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contingency plan

A generic term for an arrangement made for a patient in the event that his/her original care plan fails or is unviable—e.g., either the care coordinator is unavailable or part of a care plan cannot be carried out on short notice.
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Washington's regulations, which require state-approved oil spill contingency plans, are required under the 1991 Oil Spill Prevention and Response Act.
The city's aggressive action to date on its contingency plan is viewed favorably, but Fitch expects that similar decisiveness will also be needed on revenue enhancements in the coming months, either through state approval of the tax package, or local action.
The Company has taken steps to put contingency plans in place, including the use of contract pilots, should the union seek to engage in any self-help measures such as a strike or work stoppage.
Planners should prepare flexible, manageable, and cost-effective contingency plans that can be updated, and they must be held accountable for the results of periodic tests.
DHL's hurricane preparedness efforts are designed to support DHL employees and operations located in hurricane affected areas, enabling DHL to quickly implement contingency plans in any areas impacted by the path of a storm.
The Year 2000 Contingency Planning Working Group of the New York Clearing House, the Securities Industry Association, and the Federal Reserve are developing coordinated contingency plans for the Year 2000 and will act as liaison with other industry groups addressing contingency planning on behalf of banks, securities firms, exchanges, clearance and settlement organizations, regulators, and international markets.
The city's water suppliers, including the Metropolitan Water District and Calleguas Water District and Ventura County Waterworks, have confirmed their computer systems are Y2K compliant and that they have contingency plans in place.
Hess today encouraged large industrial and commercial water users who have their own private water supply to develop drought contingency plans.
You could be better off letting others know what steps you have taken to ensure compliance and what contingency plans you have in place to deal with emergencies.
According to Cutting Edge Information's study, 14% of participating companies indicated that during a drug's First 12-to-18 Months on the market, the global brand team typically develops contingency plans to discontinue selling the product.
The National Association of Insurance Commissioners will send an 11-question survey to insurers to gauge how general systems, mission-critical systems and contingency plans work.
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