Covered Entities

Covered Entities definition in Computer Security terms:

Acronym(s): None

Definition(s): Covered entity means: (1) A health plan. (2) A healthcare clearinghouse. (3) A healthcare provider who transmits any health information in electronic form in connection with a transaction covered by this subchapter. (4) Medicare Prescription Drug Car.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-66 Rev. 1 (45 C.F.R., Sec. 160.103)

Synonym(s): None

 

reference: CSRC Glossary