I know a person with end stage cancer in Washington state that went with her husband to Hawaii.
She collapsed in Hawaii, went into a coma, went to the ER, and got admitted to hospice. I'm assuming her husband now should automatically have medical power of attorney since she entered into a coma?
Since then, she has recovered greatly. She has woken up, is talking, is lucid, having normal conversation, a good amount of energy, etc. The doctors in Honolulu cleared her to fly back to Seattle on a private plane.
She really wants to go back to Seattle. Her husband forbids it, stating he has medical power of attorney and he gets to decide on everything.
How does a durable medical power of attorney for Washington residents get revoked in a different state once the principal gets better? I'm assuming, but can't confirm, that the hospice must have been given paperwork stating that the husband has the medical power of attorney? She is lucid now, but the husband still is making sure that everyone around knows that all decisions must go through him and him alone.