Private plans can deny coverage and charge higher premiums for elective treatments and accommodations. In Germany, the financial implications are more taxes to fund the social sickness funds. They are told that it is a duty to take care of one another, but many would argue that more taxes will cause hardship on families already expected to pay a high rate of taxes. Similar is the US, a penalty is charged for those who choose to forego health insurance. If you do not qualify for government assistance and are employed, you may not be able to afford health coverage. References (ASPA), H. S. (2017, January 31). . Retrieved from Pre-existing Conditions:
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