When to Use

  • Your health may be at risk due to an upcoming surgery or procedure.
  • You are aging or your health is declining.
  • You want to appoint someone to make healthcare decisions on your behalf and carry out your wishes in case you become ill.

Other Names for This Document

  • Healthcare proxy
  • Healthcare surrogate
  • Medical POA
Consider using our living will instead. A living will (also called an advance directive) is used to explain your healthcare preferences, and it also includes a healthcare power of attorney for your convenience.

What our customers are saying about us