1. A covered company that performs several covered functions that would allow the company to combine a health plan, a covered health care provider and a health care clearing house must meet the standards, requirements and specifications of the implementation of that part, as long as it applies to the health plan. , to the health care provider or the health care clearing house. (A) The covered entity may comply with this paragraph and, if applicable, at paragraph 164.314(a) (a) (1) by concluding with the counterparty a Memorandum of Understanding containing terms that achieve the objectives of paragraph (e) (2) of this section and, if applicable, section 164.314(a)).2). (1) the date on which this agreement is extended or amended on Or after September 23, 2013; or (e) Implementation specification: compliance – (1) qualification. Notwithstanding the other sections of this party, a covered business or counterparty is considered to have the documentation and contract requirements of the s with respect to a subcontractor. 164.308 (b), 164.314 (a), 164,502 (e) and 164,504 (e) with respect to a consideration relationship given for the period covered by paragraph (e) (2), when this section: (B) a covered company that is a limited recipient of data and violates a data usage agreement, violates the standards, implementation specifications and requirements of paragraph e of this section. HIPAA data protection rules now apply to both covered businesses (for example. (B) health care providers and health plans) than to their business partners. A « counterparty » is usually a person who receives, manages or transfers protected health information (« PHI ») as part of the performance exercise on behalf of the company concerned (. B, for example, consulting, management, accounting, coding, transcription or marketing); IT entrepreneurs Data storage or document destruction companies Data companies or providers that have regular access to PIS; Third-party directors; Providers of personal health registries Lawyers; Accountants (see 45 CFR 160.103). « A covered business can be a counterpart to another insured business. » (Id.) In addition, a subcontractor or other entity created, received, managed or transmitted by PHI on behalf of a counterparty is also a consideration, with very limited exceptions.
(Id.; 78 EN 5572). You will find information on whether an entity is a counterparty in the attached case award decision structure. Transitional provisions for existing contracts. Covered companies (excluding small health plans) that have entered into an existing contract (or other written agreement) with consideration prior to October 15, 2002 may continue to work under this contract beyond April 14, 2003 until an additional year, unless the contract is extended or amended before April 14, 2003. This transitional period applies only to written contracts or other written agreements.