Maintaining good health, or at least having certain options and protections with regard to health care in place, is important to virtually everyone, regardless of how we actually live our lives. States, including Vermont, have laws and procedures intended to protect patients and empower them to make their own health care decisions. Welcome to FindLaw's coverage of Vermont's health care laws, with legalese-free explanations of important legal processes such as durable powers of attorney, living wills, abortion, physician-assisted suicide, and much more. In addition, you'll find information about the civil statute of limitations in case you need to file a claim. Click on one of the links below to learn more about Vermont health care laws.