Background Screening

Taylor Haddock, Unit Manager
Background Screening
Bureau of Central Services
Telephone: (850) 412-4503

The Background Screening Unit processes screening results for health care providers in Florida currently licensed by the Agency for Health Care Administration. Processing includes making a determination of eligibility and evaluating applications for exemption. The Unit is also responsible for the maintenance and administration of the Care Provider Background Screening Clearinghouse.

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Click logo for access to the Clearinghouse Website.

NOTE: Florida Medicaid and Department of Children and Families Added to Clearinghouse
Florida Medicaid and Department of Children and Families (DCF) Summer Camp providers were added to the Clearinghouse on March 2, 2015. To review important updates, frequently asked questions, and alerts regarding this change please select ‘Clearinghouse Website Information’ in the local navigation on the left hand side of your screen.