Right to Know - The Hospitals & Higher Education Facilities Authority of Philadelphia

On February 14, 2008, Governor Rendell signed into law Act 2008-3, known as Pennsylvania’s Right-To-Know Law. In compliance with this new law, the Hospitals and Higher Education Facilities Authority is required to make certain documents and records available to the public.

To request a document, please start by downloading this form »

The primary points of contact for this information are as follows:

Open-Records Officer:
James P. Baker, Jr.
The Hospitals and Higher Education
Facilities Authority of Philadelphia
1800 John F. Kennedy Boulevard, Suite 1800
Philadelphia, PA 19103-7434
Telephone: 215-568-8100
Facsimile: 215-568-3894
E-Mail: jbaker@hospitalhighered.com

Appeals Office Contact Information:
Terry Mutchler, Executive Director
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Office of Open Records
Commonwealth Keystone Building
400 North Street, Plaza Level
Harrisburg, PA 17120-0225
Telephone: 717-346-9903
Email: openrecords@state.pa.us


The following fee schedule shall apply to Responses to Open Records Law Requests:

  • A fee of $0.25 (twenty-five cents) per page will be charged for the following:
    • Photocopying
    • Printing
    • Copying onto electronic media (an additional CD or Diskette fee of $10 will also be charged)
    • Transmission by facsimile or electronic transmission (e-mail)
  • Arrangements may be made for granted Open Records Request. Responses to be viewed by appointment at no charge.
  • Actual postage shall be charged to the Requester.
  • Additional fees shall apply for complex and extensive data sets and also for pages larger than 8.5 X 14 inches.
  • All fees and charges are to be paid in advance.