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Meeting Description

Date: July, 2005:
HIPAA - Covered Entities & Third Parties

You visit a prospective client and learn that their server contains private health information. What do you do? What are the opportunities or pitfalls? How do you protect yourself and your client legally? Topics include:
  1. Health Care, Health Insurance & Economic Impact. Keeping Health Care Private and why HIPAA became necessary in America.
  2. HIPAA - A Brief Overview of the Privacy & Security Regulations
  3. HIPAA Covered Entities - Health Insurance Companies, Clearing Houses, Health Care Providers.
  4. HIPAA Third Parties - Contractors, Consultants, Service Providers. The Business Associate Contract (Sample) -
  5. HIPAA - Contracts & Agreements with Third Parties.
  6. HIPAA - Third Party Obligations, Responsibilities & Liabilities.
  7. HIPAA - Working with your Covered Entity, A bright future for responsible contractors.


Presented by
Ron Fischer, HIPAA Compliance Alliance, President


Ron Fischer was the founder and President of the HIPAA Compliance Alliance, an Oregon Limited Liability Company. The company was made up of attorneys, health care providers, and highly trained experts in HIPAA regulations. It specialized in providing HIPAA “Privacy” and “Security” compliance seminars and training services to Health Care Providers and lawyers.


The HIPAA Compliance Alliance became a principal contributor to the nation’s largest independent information center regarding HIPAA compliance matters, and eventually retired from personal contact services as the compliance grace periods came to a close.
By request, Ron Fischer still conducts seminars on specific HIPAA Privacy and Security issues to special interest groups.

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