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2. Business Associates Section:
Business Associate Agreement & Process

If you are Business Associate for the Nebraska DHHS (click here to see " Who is a Business Associate"), then you will need to sign a Business Associate Agreement, as required by HIPAA regulation.  Here are the process and reference files to prepare documents.

Part I.  The Process for Creating a BAA

  • Identification of mutual interest need; initiate discussions
  • Itemize needs for this relationship.
  • Draft Business Associate Agreement, using the template below, and make the customizing changes.
  • Signing the Agreement, by both sides' authorized representative.

Part II.  The File for BAA

1. State of Nebraska, Business Associate Agreement This version has been approved by the Legal department on 9/12/13.