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Sec. 5.?(a)?If the possible liability of the fund to the patient is discharged solely through a direct payment made under IC 34-18-15-1, the limitations on recovery from the patient's compensation fund established under section 3 of this chapter apply without adjustment.
(b)?If an agreement is made to discharge the fund's possible liability to the patient through a periodic payments agreement, the amount of the patient's recovery from the fund is:
(1)?the amount of any immediate payment made directly to the patient from the fund; ?plus
(2)?the cost of the periodic payments agreement paid by the commissioner on behalf of the fund;
for the purposes of the limitations on recovery from the fund established under section 3 of this chapter.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Indiana Code Title 34. Civil Law and Procedure § 34-18-14-5 - last updated June 08, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/in/title-34-civil-law-and-procedure/in-code-sect-34-18-14-5/
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