HIPAA 2.0 for Subcontractors – Compliance and Training Package
August 29, 2017
f you are a cleaning service, shredding company, an IT vendor, attorney, accountant, building manager or provide records storage that supports a company/insurance agency/healthcare provider that deals with Protected Health Information (PHI), you’re required by law to protect the health information of these clients. Whether you are classified as a Business Associate or a Business Associate Subcontractor depends on for whom you’re doing the work. If you are working for a covered entity, which could be an employer or healthcare provider, you are a Business Associate. If you’re working with an organization that’s classified as a Business Associate such as a health insurance agency, you are a Subcontractor.