What’s new Security-Requirements-for-Business-Associates-Cover-236x300.pngfor Business Associates Protecting ePHI?

With the passage of the Omnibus Final Rule (OFR), Business Associates (BA) are now subject to the same Security Rule requirements as Covered Entities (CEs), as well as to relevant sections of the Privacy Rule and the Breach Noti cation Rule. In case there is any doubt regarding that responsibility, here’s the black letter language of the law (with redlined changes from the OFR).