Steps to Creating an Effective HIPAA Compliant Contingency Plan

Under the HIPAA Security Rule administrative safeguards requirement, covered entities and business associates must develop HIPAA compliant contingency plans. The two major objectives of a HIPAA compliant contingency plan are to ensure: (1) the containment of damage or injury to, or loss of, property, personnel, and data; and (2) the continuity of the key operations of the organization. Developing an effective HIPAA compliant contingency plan [...]