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October 07, 2004

Insurer won't pay for doctors' errors

A Minnesota health insurer says it won't pay the bill when doctors make serious mistakes — apparently the first time an insurer has taken such a hard-line stand against medical errors. HealthPartners, Minnesota's third-largest health insurer, said it is not trying to save money, but wants to send a message to get doctors to take medical mistakes seriously.

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Posted by Tom Troceen