We welcome your comments, questions, suggestions, or other feedback to help the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUP) serve you better. Every message will be read by the person(s) responsible for that subject area, and we will follow up in whatever manner is appropriate. HCUP is a federally funded research project sponsored by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ).
Where to Find Answers
HCUP's activities are well documented on this website. Please visit our Home Page and/or AHRQ's Home Page, where you will find links to various Project-relevant topics. You may also refer to the Frequently Asked Questions and the HCUP Index Page. These features are designed to assist you in obtaining the information you are seeking.
Freedom of Information
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests for AHRQ are handled by the Division of FOIA Services within the Program Support Center (PSC). You may submit your request to PSC electronically. The request can also be submitted by mail, fax, courier, e-mail, or in person. Requests must be submitted in writing, but no special form is needed. Mark both your envelope and letter "Freedom of Information Act Request" to help ensure that your request is forwarded to the FOIA office. Requests may be directed to:
Division of FOIA Services
Program Support Center
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
5600 Fishers Lane, RM 19-01
Rockville, MD 20857

FAX: (301) 480-5862
Email: foiarequest@psc.hhs.gov
For more information about the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) as it pertains to AHRQ, please refer to the AHRQ Policies page.
Research Impact
AHRQ is interested in feedback from the private and public sectors on how our research findings or products are being used and their impact on organizations, service, delivery, and quality of care. Please contact the Agency by mail or e-mail if you are willing to provide feedback on your experience and examples of use and impact and/or will allow us to interview you and develop a case study.
Communicating by Mail with AHRQ or HCUP
Please send your letter with comments or questions to:
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Office of Communications and Knowledge Transfer
5600 Fishers Lane
Mail Stop 07N94A
Rockville, MD 20857
Communicating Online with AHRQ or HCUP
If you want to communicate your comments, questions, or suggestions by e-mail, please contact HCUP at AHRQ.
Communicating by Telephone with HCUP
If you want to communicate your comments, questions, or suggestions by telephone to HCUP, please call 1-866-290-HCUP. We will follow-up on all inquiries. We are able to respond to most questions within 3 business days.