Health Care Power Of Attorney

Definition of "Health care power of attorney"

Richard DeBorde
Richard DeBorde Cowart Realty, Inc.

Legal instrument that authorizes a person to make medical decisions for another person should that person become permanently or temporarily incapable of making those decisions. This power is usually coupled with a living will to indicate the type of health care desired if the person no longer has control of his or her faculties or is terminally ill.

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