Tag Archives: Business Associate Agreement

To Audit or Not?

Questions often arise as to what terms need to be and should be included in a business associate agreement. The distinction between “need” and “should” is very important. The regulations implementing HIPAA set out what “needs” to be included as … Continue reading

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Business Associates: More Than a Checkbox

The Office for Civil Rights announced a $750,000 settlement with Raleigh Orthopaedic Clinic, P.A. (“ROC”) of North Carolina on April 20, 2016, resulting from a breach involving an “undocumented” business associate. The settlement comes only weeks before desk audits are … Continue reading

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