RE: Contract Between Anesthesia Group and Hospital

2003-03-26 Thread Clay, Roy III (NO)
Title: RE: Contract Between Anesthesia Group and Hospital As persons involved directly in the treatment of the patient, you do not need a business associate agreement. However, you may wish to include some language in the contract which declares that the relationship between your group and

RE: BA v Trading Partner Agreements

2003-03-20 Thread Clay, Roy III (NO)
Title: RE: BA v Trading Partner Agreements Trading partner agreements are used between covered entities (usually a health care and an insurance plan or a clearinghouse) to govern the exchange of covered transactions. A business associate agreement is between a covered entity (like a health

RE: Internet Pagers Privacy

2003-03-06 Thread Clay, Roy III (NO)
Title: RE: Internet Pagers Privacy If all that is sent is the patient's name and address, that should be fine. If there is additional information that would allow someone to infer some about the patient's health status, something like: To: HIV On Call Nurse. Call patient John Doe at

RE: Another thread on Security/Privacy question

2003-03-04 Thread Clay, Roy III (NO)
]] Sent: Monday, March 03, 2003 11:24 PM To: Clay,Roy III (NO); WEDI SNIP Privacy Workgroup List Subject: RE: Another thread on Security/Privacy question Roy, I disagree with your conclusion that your collection agency is not a BA, even if all you give them is a name and an amount. The definition

RE: Another thread on Security/Privacy question

2003-03-04 Thread Clay, Roy III (NO)
n that to fill in the blanks. And HIPAA does require that the blanks be filled in! HIPAA does say the PHI has to specify exactly what procedure the payment was for, or when the payment was due. Just that it pertains to payment for services.Noel Chang--Open WebMail Project (http://o

RE: Any HIPAA Humor tools out there?

2003-01-30 Thread Clay, Roy III (NO)
Don't forget Alan Goldberg's HIPAA-ginity! HIPAA-ginity - that exemption from HIPAA regulations that vanishes when a healthcare provider succumbs to the temptation of electronic billing. -Original Message-From: Ron Moore [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]Sent: Thursday, January 30,

RE: Here is a good Privacy Issue that will cause problems

2003-01-16 Thread Clay, Roy III (NO)
Title: RE: Here is a good Privacy Issue that will cause problems I would argue that releasing information that a patient has been restricted to one pharmacy is not a disclosure under HIPAA. A disclosure must contain a person's identifying information and information on their health status. I