Business Associate Security: What is Your Responsibility as a Covered Entity

In light of recent large-scale breaches in healthcare, it is imperative that covered entities (CEs) understand the importance of business associate security. Over the course of seven years, data breaches in healthcare have increased by 70%.  The recent breach of the American Medical Collection Agency (AMCA) affected 20 million patients. The AMCA breach was a result of hackers gaining access to the collection agency’s web [...]