Prescription Drug Larcenies- Northport VA

Vaughn Golden filed this request with the Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration of the United States of America.

It is a clone of this request.

Tracking # 17-09096-F
Due June 28, 2017
Est. Completion July 3, 2017
Status
Awaiting Response

Communications

From: Vaughn Golden

To Whom It May Concern:

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:

All VA police reports involving the larceny, theft, or similar misconduct of scheduled prescription medications from the Northport VA Medical Center between the dates 01/01/2014 and present.

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,

Vaughn Golden

From: Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration

An acknowledgement letter, stating the request is being processed.

From: Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration

An interim response, stating the request is being processed.

From: Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration

An interim response, stating the request is being processed.

From: Marakowski, Deana M

Good Morning Vaughn I have requested a status from the FOIA Officer. I will provide you with the status as soon as it is received. Deana

Deana Marakowski
VHA FOIA Officer
Information Access and Privacy Office
Health Information Governance
Office of Informatics and Information Governance
810 Vermont Avenue, N.W.
Washington D.C. 20420
Tel. 717-675-8363
Fax. 202-273-9387

From: Marakowski, Deana M

Good Morning Vaughn,

Ms. Parks has conveyed that she is awaiting completion of scanning and they she will be reviewing and making release determination through August 21, 2017. She also advised that this is a large number of documents and that she did sent you a delay letter.

She will provide you a status update on August 21, 207. I have included her on this email so that you may communicate with her directly.

Thank you,
Deana

Deana Marakowski
VHA FOIA Officer
Information Access and Privacy Office
Health Information Governance
Office of Informatics and Information Governance
810 Vermont Avenue, N.W.
Washington D.C. 20420
Tel. 717-675-8363
Fax. 202-273-9387

From: Parks, Jorgina T.

Hello -

The subject FOIA was completed and released. A package of a little over 70 pages was sent via UPS, tracking number 1Z A39 E90 22 1050 096 6 on 12 September 2017, Next Day Air to Vaughn Golden. Address: 411A Highland Avenue, MR 38230, Somerville, MA 02144-2516.

Kind Regards,
Jorgina Parks
(Government Information Specialist)
Privacy/FOIA Officer
Office of the Deputy Director
*Certified VA Facilitator
*Certified Franklin Covey Presenter
*MyVA 101 Ambassador
O: 202-745-8000 x. 5-8364
M: 631-258-0814
*I am best reachable via e-mail and
will respond within 24 business hours.
E-mail: jorgina.parks@va.gov<mailto:jorgina.parks@va.gov>
**I am currently detailed to Station 688.
http://explore.va.gov<http://explore.va.gov/>
linkedin.com/in/jorgina-parks-71aa63b0
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***CONFIDENTIALITY NOTICE***
This document may contain information covered under the Privacy Act, 5 USC 552(a), and/or the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (PL 104-191) and its various implementing regulations and must be protected in accordance with those provisions. Healthcare information is personal and sensitive and must be treated accordingly. If this correspondence contains healthcare information it is being provided to you after appropriate authorization from the patient or under circumstances that don't require patient authorization. You, the recipient, are obligated to maintain it in a safe, secure and confidential manner. Redisclosure without additional patient consent or as permitted by law is prohibited. Unauthorized redisclosure or failure to maintain confidentiality subjects you to application of appropriate sanction. If you have received this correspondence in error, please notify the sender at once and destroy any copies you have made.

CLASSIFICATION: UNCLASSIFIED

From: Vaughn Golden

Hi Deana/Jorgina, it appears the documents were never delivered? Are you able to provide scanned copies of the request or attempt redelivery?

Regards,

Vaughn Golden

From: Parks, Jorgina T.

Hello -

You may communicate directly via vhawasfoia@va.gov<mailto:vhawasfoia@va.gov>. The FOIA Office is awaiting a postal mailing address. Please provide the correct mailing address to avoid further delay and return of the package, as it is over 70 pages. The responsive documents cannot be transmitted via email.

JP~
(Government Information Specialist)
Privacy/FOIA Officer
*Certified VA Facilitator
*Certified Franklin Covey Presenter
*MyVA 101 Ambassador
O: 202-745-8000 x. 5-8364
M: 202-604-5899
*I am best reachable via e-mail and
will respond within 72 business hours.
E-mail: jorgina.parks@va.gov<mailto:jorgina.parks@va.gov>
http://vaww.washingtondc.va.gov/Privacy_Officer.asp
http://explore.va.gov<http://explore.va.gov/>
linkedin.com/in/jorgina-parks-71aa63b0

Privacy is Everyone's Responsibility!
***CONFIDENTIALITY NOTICE***
This document may contain information covered under the Privacy Act, 5 USC 552(a), and/or the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (PL 104-191) and its various implementing regulations and must be protected in accordance with those provisions. Healthcare information is personal and sensitive and must be treated accordingly. If this correspondence contains healthcare information it is being provided to you after appropriate authorization from the patient or under circumstances that don't require patient authorization. You, the recipient, are obligated to maintain it in a safe, secure and confidential manner. Redisclosure without additional patient consent or as permitted by law is prohibited. Unauthorized redisclosure or failure to maintain confidentiality subjects you to application of appropriate sanction. If you have received this correspondence in error, please notify the sender at once and destroy any copies you have made.

CLASSIFICATION: UNCLASSIFIED

From: Vaughn Golden

Hi Jorgina,

The best address to send the documents is as follows:

Apartment 120-01B
1033 Danby Rd.
Ithaca, NY 14850

Thanks for your help!

-Vaughn Golden

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