Health Care

North Carolina Caregiver Resources

Posted on: August 21st, 2009
Check out the Family Care Naivgator from the Family Caregiver Alliance. North Carolina’s page is here....

Preparing for the End of Life

Posted on: August 18th, 2009
A recent WSJ.com article discusses Advance Directives (Living Wills and Health Care Powers of Attorney) and their important role in end of life situations. I learned that Google now has a free online service for registering such documents....

What do I do with my Health Care Power of Attorney and Living Will?

Posted on: March 27th, 2009
So, you’ve been a responsible adult and have recently completed your estate plan. As part of your plan, you have a Health Care Power of Attorney, Living Will, and HIPAA Authorization. Now what?...

Revised Medico-Legal Guidelines Published

Posted on: February 4th, 2009
From the North Carolina Bar Association website: The North Carolina Bar Association and the North Carolina Medical Society are pleased to announce the publication of their revised Medico-Legal Guidelines....

MOST and DNR Forms – the other side of Advance Directives

Posted on: January 25th, 2009
Lawyers routinely prepare advance directives for their clients – in North Carolina the statutory form was previously called a "Declaration of a Desire for a Natural Death, "and is now just known as an "Advance Directive (Living Will)." ...

Medicare Part D – An Overview

Posted on: December 4th, 2008
After the conclusion of World War II, employer provided health care benefits had become commonplace and employees had come to expect the benefit as part of their overall employment package. ...
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