Category Archives: Designation of Health Care Surrogate

Why your 18 year old needs a health care surrogate

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Imagine, your child just turned 18 and they suffer an injury that requires surgery. They’re still on your health insurance and they’re still in high school, but you can’t access the records or make any of the decisions. Seems crazy, but it’s true.¬†Once your child turns 18 they are legally an adult and in order for any health care providers to give you any information, your child must consent to them speaking to you about […]

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