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your agent abuses the power of attorney

What if Your Agent Abuses the Power of Attorney?

Under Illinois law, an individual holding a power of attorney is a fiduciary as a matter of law. The person designated as a power of attorney agent owes a fiduciary duty to the principal—the person making the designation. If your agent abuses the power of attorney, he or she may be subject to civil or even criminal penalties.

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Telemedicine for all

Medicare Opens Up Telemedicine For All

Getting heath care by phone or video conferencing has been around for several decades, but the outbreak of coronavirus has led to an increase in telemedicine use that has never seen before, according to health systems and provider groups across the country.

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