Background Checks

With the implementation of Initiative 1163, all long term care (LTC) workers (both Medicaid AND private pay) hired on or after January 7, 2012 must have a fingerprint-based background check (background check).

DSHS must pay for background checks for all LTC workers.

Quick Links

Background Check Authorization Form

Fingerprint Appointment Form

BCCU website

MorphoTrust Website (Formerly L-1)

Call BCCU at 360-902-0299 to check on the status of a background check or to get instructions about what to do when more info is needed for your background check.

For other background check questions:

Individual Providers (IP) for HCS: 360-725-2533. IPs for DDA: 360-725-3443.

Medicaid Contracted Home Care Agency (HCA): 360-725-2560.

Nursing Home, Assisted Living, and Adult Family Home: 360-725-2589.

For IP and HCA training and certification questions call 360-725-2558.

The Background Check Process

The following are step-by-step background check procedures for:


BCCU Notification Letters

Learn more about working with BCCU Notification Letters

Additional Resources