Means a person to whom a business associate delegates a function, activity, or service, other than in the capacity of a member of the workforce of such business associate.
This term would apply to RP1Cloud, a division of Pragmatic in those instances where the RP1Cloud service is being sold via a Partner. If Partner ABC is reselling RP1Cloud to Company XYZ and Company XYZ is a covered entity seeking assurances of HIPAA compliance, the relationship would be as follows:
- Company XYZ is the Covered Entity
- Partner ABC is the Business Associate
- RP1Cloud, a division of Pragmatic, is the Sub-Contractor of Partner ABC