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About the Guaranty Fund
Pursuant to Indiana Code § 23-2-4, the Indiana Securities Division regulates the offer and sale of Continuing Care agreements in the state. The Act also establishes the Indiana Retirement Home Guaranty Fund, designed to protect the financial interests of Indiana citizens who enter into continuing care agreements with providers, should the provider declare bankruptcy.
There are five (5) members of the Board appointed by the Governor from a list submitted by the Secretary of State. Two (2) members must be Continuing Care residents, one (1) must be a Continuing Care provider representative, one (1) must have experience in banking and finance, and one (1) must have experience in insurance. The Indiana Securities Commissioner also serves as an ex officio member.
The Guaranty Fund Board of Directors is as follows:
Charles N. Miller (2015)
Lorene Burkhart (2016)
Leon Gerber, Administrator (2013)
Christian Care Retirement Community
Banking and Finance Representative
Steven Johnson, Manager, Lease Services (2016)
Simon Property Group, Inc.
Doris G. Brauman Moore, R.N., J.D. (2015)
Brauman Moore Law Office
Indiana Securities Commissioner
Plan of Operation:
The Board of Directors must operate under a Plan of Operation adopted by the Board and approved by the Indiana Securities Commissioner. The Plan provides for the administration of the Fund in the event that a provider becomes bankrupt.
Click here to see the current Plan of Operation.
Retirement homes wishing to register as a Continuing Care Provider can download the application and instructions here. Completed forms should be mailed with the filing fee and other documentation to:
Continuing Care Compliance Section
Secretary of State - Securities Division
Indiana Government Center South (IGCS) Room E-111
302 W. Washington Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204
You can check the registration of a Continuing Care Provider on the Indiana Securities Division registrations database. Select "Continuing Care Facilities" from the drop-down menu and enter the search criteria. Link to the database search page now.