Title 75 - Utah Uniform Probate Code - Chapter 2a - Advance Health Care Directive Act - Section 113 - Personal representative status.

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75-2a-113 Personal representative status. A surrogate becomes a personal representative for an adult under the Health Insurance

Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 when: (1) the adult has been found to lack health care decision making capacity under Section

75-2a-104; (2) the adult grants current authority to the surrogate either:

(a) in writing; or (b) by other expression before a witness who is not the surrogate or agent; or

(3) the court appoints a guardian authorized to make health care decisions on behalf of the adult.

Amended by Chapter 107, 2008 General Session