Posts Tagged ‘covered entity’

Should a Local Government Be a HIPAA Hybrid Entity?

Tuesday, April 28th, 2015

The federal HIPAA regulations apply directly to certain types of entities and individuals, referred to as “covered entities” and “business associates.” These regulations govern standardization of electronic healthcare transactions and identifiers, as well as the privacy and security of health information. Depending on the services provided and the relationships that exist, a local government may […]