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AHCA Fingerprint-based Level 2 Background Check

FDLE Approved Live Scan Vendor

The Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) is responsible for licensing and regulating health care facilities. In Florida, AHCA is also responsible for AHCA Medicaid. For AHCA/Medicaid information, click here.

The AHCA Background Screening Unit reviews the Level 2 criminal history results for all background screenings submitted as part of the employment process for health care providers.

For more information on AHCA, visit: http://ahca.myflorida.com/

Some of the entities licensed and regulated by AHCA are:

  • Adult Day Care Centers
  • Adult Family Care Homes
  • Ambulatory Surgery Centers
  • Assisted Living Facilities
  • Birth Centers
  • Clinical Laboratories Performing Non-waived Testing
  • Community Mental Health Crisis Stabilization Units
  • Drug Free Workplace
  • Healthcare Clinics
  • Healthcare Service Pools
  • Home Health Agencies
  • Home Medical Equipment Providers
  • Homemaker/Sitter/Companion
  • Homes for Special Services
  • Hospice
  • Hospitals
  • Intermediate Care Facilities for the Developmentally Disabled
  • Multiphasic Health Testing Centers
  • Nurse Registries
  • Nursing Homes
  • Organ Procurement Organizations, Tissue Banks, Eye Banks
  • Prescribed Pediatric Extended Care
  • Residential Treatment Centers for Children and Adolescents
  • Residential Treatment Facilities
  • Risk Managers
  • Short Term Residential Treatment Facilities
  • Transitional Living Facilities

Accurate Biometrics is a trusted live scan fingerprint provider with nearly 20 years of experience. We offer fast, convenient walk-in service at our Tampa location. We also offer mobile on-site service for groups of 20 or more in the Tampa Bay area. Let us help you navigate the background check process. Call our Account Management Team at 813.586.3400 or email florida@accuratebiometrics.com for more information.

Follow these simple steps to complete your Level 2 fingerprint background check requirement

  1. The company that is requesting your Level 2 background check has to go on the Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA/AHCA Medicaid) Clearinghouse web Portal and generate a Level 2 background check request.
    https://apps.ahca.myflorida.com/SingleSignOnPortal/Login.aspx?ReturnUrl=%2fsinglesignonportal

    After they have registered you into the AHCA Clearinghouse portal they must provide you with a Live Scan Request Form that the system automatically generates with an ORI number and a Screening ID number.
    https://ahca.myflorida.com/MCHQ/Central_Services/Background_Screening/docs/Sample_Livescan_Request_Form.pdf

  2. Bring in your Live Scan Request Form along with your current (not expired) driver’s license, government issued identification card, or passport to Accurate Biometrics at 5005 W. Laurel Street, Ste. 111, Tampa. Please call us at (813) 586-3400 if you have any questions.

  3. The fingerprints and photo are captured by Accurate Biometrics then sent to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE). FDLE then sends the fingerprints to the FBI for their nationwide processing. The results are then disseminated back to AHCA/AHCA Medicaid Clearinghouse.
    Once the results are received from FDLE, the average processing time for clearance is approximately 3-5 business days.

  4. Accurate Biometrics will provide you with a Transaction Control Number (TCN) report that verifies your live scan submission has been processed. The TCN number can be given to the company that is requesting the background check as it will help them track results.

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