Indiana Administrative Code
Title 868 - STATE PSYCHOLOGY BOARD
Article 1.1 - GENERAL PROVISIONS
Rule 11 - Code of Professional Conduct
Section 11-4 - Professional practice; fees
Current through June 21, 2023
Authority: IC 25-33-1-3
Affected: IC 16-39; IC 25-33-1
(a) A psychologist shall make advance financial arrangements that are clearly understood by patients or clients. A psychologist shall not exploit recipients of services or payors with respect to fees.
(b) Fees charged shall be reasonable. Factors to be considered in determining the reasonableness of a fee include the following:
(c) A psychologist may be paid from a source other than the patient or client if the patient or client consents and the arrangement does not compromise the psychologist's responsibility to the patient or client.
(d) In circumstances where professional objectivity could be compromised, a psychologist shall not base fees upon the uncertain outcome of a contingency, whether the contingency be the outcome of litigation or any other occurrence or condition which may or may not develop, occur, or happen.
(e) A psychologist shall not divide a fee for professional services with any individual who is not a partner, employee, or shareholder in a corporation operating the psychology service unless:
(f) The collection of fees utilizing any legal collection procedure is not a violation of the confidentiality of the professional relationship.
State Psychology Board; 868 IAC 1.1-11-4; filed Jun 13, 1986, 10:00 a.m.: 9 IR 2927; errata, 9 IR 2931; filed May 8, 1992, 5:00 p.m.: 15 IR 1958; filed Dec 27, 1993, 9:00 a.m.: 17 IR 1001; filed Apr 24, 2000, 12:43 p.m.: 23 IR 2238; readopted filed Apr 23, 2001, 11:30 a.m.: 24 IR 2896; readopted filed Oct 4, 2007, 3:32 p.m.: 20071031-IR-868070065RFA; readopted filed November 25, 2013, 9:24 a.m.: 20131225-IR-868130289RFA
Readopted filed 11/25/2019, 12:24 p.m.: 20191225-IR-868190190RFA