2014 Kansas Statutes
Chapter 40 INSURANCE
Article 34 HEALTH CARE PROVIDER INSURANCE
40-3407 Payments from fund; claim payments.
40-3407. Payments from fund; claim payments. (a) Except for investment purposes, all payments from the fund shall be upon warrants of the state of Kansas issued pursuant to vouchers approved by the executive director or the executive director's designee, and, with respect to claim payments, accompanied by: (1) A file stamped copy of a final judgment against a health care provider or inactive health care provider for which the fund is liable; or (2) a file stamped copy of a court approved settlement against a health care provider or inactive health care provider for which the fund is liable.
(b) For investment purposes amounts shall be paid from the fund upon vouchers approved by the chairperson of the pooled money investment board.
(c) (1) Payments from the fund for attorney fees, expert witness fees, and other costs related to claims, including invoices, statements and other documentation thereof, shall not be subject to K.S.A. 45-218, and amendments thereto.
(2) The provisions of this subsection shall expire on June 30, 2019, unless the legislature acts to reenact such provisions. The provisions of this section shall be reviewed by the legislature prior to July 1, 2019.
History: L. 1976, ch. 231, § 7; L. 1994, ch. 155, § 5; L. 2014, ch. 56, § 11; July 1.
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