Glossary of Compliance

Compliance Glossary

Our list of curated compliance glossary offers everything you to know about compliance in one place.

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Hybrid Entity

A legal entity that carries out both covered as well as non-covered functions may designate itself as a hybrid Entity under HIPAA and may choose not to apply the Privacy Rule to its non-healthcare components, whereas all covered healthcare components must be in compliance with HIPAA, and the covered entity retains security compliances, oversight, and enforcement obligations.

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