Medical records of child detainees (Department of Health and Human Services)

Adam Rogers filed this request with the Department of Health and Human Services of the United States of America.
Tracking #

2018-01133-FOIA-OS

Multi Request Medical records of child detainees
Est. Completion None
Status
Fix Required

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From: Adam Rogers


To Whom It May Concern:

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

-Requests for emergency services or medical assistance from facilities where children of asylum petitioners or people attempting to cross the US border are detained.
-Records of inspections by health care personnel of facilities where children of asylum petitioners or people attempting to cross the US border are detained.
-Records of health services delivered at facilities where children of asylum petitioners or people attempting to cross the US border are detained., including but not limited to vaccinations, drugs provided (prescription and OTC), and trauma care.
-Contracts with health care providers.
-Numbers of patients and diagnoses if possible in medical care facilities at facilities where children of asylum petitioners or people attempting to cross the US border are detained.

Since April 1, 2018

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,

Adam Rogers

From: Department of Health and Human Services

RE: 2018-01133-FOIA-OS
Dear Mr. Rogers:
This is in response to your Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request, dated: June 22, 2018, concerning medical records of child detainees.
We received your request on June 22, 2018, and have referred it to the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) for a direct response to you.  Because HHS FOIA administration is decentralized, your request will be closed in this office.  Upon receipt, ACF will log in your request, and issue you a new tracking number for your reference.  Please see attached for additional information.
Sincerely,

Natasha Taylor Government Information Specialist
Main Office Line:  202-690-7453

From: Department of Health and Human Services

Dear Mr. Rogers:

Thank you for your email regarding the status of the above-referenced request. On July 02, 2018, you were notified that your June 22, 2018, request was referred to the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) for a direct response to you (see attached). We also notified you that because HHS FOIA administration is decentralized, your request would be closed in this office. You should’ve received a tracking number from the ACF for your reference.

You may check the status of your request with the ACF at 1-888-747-1861 or foia@acf.hhs.gov<mailto:foia@acf.hhs.gov>. Thank you and best regards.

Sincerely,
Natasha Taylor
Government Information Specialist
FOIA/PA Division
Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs (ASPA)
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
Hubert H. Humphrey (HHH) Building, Suite 729H
200 Independence Ave., SW
Washington, DC 20201
Phone: (202) 691-2067
Fax: (202) 690-8320

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