business associate

bus·i·ness as·so·ci·ate

(biz'ness as-sō'sō-ăt)
Defined by HIPAA as an entity that has a contract with a covered entity and is subject to the covered entity's HIPAA policies and procedures.
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EXPRESSION OF INTEREST (EOI for Empanelment as Franchisee (FR)/Business Associate (BA) / Master Business Associate (MBA) and Consortium Partner (CP) as per applicability, to impart Computer Education & Training in standard & High-end Courses, Schools projects, IT related projects through normal training and also through Satellite Based Education on behalf of ECIL-ECIT
Summary: New Delhi [India], Feb 9 (ANI): In a bid to streamline and enable secure pay-outs and disbursements to its network of partners, distributors and individuals in the country, Rubique, in partnership with MatchMove India, announced the launch of its Prepaid Card - a new-age cashless solution which will facilitate payouts, working capital support, rewards and recognition benefits to its business associate network.
Lacking an encryption key does not exempt a CSP from business associate status and obligations under the HIPAA Rules.
0 regon Health & Science University stored the electronic health data of 3,044 people on a cloud server without a business associate agreement (BAA) in place.
If, for example, a health insurance agent who is a HIPAA business associate uses a data storage company to store customer health data, the agent needs to get the data storage company to sign a business associate agreement.
Every covered entity and business associate is eligible for an audit, the OCR noted.
55 million settlement with North Memorial Health Care of Minnesota, which neglected to enter into a so-called HIPAA business associate agreement with a contractor that had access to North Memorial's patient database.
Judging from these resolution agreements in these two cases, "the OCR considers business associate agreements and security risk analyses as 'low-hanging fruit' for covered entities' HIPAA compliance," Lynn Sessions and Suchismita Pahi of BakerHostetler wrote in a blog post.
The purpose of this webinar is to provide an update on business associate liability under HIPAA and the HITECH Act regulations by explaining the following aspects of the covered entity and business associate relationship in the context of recent changes in the law occasioned by the HIPAA Omnibus Rule modifying the HITECH Act.
A business associate is a person or entity that performs functions or activities involving the use or disclosure of protected information on behalf of, or provides services to, a covered entity.
The final omnibus rule on the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act broadens the definition of who and what is considered a business associate and places more responsibility on doctors for protect ed health information (PHI) acts or omissions by such associates.
A FRIEND of a Scots tycoon embroiled in a bitter divorce settlement battle has told a judge his business associate was "very, very wealthy".
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