Legal Advice for Health Care — 124 results
Written by attorney Shannon Howell, almost 4 years ago.
An Advance Health Care Directive is also known as a living will in
some states. California passed a law in 2000 replacing the living will,
or Durable Power of Attorney for Health Care,... more
Written by attorney Sandra Greenblatt, over 4 years ago.
Technology spending for hardware, software and consulting services accounts for a significant portion of most health care providers' budgets today, especially since President Obama's... more
Written by attorney David Rubenstein, 5 days ago.
The federal law called HIPAA requires anyone who has access to medical information to keep it confidential. Businesses that violate the law can face penalties from the government. Courts... more
Written by attorney Jennifer Mispagel, over 4 years ago.
An advance health care directive is a written instrument that
describes your health care wishes in the event of your incapacity or
injury. It serves to inform family members and... more
Written by attorney Alice Feld, over 4 years ago.
Over the last several years, it has been hard to avoid hearing about the Terri Schiavo case. Though many of us would prefer to avoid it, an article in the newspaper just recently said that... more
Written by attorney Samuel Kreamer, over 4 years ago.
Youve been become ill or been injured. Youre unconscious, or,
you are simply in so much pain that you cant speak; or you are no
longer competent. A medical decision needs to be made.... more
Written by attorney David Folkenflik, about 2 years ago.
While no one wants to think about a time when they will not be able to make choices for themselves, the fact remains that such a situation is possible for each and every one of us.
Written by attorney Victor Obninsky, about 5 years ago.
I am familiar with the laws in California, but believe that some form of AHCD is accepted in most states. This is a document which should be executed by every competent adult. It should... more
Written by attorney Marisa Nelson, over 2 years ago.
Your agent or attorney-in-fact for health care is a person you appoint to make decisions regarding your health care on your behalf should you ever become unable to do so yourself. You... more
Written by attorney William Donaldson, about 5 years ago.
One of the greatest
gifts you can give to your family is the gift of telling them how you would
make critical medical decisions and giving someone the authority to make those
decisions when... more