This HIPAA Disaster Recovery Policy Template is in Microsoft Word (.docx) format for easy editing. Each template is guaranteed to be fully HIPAA & HITECH compliant when properly implemented.
HIPAA Disaster Recovery Policy Template
Data loss can be devastating for any company and can lead to expensive consequences. Protect your business from the potential destruction caused by disasters by investing in the HIPAA Disaster Recovery Policy Template. This template is designed to establish and implement procedures to restore any susceptible data should a worst-case scenario take place. With this template, you can protect your business from expensive liabilities due to missing information while staying compliant with HIPAA regulations.
This strategy makes it easy to quickly restore information if there should ever be an interruption or malfunction affecting your systems and programs. Our customizable HIPAA Disaster Recovery Policy Template provides already established processes for getting back online in the event of any disruptive event, so you don’t have to worry about being unprepared when disaster strikes. Investing in this policy will keep your systems safe and secure regardless of uncontrollable external circumstances.
SAMPLE TEXT: ENTITY NAME has adopted this Disaster Recovery Policy in order to recognize the requirement to comply with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (“HIPAA”), as amended by the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (“HITECH”) Act of 2009 (Title XIII of division A and Title IV of division B of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act “ARRA”) and the HIPAA Omnibus Final Rule (Effective Date: March 26, 2013). We acknowledge that full compliance with the HIPAA Final Rule is required by or before September 23, 2013.
ENTITY NAME hereby acknowledges our duty and responsibility to protect the privacy and security of Individually Identifiable Health Information (“IIHI”) generally, and Protected Health Information (“PHI”) as defined in the HIPAA Regulations, under the regulations implementing HIPAA, other federal and state laws protecting the confidentiality of personal information, and under principles of general and professional ethics. We also acknowledge our duty and responsibility to support and facilitate the timely and unimpeded flow of health information for lawful and appropriate purposes.
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