Excellus: End-of-life care survey shows disparity Upstate

Reinhardt, Eric
May 2008
Business Journal (Central New York);5/9/2008, Vol. 22 Issue 19, p15
The article presents the survey from Execellus BlueCross BlueShield which revealed the importance of a health care proxy in the event of terminal condition in New York. It found a 40% completion rate on health care proxies in Central New York and a 35% completion rate in the Utica region. It also indicated that 27% of the respondents believe that health care proxy is not necessary, while 21% do not know about it.


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