Tag: Protected Health Information
Should your law firm sign a “Business Associate Agreement” at the request of a healthcare provider client? — Under new HIPAA regulations, it probably has no choice.
- August 29, 2014
- By Allen & Gooch
Law Firms With Access to PHI are Business Associates Under new HIPAA rules, law firms with access to protected health information (“PHI”) most likely qualify as “business associates.” Pursuant to 45 CFR §160.103, a business associate is a non-employee of a covered entity who performs legal, actuarial, accounting, billing, administrative, accreditation, financial or similar services […]