• Step 5a:  Health Care Power of Attorney:  
    This 24-page document explains a Health Care Power of Attorney for Montanans, and includes a worksheet and forms to appoint a health care agent(s) and assist others in understanding your health care preferences.

  • Step 5b: Health Care Power of Attorney Forms (Fillable Forms):  Several organizations have collaborated to develop a model Health Care Power of Attorney (Form A) for Montanans.  They have also created two optional forms (Form B and Form C) along with a worksheet.  These forms should be used to appoint health care agents(s) and assist others in understanding your health care preferences.

  • Step 5c:  Provider Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST):  (MT201112HR) (2014) Under Revision
    Gives control over medical treatments near the end of life. Once signed by you and your physician, nurse practitioner, or physician assistant, the POLST form is recognized as an actual medical order that will be honored by all Montana health care providers.