Sunday, February 24, 2008

Re: [IP] Are Google/MSFT bound by HIPAA?

More on Google, Microsoft, and HIPAA, from David Farber's IP list

The upshot is that Google and Microsoft, not being "covered entities," are absolutely *not* bound by HIPAA. If they have signed a Business Associate Agreement with a covered entity, they may be bound by that agreement to apply similar standards to that entity's data in the context of that engagement, but that's as close as it gets.

[IP] Are Google/MSFT bound by HIPAA?

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