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Who Must Comply With HIPAA-AS?

Entities that must comply with HIPAA-AS regulations, or "covered entities," include:

  • Payers (insurers)
  • Clearinghouses
  • Health care practitioners and facilities
  • Health plans

Indirectly, all business associates or business partners of those entities listed above. A business associate is an individual or an entity that provides services or assists the covered entity in activities related to treatment, payment or health care operation.  Contracts between covered entities and business associates must have provisions addressing restrictions on the business associate's use and disclosure of health information.

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Authorization to Use or Disclose Protected Health Information
»   Individual Authorization - Iowa - #S-53258 pdf image
»   Individual Authorization - South Dakota - #S-3315 pdf image
»   Designation of Authorized Representative - Iowa
- #S-53257 pdf image
»   Designation of Authorized Representative - South Dakota - #S-3316 pdf image
Authorized Representative Appointment and Authorization for Release of Information
»   Iowa - #C-5674 pdf image
»   South Dakota - #C-3617 pdf image
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