ATTESTATION: Strengthening “Satisfactory Assurances” of the HIPAA Business Associate Agreement

Today, healthcare organizations are faced with a growing trend of sharing confidential health information with vendors (business associates) in order to meet critical business needs. Yet from a risk management perspective, little if any assessment of business associate compliance is performed, leaving little assurance of sound compliance practices by the business associate handling patients’ confidential health information. Read the complete article here.

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