Quarterly Healthcare Advisory Part Two
HIPAA Updates: Is your practice in compliance?
Part Two: The Business Associate Rules
The new HIPAA regulations significantly expand the law’s reach. The law now applies not only to health care providers and health plans, but also directly to their “business associates,” including contractors and subcontractors. In fact, the law can even apply to subcontractors that don’t have a formal business associate agreement with a medical practice or other health care provider.
Check out Part One of this Advisory.