As the durable POA for health care for my father (81), can my sister withhold my dad's medical information from me?

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1. My sister came to "visit" my dad in January 2015, and has been living in his house ever since. He pays for all the food, utilities, car expenses, etc.
2. In the past 6wks, my sister's personal grudge against me has escalated, and she refuses to communicate with me. I don't have a problem with this.
3. However, what I do have a problem with is the fact that my sister refuses to talk to me about my father's care, medical appts schedule, results of doctor's visits, change in medications, or anything else related to my dad. She won't answer the phone, she won't come to the phone when father repeatedly asks her to, and the few times she did come to the phone she would not answer my questions about my father's medical care - she says you talked to dad already.
4. My father is diabetic with large swings in his blood sugar, so he doesn't always remember or understand what is going on at all his dr appts.
5. Can my sister legally withhold my dad's medical information from me as his durable POA for health care? If not, what do I need to do to rectify this situation and get access to my dad's information?

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What does your dad want to happen? He signed the MPOA. If he wants to change his mind about her taking card of him, he can.
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Thanks "give a hug". I've tried to make this point with my sister, but she simply doesn't care. My father had a counseling apt set up this past week, which I was to attend with the hope to talk about and resolve the situation between my sister and me. About 20mins before the apt, my father told me my sister had cancelled the apt w/o telling us. I didn't mention that my sister has been using my dad's credit cards for her personal expenses.
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Your dad is in control of his information unless he is incompetent. Have your dad sign a release with his dr for the dr office to give you the information. You could call the drs office if you know which dr and remind them to put a note in his file to sign the release the next time he comes in. You could also pick up the form, have it mailed or faxed and take it to dad to have it signed. You could also have dad amend the MPOA and add your name. You could ask dad to call the dr and give permission for them to mail you the last visits notes. While you might be able to get around your sister for this information, the best thing for your dad is for you and your sister to get along. Stress is very hard on diabetics. Work hard to develop a better relationship before something really serious occurs and you have this muddled communication issue between you. Good luck.
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