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Developers and HIPAA

What does "on behalf of a covered entity mean"

What triggers acting "on behalf of a covered entity", A, or B, or other?
A. A covered entity uses your app (you are not paid or have signed a BA; they just go online and use it).
B. Getting hired by them.

We have an app that patients and providers use for chronic disease management. Does not integrate with EHR. Patients enter their progress and providers review it and can message back and forth.
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Developers and HIPAA

Must a mobile app PHR be password protected

A covered entity provides test results to patients through a Patient Mobile App or a Website. Patients must request access and data is transmitted securely.

Once the patient has custody of the PHI (as a downloaded report on the website, or as received data on the mobile device, is the Covered Entity responsible if the patient loses their own data? Is it required, for example, that the Mobile App be password protected?... more »

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