Business Associate Agreements (BAA)

Oral Agreements are NOT Acceptable The Privacy Rule requires that you obtain satisfactory assurances from your business associates that they will appropriately safeguard any PHI they receive or create on behalf of your office. The satisfactory assurances must be in writing, in the form of a written agreement between yourself and the business associate. Business...
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What is a Business Associate?

Classifying Business Associates A “Business Associate” (BA) is a person or entity that performs certain functions or activities involving the use or disclosure of PHI on behalf of the Covered Entity (your office). A clinic will often use a variety of applications, software, or people to carry out daily chiropractic business functions. The Privacy Rule...
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What is a Business Associate Agreement?

What is a Business Associate Agreement? Once you have identified where PHI resides in the clinic, the next step is to assess who has access. A clinic should take a close look at their vendors and see what services they perform and then determine if it involves viewing or accessing PHI. Once a clinic has...
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