NOTE: Information in the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP) database is not discoverable or admissible in any civil or administrative action, except in an investigation and disciplinary proceeding by the department or the appropriate regulatory board, Section 893.055(7)(c), Florida Statutes.
Funding the E-FORCSE Database
Florida's PDMP is funded through federal and private grant money and funds raised by the Florida PDMP Foundation, Inc. Board of Directors. With the exception of a one-time appropriation of $500,000 for FY 2013-14, no state funds or funds received directly or indirectly from prescription drug manufacturers may be used to support the PDMP.
2. Federal Grants
The PDMP has been awarded five federal grants, which are based on specific projects outlined in the grant application and only a limited portion (if any) may be used to offset infrastructure, personnel, and facility expenses.
The PDMP has applied for and was awarded four Harold Rogers PDMP grants from the Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Assistance totaling $1,599,250
Additionally, on September 20, 2012, the PDMP was awarded a grant of $240,105 from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to integrate PDMP data into existing clinical workflow and technology and to expand interoperability.
- May 19, 2010 - $400,000 "Implementation" grant
- September 19, 2010 - $400,000 "Enhancement" grant
- August 21, 2012 - $399,300 "Enhancement" grant
- September 3, 2013 - $399,950 "Enhancement grant