Plastic Surgery News Connection – 2013
by Karen Zupko
If you’ve been “too busy” to update your Business Associate Agreements (BAAs) with every vendor who accesses your Protected Health Information (PHI), it’s time to pay attention. The HIPAA Omnibus Rule took effect September 23. Your practice is on the hook for ensuring that all these vendors have policies and procedures in place for privacy, security, and data breach and that they provide HIPAA training for employees too.