How to Create a HIPAA-Compliant Contingency Plan

Course Materials


  1. What are the HIPAA Security standards that require contingency planning?
    • Contingency plan standard.
    • Other standards that need contingency plans in order to be met.
  2. What are the ethical standards that require contingency planning?
    • Standards for preparation for clinician becoming unavailable.
    • Records custodians and other other non-HIPAA legal-ethical contingency planning requirements.
    • Tools for non-HIPAA-related contingency planning.
  3. What tools are available to help author security a contingency plan?
    • Survey of tools that provide templates and guidance for HIPAA-compliant contingency planning.
    • Concrete demonstration of contingency planning process using Person Centered Tech tool.
  4. What do I do with my contingency plan?
    • HIPAA and security training.
    • Requirements for maintaining compliance documents.

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