Pilot Program for National and State Background Checks--Direct Patient Access for Long-Term Care

To establish a pilot program to identify efficient, effective, and economical procedures for long-term care facilities or providers to conduct background checks on prospective direct patient access employees.

Agency - Department of Health and Human Services

The Department of Health and Human Services is the Federal government's principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services, especially to those who are least able to help themselves.

Program Accomplishments


Uses and Use Restrictions

No more than 10 States may be selected to participate in the pilot program.

Please refer to Section IV.5 "Funding Restrictions&quo