Revenue Cycle

Business associate agreements: 10 things to know

Strategies for Health Care Compliance, December 1, 2013

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It's a brave new world out there for business ­associates (BA). BAs needed to comply with the HIPAA Security Rule and the use and disclosure provisions of the Privacy Rule in February 2010 as a result of the ­HITECH Act. However, the OCR held off on any enforcement activities-that is, until recently.

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