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Podiatry Coding & Billing Alert

Reader Question:
Do HIPAA Rules Apply Outside of United States?

Question: Our practice uses a small cloud services provider (CSP) based in Canada to store information. Does HIPAA still apply to our business arrangement since the vendor is outside the U.S.? Alaska Subscriber Answer: Yes, HIPAA regulations still apply to this relationship. All of the rules about electronic protected health information (ePHI), including the need for business associate agreements (BAAs), [...]