Florida is home to millions of retirees. That makes state-specific health care laws of increased importance in the Sunshine State. There are laws on the books about remaining on life support and how Florida residents can plan and handle their deaths. Things like durable power of attorney and living wills are dealt with. Plus Florida law protects patient privacy, especially when it comes to what doctors and hospitals can share about you. Below you will find state-specific health care laws on a number of topics -- including methods for declaring your wishes regarding life-prolonging medical procedures and laws on access to medical records.