Data Requests#

Data can be requested from the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD) that may not be available on the OSHPD website.

Patient-Level Administrative Data#

OSHPD maintains two privacy levels for patient-level administrative data files that can be used for research, based on eligibility. Use the information below to learn the eligibility and process for requesting data, as well as other tools and resources for using and accessing OSHPD patient-level data.

Pricing Policy Changes for Datasets#

OSHPD will no longer charge for patient-level datasets ordered or filled on or after 7/1/2018 for eligible requestors. This includes datasets for Patient Discharge Datasets (PDD), Emergency Department Data (EDD) and Ambulatory Surgery Center Data (ASD)  for eligible requests for Limited Datasets (formerly AB2876) and Research Request (formerly IPA) processes.  There are no refunds for data requests fulfilled prior to midnight on 6/30/2018.

Limited and Research Data Requests Now Available!#

Eligible Requestors can now request Limited and Research Datasets through our new request portals. We are still in the process of developing the new request portal for Custom Data Requests. You can still request custom data by clicking the links below.

Limited Data Request

California Hospitals and Health Departments can now request Limited Data through the online request portal

Research Data Request

Eligible requestors from non-profit Universities can request non-public datasets

Publicly Available Data

OSHPD's Datasets and CHHS Open Data Portal

Committee for the Protection of Human Subjects (CPHS)

Learn more about CPHS and the review of research projects involving human subjects

Data Documentation

Supplemental documents and information on OSHPD's data