Business Associate Assurance
1) Business Associate Assessment Questionnaire:
This business associate assessment questionnaire has been designed to support the requirements of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office for the Civil Rights (OCR) and other applicable data privacy laws and regulations. This questionnaire need to be at least completed with all Tier 1 business associates.
2) Business Associate Agreement:
The provisions in the business associate agreement is designed to help covered entities more easily comply with the business associate contract requirements of the HIPAA privacy and security rule.
3) Breach Notification Procedure:
This flow chart has been developed to share with the business associate to use consistent approach in performing a risk assessment to determine if the breach notifications are required to be implemented as a result of a possible breach of unsecured Protected Health Information (PHI).
Business Associate Determination
EHR2.0’s business associate determination tool helps covered entity determine if the services utilized by the covered entity is under business associate scope based on HHS guidelines. If you have any feedback or want to customize this tool for your business use please e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Definition of Business Associate: A Business Associate is a person or entity to which the covered entity discloses protected health information so that the person/entity can carry out, assist with the performance of, or perform a function or activity for the Covered Entity.
Protected Health Information (PHI): A patient’s or participant’s (in the case of research) health information that identifies the person or can be used to identify the person.
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