It is most common to see individuals, families, self employed and small employers of like thinking to seek out a HealthShare based on its principals of lifestyle, morals and ethics.
Each healthcare sharing program has its own requirements, offers different benefits, and its strictness varies dramatically.
In non religious HealthShares which usually accept people of all faiths. They will ask individuals to agree to their principles, which include a commitment to:
On the other end of the spectrum, religious HealthShares will often require you:
Their adherence to these guidelines must usually be confirmed by a religious official and renewed yearly in some religious HealthShares.
One of the many reasons a HeathShare is priced much lower than health insurance is lifestyle, morals and ethics.
(ACA Health Insurance was specifically designed for the mass population with no regard to morals, ethics, legal or illegal and the pricing is reflective as well.)