Patricia Wagner, Member of the Firm, copresents "Business Associates Under HIPAA and HITECH: Present and Anticipated Definitions, Contracts, Obligations, and Liabilities" at ACI's Second Annual Health Care Privacy and Security Forum.

Topics include:

  • Analysis of the expansion of HIPAA Business Associate definition under HITECH Act
    • which entities, now — actually or anticipated under the Final Rule — are considered business associates?
      • health information exchanges?
      • health information organizations?
      • regional health information organizations?
      • e-prescribing portals?
      • law firms?
      • personal health record providers?
      • Internet service providers?
  • Understanding when a subcontractor is a business associate
    • downstream persons and entities analysis
  • Current business associates obligations under HIPAA vs. those actually or anticipated under the final rule
  • Examining amendments to business associate agreements as required by Final Rule
  • Exploring civil and criminal liabilities applicable to business associates under proposed rule

For more information, visit

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The Union League of Philadelphia
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