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Sec. 22. “Patient” means an individual who receives or should have received health care from a health care provider, under a contract, express or implied, and includes a person having a claim of any kind, whether derivative or otherwise, as a result of alleged malpractice on the part of a health care provider. Derivative claims include the claim of a parent or parents, guardian, trustee, child, relative, attorney, or any other representative of the patient including claims for loss of services, loss of consortium, expenses, and other similar claims.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Indiana Code Title 34. Civil Law and Procedure § 34-18-2-22 - last updated June 08, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/in/title-34-civil-law-and-procedure/in-code-sect-34-18-2-22.html
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