BAA

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AcronymDefinition
BAABoston Athletic Association (host of the Boston Marathon)
BAABroad Agency Announcement
BAABritish Airports Authority
BAABasketball Association of America
BAABaltic Aviation Academy (Lithuania)
BAABritish Astronomical Association
BAABoston Arts Academy (Boston, MA)
BAABlack or African American (population classification)
BAABuy American Act
BAABusiness Associate Agreement (HIPAA)
BAABroadway Artists Alliance (New York)
BAABatting Average Against (baseball)
BAABusiness Achievement Award (various locations)
BAABacking Australia's Ability
BAABritish Accounting Association
BAABroad Area Announcement
BAABritish Aggregates Association (UK)
BAABeaufort Art Association (Beaufort, SC)
BAABialla (Airport Code, New Guinea)
BAABand Alumni Association (various schools)
BAABoard of Academic Advisors (various locations)
BAABoard of Adjustment and Appeals (various locations)
BAABeta-Adrenergic Agonist (medication)
BAABusiness Area Analysis
BAABugles Across America
BAABaccalauréat en Administration des Affaires (French)
BAABritish Agrochemicals Association
BAABritish Airports Association (UK)
BAABloomington Athletic Association (Bloomington, MN)
BAABowfishing Association of America
BAABiotechnology Association of Alabama
BAABritish Aerospace Airbus (UK)
BAABilateral Airworthiness Agreement
BAABachelier en Administration des Affaires
BAABoomerang Association of Australia
BAABoard/Authority Authorized Course (Canada)
BAABoard of Assistance Appeals
BAABureau d'Accompagnement Artistique (French: Bureau of Artistic Support)
BAABackup Aircraft Authorization
BAABanc of America Advisors, LLC
BAABeers Across America (beer club)
BAABomber Alert Area
BAAMaster of Orion 2: Battle At Antares (computer game)
BAABudget Activity Account
BAABrooklyn Art Association
BAABrigade Administration Area
BAABelgian Aluminium Association (Belgium)
BAABattlefield Automation Appraisal
BAABackup Aerospace Vehicle Authorization
BAABusiness Administration and Analysis
BAABasic Acoustic Analysis
BAABan All Acronyms
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During its investigation, the OCR found that the hospitalist group had never entered into a business associate agreement for billing services with First Choice, as required by HIPAA, and that the practice also failed to adopt any policies regarding business associate agreements until 2014, according to a Dec.
Lessons learned: The case illustrates the importance of having a business associate agreement in place for all third parties that may have access to protected health information, Clinton Mikel, a Farmington Hills, Mich., health law attorney specializing in HIPAA compliance, said in an interview.
Jungle Disk provides HIPAA BAA (Business Associate Agreement), General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Data Processing Addendum (DPA), and has compliance experts on staff to assist with implementation of policies to satisfy control objectives.
On the subject of vendors, Linda Harvey added, "If your vendor won't sign a business associate agreement, don't work with them--they probably don't understand the HIPAA requiremenrs, and it creates more liability for the practice."
These recommendations (5) state explicitly that cloud configurations are completely legal (in other words, meeting the agency's strict security and privacy expectations) as long as an appropriate business associate agreement (BAA) is signed with the cloud service provider.
Department of Health and Human Services' Office for Civil Rights (OCR) struck a $1.55 million settlement with North Memorial Health Care of Minnesota, which neglected to enter into a so-called HIPAA business associate agreement with a contractor that had access to North Memorial's patient database.
• Required business associate agreement language occasioned by the HITECH Act and the Omnibus Rule
Pursuant to the Privacy Rule, business associate agreement activities or functions that use or disclose protected health information include payment of health care operations such as claims processing, data analysis, processing or administration, utilization review, quality assurance, billing, practice management and pricing.
"If you don't do the due diligence you may find out the hard way that [your business associates] have little to no information security in place, despite signing a business associate agreement that says otherwise."
A Business Associate Agreement (BAA) can be negotiated with cloud service providers to help consumers with compliance.
* Execute a Business Associate agreement with any vendor that has access to your PHI by September 23.
The services are Collocation, Managed Hosting, Enterprise Cloud, Enterprise Cloud Express Edition and Enterprise Cloud Private Edition, and they will include a business associate agreement that guarantees data security.
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