1. Louie

    June 18, 2009 at 2:47 pm

    I wonder what percentage of the 900,000 or so unemployed North Carolinians actually can afford to pay COBRA premiums after they lose their job??

  2. Adam Linker

    June 18, 2009 at 2:49 pm

    Even with a subsidy — not many.

  3. Louie

    June 18, 2009 at 2:54 pm

    interesting article (linked at my name) by John Miller from the excellent publication Dollars & Sense about the true unemployment rate hitting a 68 year high.

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