[Tagging] Country code value prefix? | Re: Feature Proposal - Voting - Tag:insurance:health

Warin 61sundowner at gmail.com
Fri Aug 2 06:42:41 UTC 2019

On 02/08/19 16:18, Rory McCann wrote:
> On 02/08/2019 02:02, Joseph Eisenberg wrote:
>> My main concern is that it is not clear how the value should be used.
>> The suggested examples are =private, =public, or =no - only the last
>> is usually useful. It would be better to suggest that each country or
>> region create values that match the most common and important
>> insurance options.
> One could take inspiration from the road classification system and use
> country code prefixes for the value? `insurance:health=<country
> code>:<value>`. Private health insurance in Ireland is different from US
> private health insurance, so `insurance:health=IE:private` vs
> `insurance:health=US:private`.
> You can read it as “The health insurance here has the value of 
> “private” _as the term is understood in the USA_”. It could be extend 
> to state level (`US:CA:whatever`).

It is possibly that some will only accept certain insurance firms and 
reject others. I am thinking of insurance firms that run some medical 

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