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Are there any decisions my healthcare agent can't make for me?

In addition to any specific prohibitions you include in your living will, your healthcare agent may not:
  • put you in a mental health facility
  • authorize extreme psychiatric treatment or surgery
  • authorize sterilization or abortion
  • authorize any mercy killing
  • authorize any act that goes beyond what you authorized in your healthcare power of attorney