(1) Compensation under section 226 for the loss of, or damage to, a member's medical aid is payable to:
(a) the person who made the claim for compensation; or
(b) if that person so directs:
(i) the person who provided any goods or services in connection with the replacement or repair of the medical aid; or
(ii) any other person who incurred the cost of goods or services in connection with the replacement or repair.
Note: A special rule applies if a trustee is appointed under section 432.
(2) A payment under section 226 to a person who provided the goods or services discharges any liability of any other person for the cost of the goods or services to the extent of the payment.