What is Health Care Planning?

Health care planning allows you to make your wishes known regarding your health care. In the event that your become incapacitated or disabled, having a health care plan with ensure all medical decisions are made in agreement with what you would want. Health care planning is helpful for your physicians, loved ones, and anyone else who could have to make important decisions regarding your health.

Living Will: This form may be used to make your wishes known about what medical treatment or other care you would or would not want if you become too sick to speak for yourself. The main function of this is to serve for medical purposes only, not financial purposes.

Health Care Power of Attorney: In the event you are unable to make or communicate decisions about all aspects of your health care, this power of attorney authorizes another person (your agent) to make those health care decisions for you.

“HIPAA” Healthcare Information Release: This allows for those who you wish to receive disclosures or release of your health care information to be able to do so.