DocuBank® is a company headquartered in Pennsylvania. This company keeps health care documents on file for people who want to have those documents available at a moment’s notice. Here is how it works.
Assume you are our client and we have registered your health care documents with DocuBank®. Also assume that you are visiting a relative in a distant city — Tampa, Florida for example — and you have a severe health-care problem and cannot make your health care decisions yourself (e.g., you are unconscious, in a coma, or otherwise incompetent). DocuBank® will provide you with an emergency card that reveals your name and an emergency contact’s name and phone number. The card has a toll-free number that doctors, hospitals and health-care providers can call to obtain your health-care documents.
Once the number is dialed, your health care documents will be faxed to the caller within a very short time — 24 hours a day and 7 days a week, worldwide. DocuBank® also faxes the names and phone numbers of your loved ones and physician so they can be reached quickly in an emergency.
Many of our clients find that the almost-instant availability of their documents, via DocuBank®, brings a lot of peace-of-mind and they don’t leave home without their DocuBank® emergency card.
If you have questions about this topic, please feel free to call Biddinger, Bitzer & Estelle, PLLC to arrange for a free consultation about how this, and other estate-planning topics, affect you, your family and your loved ones.
If you have questions for DocuBank®, you can reach them at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 1-800-362-8226.
*** DocuBank® is a company — independent of Biddinger, Bitzer & Estelle, PLLC — and the law firm is not responsible in any way for the performance or non-performance of duties promised by DocuBank®.