HIPAA: An Overview for Young Adults

The Federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) was enacted to provide guidelines to the healthcare industry for protecting patient information and privacy. For minors, this is a non-issue because parents have access to their children’s...

Healthcare Power of Attorney: What Your Agent Needs to Know

Even those who are currently in good health, may suddenly become too ill to make healthcare decisions for themselves. They may become unconscious after an accident, needing someone to stand in their shoes to make those decisions for them. A medical power of attorney...