Changes in Florida’s Health Care Surrogate Laws Affect Minors and Adults
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Changes in Florida’s Health Care Surrogate Laws Affect Minors and Adults

This year, the Florida Legislature has made some changes to Florida’s health care surrogate statutes. For example, after October 1, 2015, a person will be able to assign the power to a surrogate to make health care decisions for that person even if the person is not incapacitated. This is a significant change from the prior laws, which generally allowed a health care…