Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)

Information about the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) as pertains to AHRQ.

Welcome to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Freedom of Information Act page. We hope you find that it facilitates your efforts to obtain public information about AHRQ programs.

Information Resources

How To Submit a FOIA Request

The Freedom of Information Act (5 U.S.C., Section 552), provides any individual access to Federal agency records, not otherwise accessible. For details, go to Instructions for Requesting Information.

Electronic FOIA Library

The Electronic FOIA Library contains annual FOIA reports, specific agency policy statements, opinions made in adjudication of cases, and an index of records released by FOIA that are likely to become the subject of subsequent FOIA requests.

AHRQ Public Reading Room

If you wish to visit the AHRQ Public Reading Room in person, it is located at:

AHRQ Information Resources Center
540 Gaither Road, Suite 1000
Rockville, MD 20850
Telephone: (301) 427-1280

Hours of operation are 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Eastern Time, Monday through Friday.

Page last reviewed September 2011
Internet Citation: Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). September 2011. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/policy/foia/index.html