Health Insurance Expensive For Unemployed

A report from the group Families USA says that the cost of maintaining health insurance for a family under COBRA consumes, on average, nearly 84 percent of a worker’s unemployment benefits. What do you think?


"What are all those people doing getting medical care in the first place? They should be out trying to find jobs."

Daryl McCarthy • Pharmaceutical Researcher

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"Sure I lost my job and my health insurance, but I also lost my will to live, so it doesn't really matter."

Lori Connor • Electronics Repair

"Fascinating. Say, that Families USA group wouldn’t happen to be hiring, would they?"

Josh Duncan • Unemployed