Indiana General Assembly gave us health care advance directives in 2021 legislation that was the first overhaul of Indiana’s health care consent laws in over 28 years. This article reviews some of the health care consent law’s features. One Advance Directive For All Health Care Decisions The Advance Directive law offers simplicity and flexibility in […]
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Governor Holcomb invited Hawkins Elder Law attorney Jeff R Hawkins and other stakeholder representatives to witness the Governor’s July 8 ceremonial signing of Senate Enrolled Act 112 (SEA 112) and Senate Enrolled Act 380 (SEA 380) at the Governor’s Residence. During the ceremony, the Governor recognized key legislators and advocates that had supported the pair […]
Indiana health care advance directive options may improve in 2019. If Indiana passes 2019 House Bill 1516 (HB 1516), then the law will upgrade how Hoosiers plan for future health care decisions. This article describes current health care advance directive laws and how the new law may help Indiana health care patients plan for emergency health care and end-of-life decisions.