With the HIPAA omnibus rule, which requires better identification, documentation and management between medical practices and providers, some new formalities may come into play. This is a typical confidentiality agreement designed by lawyer Amy Fehn of HealthLawOffices.com to inform your suppliers and demonstrate to the federal government your good efforts to achieve HIPAA compliance. (a) relationships. Nothing included in this agreement is considered a partner, joint venture or worker of the other party for any purpose. b) severability. If a court finds that a provision in this agreement is invalid or unenforceable, the rest of that agreement is interpreted as best consistent with the intent of the parties. c) integration. This agreement expresses the parties` full understanding of the issue and replaces all previous proposals, agreements, representations and agreements. This agreement can only be amended in a letter signed by both parties.
(d) waiver. The non-exercise of a right under this agreement does not constitute a waiver of prior or subsequent rights. (e) aid in omission. Any misappropriation of confidential information that contravenes this agreement may cause irreparable harm to the supplier, the amount of which may be difficult to determine, and the employee therefore agrees that the supplier has the right to ask a competent court for a decision granting such a diversion and another discharge that the supplier deems appropriate. This supplier`s right must be respected in addition to the supplier`s other remedies. (f) legal fees and fees. In the event of litigation arising from or related to this agreement, the dominant party has the right to recover from the other party the legal fees and the necessary costs and expenses. (g) applicable legislation.
This contract is subject to the laws of the state – The parties accept the exclusive jurisdiction and jurisdiction of the federal and regional courts established at – for all actions arising from this agreement or in connection with this agreement.