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FOIA Agency Information

General Information

Department of Health and Human Services

Mission statement: "The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is the United States government´s principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services, especially for those who are least able to help themselves. "

Where Suits are Filed

Status  Year  City 
Cases filed within: 7 days 30 days over 30 days
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Docket Number Filed Case Title

Statistics on Lawsuits*

Key Indicators
72 Suits filed against HHS in FY 2020
556 Suits filed since 2001
138 Suits still pending
440 Suits closed
71 Suits taking over 24 months
1 Suit taking over 117 months
Lawsuits Filed by Year
*based on FOIA nature of suit


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