Friday, August 30, 2013

U.S. Moves Toward Nationalization of Healthcare, Germany Moves Toward the Free Market

Sad But True

The German government abolished the three-year waiting period for an individual to move from state-regulated health insurance to private health insurance. This has lead to more Germans purchasing private coverage. ...

German citizens have started investing in private health insurance products to gain access to better medical treatment, without having to pay expensive medical costs. Increasing public awareness about the benefits of private health insurance products, and the flexibility of accessing private healthcare services supported the growth. The segment registered 20% more new business during the first half of 2011 than it registered in 2010.

Metallica - Sad But True