Legislation Aims To Simplify Signing Of Health Care Advance Directives
Health care 'advance directives’ – such as a living will - have been around for several decades. But, surveys show that most adults in the U.S. have not put their wishes regarding end-of-life medical care in writing. Advocates of advance directives say that in North Carolina, state law currently makes it harder for some people to sign those documents. But a bill expected to be filed Monday in the state legislature is intended to simplify the process.