New Regulations in Kentucky to Safeguard Vulnerable Populations

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Kentucky - Fingerprinting Express

On Nov. 20, 2015, Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear signed emergency regulations requiring health care providers to obtain national criminal background checks on new employees and other individuals who provide direct one-on-one care to elderly residents or patrons in order to renew the facility’s license to operate in the state. More than 1,300 providers will be required to obtain national criminal…..