What does the Security Rule mean by physical safeguards?

Physical safeguards are physical measures, policies, and procedures to protect a covered entity’s electronic information systems and related buildings and equipment from natural and environmental hazards, and unauthorized intrusion.

The following Policies & Procedures serve as the standard under physical safeguards and can be located on your Customer Console under Policies & Procedures - HIPAA Security: 

  1. Workstation Security Policy [HIPAA Security]
  2. Workstation Use - Remote Access & Work at Home Policy [HIPAA Security]
  3. Facility Access Controls Facility Security Plan Policy [HIPAA Security]
  4. Facility Access Controls - Maintenance Records Policy [HIPAA Security]
  5. Physical Safeguards Policy [HIPAA Security]


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