Taylor Haddock, Unit Manager
Anthony Volpe, Supervisor BGS Criminal History Review
Sherry Ledbetter, Supervisor BGS Exemption Review
Bureau of Central Services
Background Screening Unit
2727 Mahan Drive, Mail Stop #40
Tallahassee, FL 32308
(850) 487-0470 Fax
LiveScan Site / Service Provider Page
Information for LiveScan Service Providers regarding the Agency's background screening process and requirements.
Provides screening services for health care providers in Florida currently licensed by the Agency for Health Care Administration.
- Florida Statute (F.S.), Chapter 435
- Florida Statute (F.S.), Chapter 408.809
- Florida Administrative Code, Section 59-A35.090
- Chapter Law 2012-73 (Updated 4/7/12)
Background Screening Requirements
Changes in the law, passed during the 2010 legislative session (Chapter Law 2010-114), significantly modifies the background screening and hiring process for many service providers regulated by a variety of state agencies including health care providers licensed by the Agency for Health Care Administration (Agency) under Chapter 408, Part II, Florida Statutes (F.S.). See Who is required to be screened for a chart indicating the provider type and the positions that require screening.
The following is a summary of changes to section 408.809 and Chapter 435, F.S. that apply to employees and contractors of health care providers licensed through the Agency for Health Care Administration. These changes are effective August 1, 2010.
Information & Resources
There are many questions regarding the new background screening requirements. The following topics are covered on our Information & Resources page. If you have additional questions not answered please email them to the Background Screening Unit at firstname.lastname@example.org.