Affected: IC 25-1-9; IC 25-22.5-1
charged by a practitioner for his/her professional services shall be reasonable
and shall reasonably compensate the practitioner only for services actually
(b) A practitioner shall
not enter into agreement for, charge, or collect an illegal or clearly
Factors to be
considered in determining the reasonableness of a fee include, but are not
limited to, the following:
(1) The difficulty
and/or uniqueness of the services performed and the time, skill, and experience
(2) The fee customarily
charged in the locality for similar practitioner services.
(3) The amount of the charges
(4) The quality of
(5) The nature and
length of the professional relationship with the patient.
(6) The experience, reputation, and ability
of the practitioner in performing the kind of services involved.