Alternate Health Care Representative

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Definition of "Alternate Health Care Representative"

An alternate health care representative is someone who is appointed to act as a principal's health care representative if the primary representative is unable or unwilling to continue acting for the principal. While it is a good idea to appoint an alternate health care representative, it is not required.

"Alternate Health Care Representative" is referred to in the following legal documents:

Health Care Directive

See also:

Health Care Representative

Medical Power of Attorney

Living Will