How do I Determine who is a Business Associate to Our Practice?

by  ChiroCode
December 15th, 2016

Question: 

How do I determine who is a Business Associate to our practice? 

Answer: 

A Business Associate is formally defined as: "a person or entity that performs certain functions or activities that involve the use or disclosure of PHI (protected health information) on behalf of, or provides services to, a covered entity" (Reminder: Your practice is a covered entity).

A member of the covered entity's workforce is not a business associate. Common examples of business associates (but not a complete list) includes:

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