Voluntary health care; immunity for providing
Sec. 1. Except as provided in section 2 of this chapter, a person who meets the following criteria is immune from civil liability resulting from any act or omission relating to the provision of health care services:
(1) Has licensure to provide health care services under Indiana law.
(2) Voluntarily provides without compensation health care services under IC 36-1-14.2 within the scope of the person's license to another person.
(3) Provides the health care services at any medical clinic or health care facility that provides health care services without charge and that:
(A) purchases professional liability insurance under IC 36-1-14.2; or
(B) is covered under 42 U.S.C. 233.
As added by P.L.1-1998, SEC.26. Amended by P.L.116-2005, SEC.3.
Immunity for providing medical direction concerning emergency medical services
Sec. 1.5. Except as provided in section 2 of this chapter, a physician licensed under IC 25-22.5 is immune from civil liability resulting from an act or omission related to the provision of medical direction concerning emergency medical services (as defined in IC 16-18-2-110) within the scope of the physician's license, if the physician provides medical direction concerning emergency medical services:
(1) to a person who is certified under IC 16-31 to provide the emergency medical services; and
(2) without compensation.
As added by P.L.101-2006, SEC.37.
Liability for gross negligence or willful misconduct
Sec. 2. A person described in section 1 of this chapter is not immune from civil liability if the damages resulting from the provision of the health care services resulted from the person's gross
negligence or willful misconduct.
As added by P.L.1-1998, SEC.26.