and the quality of pain management in the United States since the guideline was released on March 15, 2016. Also attached to this e-mail, as a courtesy, are some publicly available online articles on your stated subject matter, which you may find of interest.  The Duke University study can also be accessed at the following link: https://healthpolicy.duke.edu/sites/default/files/atoms/files/landscape_analysis_-_opioid_safe_prescribing_strategies.pdf Best regards, Deborah Peters
FOIA-Privacy Act Division, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs Main Office Line:  202-690-7453

From: Department of Health and Human Services

August 14, 2018
Request Number: 18-00959-FOIA
Dear Ms. Anson:
This is regarding your Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request of August 3, 2018, for All reports, studies and analysis relating to the effectiveness and impact of the 2016 CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain -- specifically how the guideline has affected patients, physicians, opioid prescribing, and the quality of pain management in the United States since the guideline was released on March 15, 2016.
Please see the attached letter.
Sincerely,
CDC/ATSDR FOIA Office
770-488-6399

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