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At least Germany got it right.  

Viagra, determined to be a 'quality of life' drug will no longer be covered by insurance. Why should men be able to play for free in the U.S. when women have to be accountable and be called 'prostitutes' and 'sluts' for trying to protect themselves against unwanted pregnancies?!

All those right wing(nuts) should follow their hot air spewings to their rightful conclusion and exclude Viagra as well.  But we know that'll never happen, because men like Santorum think they're gods by the virtue of having a penis.  If you don't got one, in his eyes you're nothing.


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Berlin (CNN) -- Insurers in Germany are not obligated to pay for Viagra or other sexual performance enhancing drugs, the country's federal social court has ruled.

The decision Tuesday stemmed from the case of a man with multiple sclerosis who insisted his insurance company reimburse him for the cost of treating his erectile dysfunction, a potential side effect of the neurological disease.

But the court ruled that insurers have no responsibility to pay for any "quality of life" drugs and that an insurer's refusal to do so was in no way discriminatory, even if the person in question suffered from an incurable disease.

During the proceedings, defendants cited reforms to the country's health care system that were pushed through in 2004, under which insurance companies were exempt from paying for medication that primarily treated "quality of life" conditions. The list included medicines for treating impotence.

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