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Business associate’s average cost from a data breach is $1 million

Are you a business associate?  Well if you are you better take notice.  The OCR now audits healthcare business associates and between the possible fines and costs of responding to a data breach, business associates need to be prepared. How to be a successful business associate HIPAA (and your BA agreements) will require your organization […]

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Navigating the Rough Waters of a Being a HIPAA Business Associate

One the most frequently asked question of organizations in the healthcare universe (anyone who manages PHI) is “Am I a HIPAA Business Associate?”  The second most frequent question, “what is a HIPAA Business Associate?” Are We a Business Associate? Chances are, you are a business associate. In all likelihood, when you set up your business […]

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Business Associates: Welcome to a whole new HIPAA world

The new HIPAA Final Omnibus Rule world is here! But how does it effect both Covered Entities and Business Associates?  For CE’s it’s an easy adjustment, or at least it should be if they are paying attention, but for BA’s it’s a new game.  One of the biggest industries to be effected by the new […]

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