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HHS Guidance Clarifies Who Is a "Business Associate"
Thompson Publishing GroupLink to more items from this source
Nov. 18, 2002
Excerpt: HIPAA's privacy rules generally do not require 'business associate' contracts between a covered entity and its service technicians, janitors and couriers because they do not need protected health information (PHI) to perform their duties, according to [an Oct. 8, 2002] HHS guidance document. Another clarification of interest to plan sponsors is that covered entities may contact individuals other than the patient if necessary to obtain payment.

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