28. In its award, the council of arbitration may confirm, reduce or cancel the account in dispute, determine the refund or payment to which a party may be entitled, and rule on the amount that the patient has acknowledged owing and has remitted with the application for arbitration.
The council of arbitration may decide the arbitration expenses, namely the expenses incurred by the Order for the arbitration. The total amount of the expenses must not, however, exceed 15% of the amount in dispute.
When the account in dispute is confirmed in whole or in part or when a refund is awarded, the council of arbitration may also add interest and an indemnity as provided in articles 1618 and 1619 of the Civil Code, calculated from the date of the application for conciliation.