Standards in Individual Contracts
Agency and Business Associate may enter into a Contract that contains more stringent standards than those set forth in this Rule as long as such standards do not violate the requirements of the Privacy Rule or the Security Rule or the HITECH Act.
Agencies shall use one of the forms provided or approved by the Department of Administrative Services when entering into personal services contracts as defined in OAR 125-246-0110 (Definitions). For revised forms up to a cumulative value of $150,000 and before an Agency may use a revised form, it must obtain its Designated Procurement Officer’s approval of any revisions to the form’s terms and conditions. For revised forms exceeding a cumulative value of $150,000 and before an Agency may use a revised form, it must obtain Department of Justice approval of any revisions to the revised form’s terms and conditions.