Illinois Medicaid Provider

Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services (HFS)

Per Title 89 IL Adm. Code, Section 140.498, companies or agencies who provide goods and services under the Illinois Medicaid program require State and FBI fingerprint-based background check. This may include Non-Emergency Transport Drivers and Durable Medical Equipment (DME) providers.

Among the groups served are:

  • Medicaid
  • Adult Home-Based Services (HBS) program for the disabled
  • Residents of Long Term Care Facilities (LTC) for the elderly

For more information about our services, or to set up an account for applicant fingerprinting, please contact our Account Management Team at 773-685-5832.

Once an account is established, Accurate Biometrics will provide a customized fingerprinting form for your company that the applicants will need to bring for fingerprinting.

Accurate Biometrics is a trusted live scan fingerprint provider with nearly 20 years of experience. We offer fast, convenient walk-in service at over 40 locations in Illinois. Let us help you navigate the background check process. If you have any questions, please email us at info@accuratebiometrics.com.

For more information and to get fingerprinted for Illinois Medicaid program provider licensing, follow the simple steps below:

  1. Fill out Form: Download the Fingerprint Authorization form unless you have been given a custom Authorization Form from your Employer.
    • It must have a valid ORI number issued for the provider company.
    • Complete the form with your personal information.

  2. Find the closest Accurate Biometrics fingerprint location and its hours of operation by clicking here. No appointments necessary at any of our sites!

  3. What to Bring: Bring the completed form, a valid, government issued, picture ID (such as a driver's license, State ID or passport). A receipt will be provided after fingerprinting that includes the name, date and Transaction Control Number (TCN).

  4. You will be given a computer-generated receipt upon completion of the fingerprinting process.

  5. The fingerprint technician will sign and date the form verifying fingerprinting by Accurate Biometrics.

  6. Your results will be sent directly from the Illinois State Police to the Illinois Department of Public Aid.

*Price: The cost of fingerprinting is $62. We do not accept cash or personal checks. All Major credit cards and money orders are accepted. Click here to view complete list of payment terms.*

Special user agreement pricing available. Please contact Account Manager Julie Mester at 773-685-5832 or jmester@accuratebiometrics.com to get details on saving money for your agency or organization.

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Resources

For more information on background check requirements for Illinois Medicaid program providers, here are a few resources.