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Expansion of Business Associate Under New HIPAA

The final rule under HIPAA, released this past January, makes some sweeping changes that will greatly enhance a patient's privacy rights. Now, a “business associate” also includes a subcontractor that creates, receives, maintains, or transmits protected health information on behalf of another business associate. Contracts between business associates and business associates that are subcontractors are also required…
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