No vaccine? The insurance does not pay all the medical expenses of the novel coronavirus

(summary of this newspaper) although the epidemic continues to increase the number of confirmed diagnoses, hospitalizations and deaths, and many activities require people who have been vaccinated to participate, it still fails to persuade some people who resolutely do not vaccinate to change their minds.

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After President Biden announced that civil servants of the federal government need to be vaccinated, an insurance company decided not to pay the hospitalization medical expenses of non vaccinated people about the novel coronavirus disease.

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If the novel coronavirus is diagnosed and needs to be hospitalized, the medical cost is very expensive.

If you need to live for a long time, the medical cost is higher.

Some health insurance companies have asked the insured to bear part of the medical expenses.

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Since the beginning of the epidemic, the health insurance company has basically paid all the expenses for the treatment of new coronal disease.

However, after the vaccine is popularized, people should know to prevent and reduce infection and get the vaccine, especially after the FDA has fully approved Pfizer vaccine.

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For some experts, the latest decision is reasonable, but for others, it is completely nonsense, because the profits of insurance companies have increased wildly since the beginning of the pandemic, because many people will not go to see a doctor during the epidemic, and surgery and treatment have been cancelled or postponed, This reduces the cost of insurance companies.

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Now more than 70% of medical insurance companies require customers who are not vaccinated and need hospitalization to bear part of the medical expenses.

According to a recent report by the Centers for Disease Control and prevention, unvaccinated people are 29 times more likely to be hospitalized after infection than fully vaccinated people.

Considering these figures, health insurance companies expect that it is reasonable for unvaccinated customers to pay part of medical expenses when needed.

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In the next few months, insurance companies will see the impact of the new policy on customers, and more importantly, profits for insurance companies.

But one thing is certain.

People who are still hesitant about vaccination will face increasing pressure.

It is better to vaccinate as soon as possible.

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