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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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Bolivar said the Philippine Embassy in Seoul, South Korea, also had contingency plan in place to respond to emergencies.
We accomplish this by using Rogers' diffusion framework and supplementing it with additional variables of interest to help identify key variables that differentiate supply chain disruption contingency plan adopters from non-adopters.
We are about six weeks behind schedule, but we built in a big contingency plan which was devised last August.
Many situations can be overcome with a little creative thinking and once you've discovered a solution it should become a standard option in your contingency plans.
The three most important pieces of any catastrophe contingency plan are personnel, facilities and vendors.
will help you establish a corporate contingency plan policy and strategy while minimizing plan development costs
CMS' contingency plan helps to ensure that Medicare claims from thousands of providers will not be rejected.
In short, implementation of CMS's and other payers' contingency plans will ensure that your healthcare claims will continue to be processed after the October 16 deadline.
Countryside Minister Carwyn Jones said: ``Having effective contingency plans in place was a recommendation of several independent inquiries, and it is also a requirement of the EU.
An uncertain future requires that suppliers make contingency plans and that identify in particular their vulnerability to strong fluctuations in demand.
Doctors' leaders yesterday called on the Government to lift a veil of 'secrecy' that may surround contingency plans for dealing with acts of terrorism.
But he argued it was only right for the public to know about the Government's contingency plans.

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