Long-term health care planning: A need for financial and mental wellness

M. Zechetmayr

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Personal wellness not only is a matter of physical well-being. It is also based on financial security and planning. This is the case in making decisions about one's own personal health care system provisions. Each person has the right to decide about his or her health care system prior to becoming disabled and unable to make such decisions. In the case of incurable disease and comatic existence or needing life support, a person should have signed powers of attorney and living wills that will be adhered to when the need arises. This article will present these personal financial health care system provisions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1-14
Number of pages14
JournalJournal of Health and Social Policy
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1993
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Geography, Planning and Development
  • General Health Professions
  • General Social Sciences
  • Health Policy
  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health


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