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A power of attorney for health care living will lets you designate a person to make medical decisions for you if you are unable to make these decisions for yourself. All of your medical information will also be accessible to this person, but your agent will only be permitted to make decisions if two doctors judge you unfit.
Whenever you have to leave your child in the care of another, it's important to give a caregiver consent for medical treatment. Such a document provides contact information for both you and your child's doctors and authorizes the individual taking your place as your child's guardian to seek medical care if necessary while you are absent.
An authorization for release of medical records is a legal document that gives another person, employer, business or entity the legal right to access a copy of your medical records. Privacy laws prevent individuals without this type of authorization or another form of permission from accessing your medical records.
If you want one or more of your organs to be used after your death, you need to fill out an Organ Donor Declaration. This document authorizes that a specific organ such as your eyes, several organs such as your heart, liver and kidneys or your entire body can be donated for medical or other uses.
If you want a copy of your doctor records, a formal medical records request must be filed. This is to protect patients? privacy in accordance to the federal law HIPAA. You will need to contact the doctor?s office and fill out some paperwork before the forms will be released.
If at any point you decide you want to change the beneficiary on your life insurance policy, in order to revoke all previous designations, you must make a formal application by using a Life Insurance Beneficiary Change Request. Using this request form is the easiest and clearest way to legally change or add a contingent beneficiary on your policy.
If you want to change who will receive the benefits of your life insurance policy after you die, you must complete a life insurance beneficiary change request. For example, if you divorce and remarry, your former spouse may receive the benefits of your life insurance policy if such a change is not requested in writing.
To change who will receive the proceeds of your life insurance policy or to change the percentage of the proceeds that each individual will receive, you need to complete a life insurance beneficiary change request. A written form may be necessary if you want to add children to the list of beneficiaries for your policy.
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