NYS Health Care Proxy Whether your estate is large or small, one of the most important documents in your financial plan may be a Health Care Proxy. A Health Care Proxy provides the ability to appoint a trusted family member (or friend) to make important health care decisions for you should you lose the ability to make those decisions yourself. If you're a resident of NEW YORK, for a printable Health Care Proxy. Source: www.health.ny.gov/forms/doh-1430.pdf Registered Representatives of Equity Services, Inc. do not offer tax or legal advice. For advice concerning your own situation, please consult with your appropriate professional advisor.