Health Care Proxy

Appointing Your Health Care Agent in New York State

The New York Health Care Proxy Law allows you to appoint someone you trust — for example, a family member or close friend – to make health care decisions for you if you lose the ability to make decisions yourself. By appointing a health care agent, you can make sure that health care providers follow your wishes.

Find out more about appointing a Health Care Proxy in New York State

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    Fred Hendricks lived with an abnormal heart rhythm for years and because his heart wasn’t working right, he had significant trouble getting around. Then he met Dr. James Storey and the rest of the electrophysiology team at Bassett, who fixed Fred’s bad heart using a technique known as cryoablation.

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