Background Check Advantage

Background Check Advantage® is a service that MHA’s Management Services Corporation has provided since 1997. A member of the National Association of Professional Background Screeners, Background Check Advantage offers high-quality background checks with an extensive list of search types.


The background check program is accessible online for registered users through a secure website. Click here to login.

  • Advantages
  • Services

Background Check Advantage is your one-stop shop for all employee screening services.

  • Background checks are processed securely online.
  • Clients may customize many features in their online accounts.
  • Results are obtained from the website in one concise report.
  • Invoices are sent electronically, with a 45-day grace period for payment.
  • Exceptional customer service is provided by professional staff.
  • On-site training is available at no cost.
  • The highest level of confidentiality is maintained at all times.

The program for Background Check Advantage is fully accessible online, including order entry, results reporting and various management reports.

  • full-state criminal history searches in 46 states (excluding California, Massachusetts, West Virginia and Wyoming)
  • county-by-county criminal history searches in all 50 states
  • driving record searches by state
  • child abuse and neglect (Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska and Tennessee)
  • Missouri Department of Mental Health (employee disqualification registry)
  • Missouri employee disqualification list (EDL)
  • Family Care Safety Registry (required by law, sections 210.900 and 210.937, RSMo)
  • Office of the Inspector General (Medicare/Medicaid Sanction Report)
  • General Services Administration (federal procurement search)
  • professional license verification
  • sex offender search (by state or nationwide)
  • education verification
  • employment verification
  • National Practitioners Data Bank (medical malpractice) and Health Integrity and Protection Databank (adverse actions)
  • alias name search
  • address verification
  • Social Security Number verification
  • federal criminal history searches (by state)
  • government watch list, including:
    • U.S. Department of Commerce Entity List
    • U.S. Department of Commerce Denied Persons List
    • U.S. Department of State Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List
    • U.S. Department of State Proliferation List
  • wants and warrants
  • Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) (Specially designated nationals and blocked persons)