Skip to main content

Indiana Code Title 27. Insurance § 27-13-7-27

Welcome to FindLaw's Cases & Codes, a free source of state and federal court opinions, state laws, and the United States Code. For more information about the legal concepts addressed by these cases and statutes, visit FindLaw's Learn About the Law.

Sec. 27. (a) This section applies to each of the following:

(1) An individual contract.

(2) A group contract.

(b) As used in this section, “emergency medical services” has the meaning set forth in IC 16-18-2-110.

(c) As used in this section, “emergency medical services provider organization” means a provider of emergency medical services that is certified by the Indiana emergency medical services commission as an advanced life support provider organization under rules adopted under IC 16-31-3.

(d) An individual contract and a group contract that provide coverage for emergency medical services must provide reimbursement for emergency medical services that are:

(1) rendered by an emergency medical services provider organization;

(2) within the emergency medical services provider organization's scope of practice;

(3) performed or provided as advanced life support services;  and

(4) performed or provided during a response initiated through the 911 system regardless of whether the patient is transported.

(e) If multiple emergency medical services provider organizations qualify and submit a claim for reimbursement under this section, the health maintenance organization:

(1) may reimburse under this section only for one (1) claim per patient encounter;  and

(2) shall reimburse the claim submitted by the emergency medical services provider organization that performed or provided the majority of advanced life support services.

(f) The department may adopt rules under IC 4-22-2, including emergency rules under IC 4-22-2-37.1, to implement this section.

(g) This section does not require an individual contract or a group contract to provide coverage for emergency medical services.

Cite this article: - Indiana Code Title 27. Insurance § 27-13-7-27 - last updated June 08, 2021 |

FindLaw Codes may not reflect the most recent version of the law in your jurisdiction. Please verify the status of the code you are researching with the state legislature or via Westlaw before relying on it for your legal needs.

Was this helpful?

Thank you. Your response has been sent.

Copied to clipboard