Welcome to FindLaw's section on Alaska health care laws, with articles covering a wide variety of legal matters related to medical procedures and rights. This section provides up-to-date information about Alaska's laws with respect to abortion access, privacy of medical records, living wills, and other laws impacting health care access and procedures. For instance, Alaska (like most states) does not permit physician-assisted suicide or other types of euthanasia. But the state (also like most other states) permits individuals to be removed from respirators or other life-sustaining procedures if they choose so through a living will. To learn more about Alaska's health care laws, click on a link below.