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Advance Health Care Directive

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The documents and processes for making your Life Care Plan vary by state. Please select your region to continue.    

Enroll online for our Life Care Planning Workshop. You’ll learn about the role of a health care decision maker, how to complete an advanced directive, and more. 

Your life care plan can be made legal in the State of California through any of a number of different documents or processes which are legally approved by the state. Ideally, we would like you to complete an Advance Health Care Directive (AHCD). Please make sure that any legal document you complete is shared with both your health care agent and Kaiser Permanente.

Download California’s Advance Health Care Directive

You can download and print form to fill out with a pen, or save it to your computer and type into it. To save the completed form from a browser window, choose File > Save As and rename the file.

Note: If you do not rename the file it WILL NOT save the information you enter.

Page-by-page guide to California’s Advance Health Care Directive

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Reviewed by: John W Prochnow, November 2017