Fact Sheet: Privacy & Security in Telehealth, Business Associates Agreements
June 23, 2021
A recent WEDI white paper found that privacy and security concerns are obstacles for providers and patients use of telehealth services. As such, the privacy and security of protected health information (PHI) is critical for telehealth’s adoption. Business associates agreements (BAA) are important for ensuring that individuals or organizations doing work for you meet the HIPAA privacy and security requirements in their uses and disclosure of PHI.