3. If our organization plans to begin using a new offshore subcontractor or employing new offshore staff, or plans to change the functions that a current offshore subcontractor performs, what does Tethys Health Ventures require in terms of notification and prior approval?
Answer: Tethys Health Ventures requires you to provide written notice 60 days in advance of contracting with any new offshore subcontractor or employing offshore staff to perform a function related to your contract with Tethys Health Ventures. Written notice should be made using the Annual Compliance Program and Offshore Subcontractor Attestation. Please note that Tethys Health Ventures must approve, in advance, any sharing of PHI with offshore subcontractors or offshore staff for conducting a function related to your contract with Tethys Health Ventures.