Even BCBS of Idaho Is Telling Brokers about HITECH

This is more information than 95% of carriers are posting for their brokers:

New HITECH Privacy and Security Requirements Will Impact Brokers

In the past, HIPAA privacy and security requirements mainly applied to covered entities such as Blue Cross of Idaho, and only indirectly to business associates through the Business Associate Agreement (BAA). Now, with the passing of the Health Information Technology and Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH Act), privacy and security requirements extend to Blue Cross of Idaho business associates — including brokers — and include heavy fines for security breaches. Please log in for more information.

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