844 IAC 5-2-9 - Fees

Authority: IC 25-22.5-2-7

Affected: IC 25-1-9; IC 25-22.5-1

Sec. 9.

(a) Fees charged by a practitioner for his/her professional services shall be reasonable and shall reasonably compensate the practitioner only for services actually rendered.
(b) A practitioner shall not enter into agreement for, charge, or collect an illegal or clearly excessive fee.
(c) 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 required.
(2) The fee customarily charged in the locality for similar practitioner services.
(3) The amount of the charges involved.
(4) The quality of performance.
(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.


844 IAC 5-2-9
Medical Licensing Board of Indiana; 844 IAC 5-2-9; filed Nov 30, 1990, 4:15 p.m.: 14 IR 752; readopted filed Nov 9, 2001, 3:16 p.m.: 25 IR 1325; readopted filed Oct 4, 2007, 3:36 p.m.: 20071031-IR-844070050RFA; readopted filed November 25, 2013, 9:24 a.m.: 20131225-IR-844130307RFA Readopted filed 11/22/2016, 12:11 p.m.: 20161221-IR-844160317RFA

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