CMS Freedom of Information Act
CMS FOIA Contacts
- CMS FOIA Office Service Center, (410) 786-5353, fax (443) 380-7260
- Hugh Gilmore, Director of Division of Freedom of Information, Office of Strategic Operations and Regulatory Affairs
- Joseph Tripline, FOIA Public Liaison
Helpful Hints to Consider Before Filing a FOIA Request
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Please explore our A-Z Index that lists newly posted publicly available CMS information and datasets.
In the spirit of Open Government and transparency we have improved your access to CMS data and information. A wealth of information about Medicare and Medicaid including Medicare and Medicaid Provider Survey and Certification findings can be found at Data.Medicare.Gov
Sample FOIA Request Letter for Records on a Living Beneficiary from Someone Other Than the Beneficiary (PDF)
Sample FOIA Request Letter (PDF)
Sample FOIA Request Letter for Records on a Deceased Beneficiary (PDF)
Sample FOIA Request Letter for Your Own Medical Records (PDF)
Sample FOIA Appeal Letter (PDF)
FOIA Frequently Asked Questions (PDF)
FOIA Medicare Authorization (PDF)