Bureau of Central Services
Division of Health Quality Assurance
Telephone: (850) 412-3951
Fax: (850) 487-6240
The Bureau of Central Services provides service and support to the Bureaus within the Division of Health Quality Assurance. The Bureau is comprised of four units: The Background Screening Unit, The Financial Analysis Unit, The Central Intake Unit, and the Systems Management/Training and Support Unit. These units are responsible for the receipt and distribution of all health care facility applications and associated fees; the background screening of facility owners, administrators, and personnel; the financial analysis of health care facilities; and the data support and training within the Division.
The Background Screening Unit processes screening results for Agency applicants and individuals required to be screened in order to operate a health care facility regulated by the Agency. Processing includes making a determination of eligibility and determining applications for exemption. The Unit is also responsible for the maintenance and administration of the Care Provider Background Screening Clearinghouse.
The Systems Management Unit is responsible for the integrity of the Division's licensing and document management systems, oversight of the Emergency Status System, ad hoc reporting for management and for portions of the Divisions dashboard exhibits. The Unit is also tasked with evaluating and streamlining processes and training system users for the Division.