Month: July 2018

HIPAA Organizational Requirements

In this week’s “Know The Rules!,” I am diving a little deeper into the Organizational Requirements, part of the Administrative, Physical, and Technical Safeguards of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) security standards, 45 CFR § 164.314. As with all the standards in the HIPAA Security Rule, compliance with the Organizational Requirements standards …

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Business Associate Agreement

10 Requirements to Include in Your Business Associate Agreement

10 Requirements to Include in Your Business Associate Agreement The HIPAA Privacy, Security, and Breach Notification Rule require Covered Entities and their third-party vendors, referred to by the Department of Health and Human Services as Business Associates (BAs), are required to obtain a signed Business Associate Agreement (BAA) from each vendor, and their subcontractors, to ensure appropriate safeguards are implemented to …

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