When submitting a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request, please be as specific as possible and clearly describe the documents being sought, or documents you wish to inspect. Include contact name, title, organization, address, email, phone number, and the de-identified data you are requesting. Examples: the total number of opioid prescriptions for Illinois in 2013 or the total number of patients on opioids for 2015. If you have any questions, please email . Visit the IDHS website for the full FOIA policy.
Submit a written request on official letterhead to:
Office of the General Counsel
Illinois Department of Human Services
69 West Washington Street, 9th Floor
Chicago, IL 60602