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Advance care planning is for everybody

If an accident or sudden illness leaves you unable to speak for yourself, your loved ones won’t know what you want without an advance care plan. This may seem intimidating but OptumCare® is here to help. Your plan doesn’t have to be perfect. It’s flexible and you can change it at any time.

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • Car accidents, crises and sudden illnesses can happen to anyone at any time. Every adult should have an advance care plan.
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  • No. Any person can complete an advance directive, and conversations can happen in whatever time and place you’re comfortable.
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  • Your plan is flexible and can change at any time. Revisit your plan with any life event. Remember that your plan only takes effect if you can’t speak for yourself. Until then, you’ll make all your decisions for yourself.
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  • Doctors will typically honor an advance directive across state lines. If you move, it’s a good idea to create a document in your new home state.
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  • It doesn’t have to be perfect. Once you choose an advocate, it might be easiest to think first about what you don’t want for yourself. You can build and think through it over time.
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