Confidential and implied confidential data may be requested from HHS, but require an agreement for release. All data agreements are coordinated through the Data Governance Program. This includes requests for row-level or individual level data, even if deidentified. 

Statistical summary data which are not considered implied confidential may be released without an agreement. For summary and county-level data, please contact the appropriate program area or sent an email to

Separate processes exist for research and non-research related confidential or implied confidential data requests. These processes and all associated policies are outlined below. 

Data Requests