^^ FM, I agree. However it depends on what you mean by "benefits". For example to get COBRA or unemployment you have to work for the company that provides you with insurance and pay those unemployment taxes (or whatever it's called). And frankly COBRA costs SO MUCH that it's much cheaper to buy an individual insurance (here I'm speaking from own experience as well as experience of my relatives).
BTW, I always thought Medicaid and Unemployment are state-based, not federal. Am I wrong?
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