Franchise Brokers-A Referral Source outside the System

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Recently on our blog we completed a series based on the Franchise and Business Opportunity Project of the North American Security Administrators Association, Inc. [NASAA] purposed Multi-Unit Commentary [“Commentary”]. The goal of the commentary was to provide conformity and uniformity with the ever growing presence of the multi-unit arrangements within the franchise industry. While franchise… Continue reading

Franchise Area Representative-Third in a Series

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Franchise Area Representatives, is the third in our series on franchise multi-unit series. The Franchise and Business Opportunity Project of the North American Security Administrators Association, Inc. [NASAA] posted, in consultation with the Federal Trade Commission [FTC], Multi-Unit Commentary [“Commentary”] for public comment. This series is based on the NASAA Commentary. As recognized by the… Continue reading

Hey, Did You Know What Medication Suzy is Taking?

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  A Behind the Desk report published by a union advocacy group, Change to Win, alleges major HIPAA privacy and security violations against Walgreen’s new pharmacy model. The new model is called “Well Experience.” Walgreens has implemented the Well Experience model in 20 states. The goal of Well Experience is to “make pharmacists more accessible… Continue reading

The Anatomy of a HIPAA Business Associate Agreement.

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  So, by this time business associates should have signed the updated BAA [business associate agreements]. The deadline to sign the new business associate agreement was September 23rd. Did you read the agreement? Do you know what it says? It is an agreement; so what is everyone agreeing to? Have business associates asked you what… Continue reading