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What Is A Healthcare Proxy?

May 25, 2023

What Is A Healthcare Proxy? When it comes to making important healthcare decisions, not everyone may be capable of making an informed choice. If someone is seriously ill or injured, for example, he/she may be unable to express his/her wishes. In such cases, having a healthcare proxy can help ensure that the individual’s wishes are respected, and the treatment he/she receives aligns with his/her values, beliefs, and preferences. A healthcare proxy is a legal document that allows a person to designate someone else (known as a healthcare agent or surrogate) to make medical decisions on his/her behalf if he/she is... View Article

Rubén J. Padrón, PA
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