(h) to the extent that the counterparty must meet one or more of the obligations of the covered entity referred to in Sub-Part E of 45 CFR Part 164, to comply with the requirements of Subsection E that apply to the covered entity when performing that obligation or obligations; and hipaa rules allow relevant companies, third parties or other persons or companies (known as business partners) to disclose protected health information (PHI) in order to help the relevant company perform its health functions. All relevant companies that intend to share protected health information with a third party must establish a HIPC-compliant counterparty agreement before declaring themselves ready to do business together. . . .
Hipaa Business Associate Agreement Template 2020