Businesses who do not like paying for “botched medical procedures and low-quality medical care” plan to ask doctors and hospitals for refunds when they commit medical errors. 

The Leapfrog Group and Midwest Business Group on Health, two business groups that purchase health care are asking health care providers to waive their fees in cases of medical mistakes.  They say that when you buy a defective car, lemon laws provide for refunds – so to medical providers who provide substandard care should give refunds.  Other insurers at looking at adding clauses to their contracts to require facilities to report medical errors to state agencies and waive fees for medical errors.