Sunday, November 30, 2014

9 Great Reasons to Fill Out a Health Care Proxy

A Health Care Proxy is a legal document stating who can speak for you medically if you are unable to communicate for yourself.  

Here are 9 great reasons to complete a Health Care Proxy:
  1. The Health Care Proxy (HCP) document is free,
  2. Everyone over the age of 18 needs to have one completed before it is needed,
  3. A New York State HCP is a one page, two sided document,
  4. Filling out the HCP takes about three minutes,
  5. Here you can find a free printable NYS Health Care Proxy online with explanations of how to fill it out,
  6. Anyone who is sane and literate can complete a HCP,  (Lawyers and notaries are not necessary.)
  7. It should relieve stress once you have it done,
  8. Did we mention - it is free,
  9. Here you can find a Health Care Proxy for any state in the USA.
You can do this!

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