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What's the addtional costs for using HIPAA VMs in Azure?
There are additional costs associated with storing HIPAA data in azure; primarily due to additional logging.
If you are interested in a HIPAA approved subscription in UIC's Microsoft Azure environment you should be aware that there are extra security and compliance controls applied to HIPAA subscriptions. A sample list of the controls can be found at Control mapping of the HIPAA HITRUST blueprint sample.
|Storage Accounts||Block Blob Storage, General Purpose V2, LRS Redundancy, Hot Access Tier, 50 GB Capacity - Pay as you go, 100,000 Write operations, 100,000 List and Create Container Operations, 100,000 Read operations, 100,000 Archive High Priority Read, 1 Other operations. 1,000 GB Data Retrieval, 1,000 GB Archive High Priority Retrieval, 1,000 GB Data Write||$2.08|
|Azure Monitor||1 VMs monitored, 5 GB average log size, 334 additional days of data retention||$6.68|
|Monthly estimated additional cost|| |