BUSINESS ASSOCIATE AGREEMENT
This Privacy Agreement ("Agreement"), is effective upon signing this Agreement and is
entered into by and between _________________________ ("Covered Entity") and
_________________________ (the "Business Associate").
I. Term. This Agreement shall remain in effect for the duration of this Agreement and
shall apply to all of the Services and/or Supplies delivered by the Business Associate
pursuant to this Agreement.
II. HIPAA Assurances. In the event Business Associate creates, receives, maintains,
or otherwise is exposed to personally identifiable or aggregate patient or other medical
information defined as Protected Health Information ("PHI") in the Health Insurance
Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 or its relevant regulations ("HIPAA") and
otherwise meets the definition of Business Associate as defined in the HIPAA Privacy
Standards (45 CFR Parts 160 and 164), Business Associate shall:
(a) Recognize that HITECH (the Health Information Tech