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Data Requests


Licensed healthcare providers and pharmacists may request an account to view system information online. Other entities may obtain PDMP information as well.

To obtain PDMP information these entities must submit a request form. PDMP Staff then run system reports for the requestor. Requests are fulfilled only for the purposes and under the provisions specified below.


Entities that May Request Information from the PDMP

To obtain their own controlled substance information as well as a list of system users who have access to their records.​

For more information, see Patient Rights​.

A health professional regulatory board investigating an individual regulated by the board may request from the Authority controlled substance information pertaining to the member. ORS 431.966

The board’s Executive Director or his/her designee must certify that the information is necessary to the board’s investigation. OAR 410-121-4020

Board Information Request Procedure

Boards must perform the following steps to request information from the PDMP:

  1. Click on the Board Info Request link located on the left menu.
  2. Complete the fillable Board Information Request Form.
  3. Print a hard copy of the completed Board Information Request Form.
  4. Have the Executive Director or his/her designee sign and date the Board Information Request Form.
  5. Submit the signed Board Information Request Form along with a summary of the investigation and the information requirements for the request to:

Mail: Oregon Prescription Drug Monitoring Program-IPE
PO Box 14450
Portland, OR 97293-0450

Or

Fax: 971-673-0990

The PDMP staff will review the application and contact the individual who sent the request for validation. When the Board Information Request is validated, PDMP staff will query the system for the requested information and provide a report to the board.

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A federal, state or local law enforcement agency engaged in an authorized drug-related investigation may request information from the PDMP for an individual that is the subject of the investigation. The request must be pursuant to a valid court order based on probable cause. ORS 431.966

A subpoena is not sufficient for the PDMP to release information. A law enforcement agency must provide a search warrant signed by a judge or a court order signed by a judge that indicates there is probable cause for the judge to issue the order.

Law Enforcement Information Request Procedure

Law enforcement agencies must perform the following steps to request information from the PDMP:

  1. Click the Law Enforcement Info Request link located on the left menu.
  2. Complete the fillable Law Enforcement Information Request Form.
  3. Print a hard copy of the completed Law Enforcement Information Request Form.
  4. Sign the Law Enforcement Information Request Form.
  5. Submit the signed Law Enforcement Information Request Form along with a copy of the court order documents to:

Mail: Oregon Prescription Drug Monitoring Program-IPE
PO Box 14450
Portland, OR 97293-0450

Or

Fax: 971-673-0990

The PDMP staff will review the application and contact the individual who submitted the request for validation.

If the form is complete and the court order is valid, PDMP staff will query the system for the requested information and provide a report to the law enforcement agency.

If the request or court order is not valid, PDMP staff will respond to the law enforcement agency providing an explanation for the denial.

The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) is accepting research requests at this time.

The OHA may provide de-identified PDMP data for educational, research, or public health purposes. Data cannot be used for commercial purposes. All requests for de-identified data for research purposes must be approved by the OHA. For more information, please contact Josh VanOtterloo at: Joshua.Vanotterloo@dhsoha.state.or.us.​

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