The business of the South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS) is open to public review, as is required by the state's Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).
Requests for information should be sent in writing to SCDHHS's Office of General Counsel. While no particular form is necessary to submit a FOIA request, SCDHHS encourages requesters to submit FOIA requests through the SCDHHS Medicaid FOIA Portal.
- Other Ways to Submit a FOIA Request
All FOIA requests must be in writing and can be submitted through the FOIA Portal, by email, fax, U.S. mail or hand delivered. If you would like to submit your FOIA request by mail, email, fax or hand-delivery, our Standard form is provided for your convenience.
Email - firstname.lastname@example.org
Fax - 803-255-8210
South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services
Office of General Counsel / FOIA
PO BOX 8206
Columbia, SC 29202
Hand Deliver to:
1801 Main Street
Attn: Office of General Counsel/FOIA
- FOIA Fee Schedule
Search Fee $20 hr Retrieval Fee $20 hr Redaction Fee $20 hr Copies $0.20 per page CD $5 per disc
*Please note that in some cases prior to fulfilling a request, SCDHHS may require a deposit of up to 25% of the reasonably anticipated cost for gathering and producing the records.